MAJOR – Sport Management
Schreiner offers courses leading to a Bachelor of Arts degree with a major in Sport Management. The Sport Management major prepares students for careers in the fields of sport business, management of sport, and sport marketing by combining business related courses with studies of sport and physical education. Possible employment opportunities in Sport Management include professional sports teams, intercollegiate athletic programs, intercollegiate athletic conferences and associations, public and private facilities, corporate wellness programs, high school athletic programs, private sport clubs, sport marketing firms, and various amateur sport organizations.
The Sport Management major at Schreiner University is designed for those individuals who wish to embark on one of the following career paths: (1) pursue a career in Sport Administration, such as an Athletic Director at a high school; (2) go on to graduate studies and work on college/university level; (3) work with professional sports teams and professional athletes; and/or (4) manage and direct sport facilities such as health clubs, sports arenas, ball parks, and stadia. The degree plan is consistent with the accreditation criteria maintained by the North American Society of Sport Management (NASSM).