Sport & Recreation Management, BS Online

If you want a career in a growing field that is ever-changing, fast-paced, and sport-related then consider a Bachelor of Science degree in Sport and Recreation Management (SRM). At University of Minnesota, Crookston, we prepare our SRM students for careers with professional, collegiate, and community sport organizations. Graduates have the skills necessary to be part of an industry with a net worth over $422 billion.

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Key Features

  • Inside the classroom, students gain practical SRM related experience through experiential-learning projects and real-world case studies and scenarios that are taking place in the sport world RIGHT NOW. Outside of the classroom, students in the SRM program gain hands-on experience through job shadowing, networking, study abroad opportunities, and a required internship
  • Faculty ENGAGE students through their unique blend of academic knowledge and “real-world” experience. Our small class sizes allow professors to successfully share their SRM knowledge and experience

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The Bachelor of Science in Sport and Recreation Management is a hands-on program designed to give the student a rich business experience. We cover diverse topics such as sport law, facility and event management, sport marketing, sport communication, sport finance and economics, sport ethics and leadership, and sport psychology. This degree prepares graduates for entry-level positions in intercollegiate athletics, professional sports, recreational programs, and the fitness industry.

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  • Sport Management - athletic administrator, marketing and promotions, general manager
  • Coaching - head coach, college coach, professional coach
  • Youth services/development - Boys/Girls Club director, after-school activities director, youth program director

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Related Majors and Minors

Interested in a double major or minor to complement your Sport and Recreation Management online degree? Check out these other online majors & minors at UMC.