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Bachelor of Science in Sports Management

Prepare to win at every level of your career

Combine your love of sports with your business acumen to find a satisfying and rewarding career in a variety of sports and sports-related industries.

Fontbonne University’s Bachelor of Science in Sports Management prepares young professionals for all sectors of the sports industry by teaching management skills which focus on sports administration, analytics, revenue generation and global aspects of sports.

The sports management program is designed for both young professionals who aspire to have a career in the sports industry and current sports professionals who want to enhance their current skill set and pursue advancement. As a sports management student at Fontbonne, you will acquire leading-edge knowledge through our unique curriculum while developing critical thinking and problem-solving skills.

Program Highlights

Your interest in sports and business management can set you up for a satisfying career. At Fontbonne, we combine a quality liberal arts education with advanced learning opportunities that help you stand out in your field.

  • Develop an in-depth understanding of marketing, finance, intercollegiate athletics, facility and event management, sports law and ethics, global/international sports and sports analytics.
  • Learn from successful industry practitioners while expanding your network through industry events, panels, and speakers, drawing on the abundant resources offered in St. Louis, Mo.
  • Leverage and apply skills and knowledge in a practical setting through internship opportunities and special projects at various sports organizations.
  • As a Fontbonne University student, you’ll be connected to an elite network of peers, industry experts, and graduates working in leadership positions across the global sports industry.

Want to play, too? Become a Fontbonne Griffin, and choose from 17 men’s and women’s NCAA Div. III teams!

Fontbonne University is proud to maintain this program’s accreditation by The Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP). For more information on accreditation, click here.

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Sports Management Career Opportunities

Learn more about how a degree in Management and Leadership can provide a variety of career opportunities for your future. 

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Graduate Successes

  • Enterprise Center
  • Building operations manager, Scottrade Center
  • Program director, YMCA
  • Account executive, St. Louis Blues
  • Sales Consultant 
  • Aspire Group 
  • Operations Assistant, USGA


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