Sports Administration

Bachelor of Science

A thriving industry, sports administration affords graduates the opportunity to pursue their career goals and fulfill their passion for athletics. As a Bachelor of Science in Sports Administration major, you will gain valuable knowledge and hands-on experience in accounting, human resources, marketing, and business administration. The distinctive curriculum offers both a broad business education and in-depth insight of sports management at the college, professional and Olympic levels.

The Lourdes University College of Business and Leadership offers all majors a values-centered, student-focused and career-driven program that educates a different kind of business leader. Our business programs focus on building strong and ethical leaders who positively impact their communities upon graduation.

The Sports Administration curriculum includes a sports administration internship. Working with your advisor, choose and apply for the internship that best meets your career goals – whether in baseball, hockey, football, soccer or another sport.

With a Bachelor of Science degree in Sports Administration, you are prepared pursue career success as a marketing, management or human resource professional for college and professional sports teams. Duties of a sports administrator can include fundraising, procurement, supply chain management, general administration tasks, marketing, managing budgets, scheduling sporting events and overseeing the recruitment and training of staff.

The Sports Administration major is designed for individuals who have an interest in sports administration and need the integrating core concepts of a business administration curriculum. From a career opportunity perspective, students within this course of study receive basic preparation for an array of roles in the sports industry including professional, intercollegiate, recreational, and club sports. Graduates can also choose to pursue a master’s degree in a specific area of sports administration.

Learn more about the sports administration major and the College of Business and Leadership.