Sports Management

Program Description

Does the idea of working in or around sports as a career appeal to you? Are you interested in business and management and knowing how they apply to sports? If your answer is "yes," Mayville State's degree in Sports Management is for you! This program combines a background in business and sports sciences with practical experiences to help prepare you for an exciting career in the sport and leisure industry, one of the top three industries in almost every state, and one that currently generates more than $300 billion annually nationwide.

Mayville State University's Bachelor of Science degree in Sports Management is designed to prepare you for positions in sports, health and fitness related fields, athletic administration, commercial and community recreation administration, multi-purpose athletic facility management and the wide range of management positions associated with the multi-billion dollar sporting industry. If graduate school is a part of your plan, you'll be off to a great start as a graduate of Mayville State's Sports Management program.

Students' Quotes

"The tools I learned in Mayville State's Sports Management program have become invaluable in my profession. The small classrooms made for a fun and active learning enrivonment. Professors that genuinly cared about the success of each student made the motivation to learn an easy one. When a person works in the recreation profession, one must have a wide knowledge of nearly every sport. I have implemented a program for almost every sport imaginable and I was only able to do this because of the strong background I received at MSU." - Brian Barnes, Sports Management graduate


Wellness Center - You'll have access to the latest fitness equipment and the opportunity to assess users using upgraded technology at Mayville State's Wellness Center.

Real-world experience - You'll get real world experience through your required internship. You could help seniors stay active and fit at the local assisted-living facility or work with Mayville State Athletics managing six quality NAIA athletic programs.

Personal Attention - You'll be preparing for an exciting career while getting the personal attention you deserve at Mayville State.

Sports Management Majors

Sports Management Minors