Bachelor of Science in Sport and Recreation Management

Bachelor of Science in Sport and Recreation Management

  • Delivery: 
    Fully Online
  • Cost: 
    $395.47 per credit
  • Total credits: 
  • Credential: 
    Undergraduate Degree
  • Application deadlines: 
    July 23 for fall 2018; December 10 for spring 2019*
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The Bachelor of Science in Sport and Recreation Management is a hands-on program that offers you a rich, well-rounded business experience. You'll gain valuable knowledge and experience by examining case studies and experiential learning projects, as well as through internship, job shadowing, studying abroad, and networking opportunities, making you workforce-ready. Courses 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.

* Spring 2019 International Application - November 19, 2018


Financial Aid

Financial aid is available for eligible students. Students must fill out the FAFSA form and use code 004069 when applying for financial aid for this program. Contact the University of Minnesota-Crookston (UMC) for additional information:

UMC Financial Aid Office
Phone: 800-862-6466 ext 8569; 218-218-8550
Fax: 218-281-8579

Sample Courses

This degree requires 120 total credits, with 62 of those within the major. Here is a sampling of courses you might take:

  • MGMT 3210 Supervision and Leadership (3 cr)
  • SRM 3100 Psychology of Sport (3 cr)
  • SRM 3006 Sport Marketing and Communication (3 cr)
  • SRM 3008 Sport Ethics and Leadership (3 cr)
  • SRM 3200 Socio-Cultural Dimensions in Sport (3 cr)

View a sample program plan for more details. For more information, visit the online University catalog.

Career Outlook

Graduates of this program can find jobs across the spectrum of sports-related areas, including:

  • Athlete management or relations
  • Athletic academic advising
  • Broadcasting
  • Coaching
  • Community or external relations
  • Event coordination
  • Facilities management
  • Fundraising
  • Journalism
  • Marketing and promotions
  • Product development or distribution
  • Publicity or sales
  • Psychology
  • Talent scouting or recruiting
  • Youth services development