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Sport Management

Sports is a multi-billion dollar global industry. From professional sports and intercollegiate athletics to public and private sports clubs, the sport management program prepares you for careers in all areas of the sports industry.

What you’ll study

Sport management students study sport and business to get ready to manage their favorite teams, leagues, brands, and facilities.

Practical Experience

Students build their resumes and gain industry experience from their first semester on campus with experiential learning and volunteer opportunities in the sports industry. Students complete a full time internship prior to graduation to get real world experience.

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What's Next?

Flagler's location in St. Augustine offers many internship possibilities including local fitness clubs, recreation departments, golf organizations, and Jacksonville professional sports teams.

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One of the best parts about majoring in Sport Management at Flagler College is Experiential Learning, which requires students to volunteer at sporting events. Daniella Milroy, Sport Management, 2018
Student Daniella Milroy
One of the best parts about majoring in Sport Management at Flagler College is Experiential Learning, which requires students to volunteer at sporting events. Daniella Milroy, Sport Management, 2018

Major Requirements

Required Courses
56 Credit Hours
SPM
120
Introduction to Sport Management
SPM
210
Sociology of Sport
SPM
260
Administration of Sport
SPM
270
Sport Marketing, Promotion, and Sales
SPM
281
Apprenticeship in Sport Management
SPM
315
Sport Finance
SPM
325
Sport Law
SPM
330
Recreation/Fitness Management
SPM
335
Facility/Event Management
SPM
370
Junior Seminar
SPM
430
Governance in Sport
SPM
435
Sport Ethics
SPM
200+
One elective above 200 level
SPM
200+
One elective above 200 level
SPM
200+
One elective above 200 level
SPM
470
Senior Seminar
SPM
481
Internship in Sport Management
SPM
482
Internship in Sport Management
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Additional Requirements
15 Credit Hours
ACC
211
Principles of Financial Accounting
ACC
212
Principles of Managerial Accounting
MIS
206
Data Management for Business
ECO
201
Principles of Macroeconomics
ECO
202
Principles of Microeconomics
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Sport Analytics Specialization
15 Credit Hours
SPM
3XX
Sport Analytics
MAT
323
Statistics II
ECO
302
Economics of Sport
MIS/BUS
321
Business Analytics
MRK
416
Marketing Research
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Sport Marketing Specialization
15 Credit Hours
SPM
345
Social Media Marketing in Sport
SPM
312
Communication in Sport
COM
208
Introduction to Media
ART
230
Graphic Design for the Non-Major
SPM
350
Sport Sales OR
MRK
315
Selling Principles and Methods
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Fitness Management Specialization
15 Hours
FTW/SPM
207
Principles of Health and Wellness
SPM
307
Advanced Concepts of Personal Training
SPM
308
Sports Nutrition
SPM
309
Fitness Management
BUS
409
Entrepreneurship and New Ventures
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