SPORT ADMINISTRATION

A Bachelor of Science in Sport Administration prepares students to pursue careers in sport management, sport communication, sport marketing, sport facilities and sport analytics.
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Dr. Lori DeLong
Dean School of Health and Sports Science
251.442.2302
ldelong@umobile.edu

Bachelor of Science in Sport Administration

The program is interdisciplinary, with courses taught by faculty from the School of Health and Sports Science and the School of Business.

Some characteristics of professionals in the field of sport administration include an analytical mindset, interpersonal skills, time management, communication and writing skills, and flexibility.  Professional experience and networking through internships, observations hours, and volunteering will be important to being successful.


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PROGRAM BENEFITS

 - Internships available on campus with marketing, public relations, athletics, and sports information
- Local internships available within the athletic community
- Courses designed to gain experience in profession

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES


Sports Agent/Promoter
Sports Marketing
Sports Media Relations
Athletic Administration
Lori Delong Classroom
“Sport Administration students are passionate about athletics and desire to channel that love of sport into their careers. Experience is very important as well as ability to multitask, in addition to communication skills and time management/planning skills.  The combination of kinesiology and business courses gives the major a great foundation to apply the student’s passions to create a fulfilling career in sport administration.”

Lori DeLong, PhD, ATC
Dean, School of Health and Sports Science  
Associate Professor of Kinesiology


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