Sport Management

Degree Granted
Degree Level
Garden City, NY

Turn a passion for sports into a thriving career with a degree from one of the nation’s top sport management programs.

Why Earn Your Bachelor’s in Sport Management?

With a degree in sport management, you can leverage your skills in the corporate arena as a publicist, marketer, sales agent, event operations specialist or social media manager. You can also make an impact in sport-based youth development, recreation management or athletic administration.

Why Major in Sport Management at Adelphi?

  • Gain unparalleled access to renowned guest speakers, industry-experienced lecturers, top-level internships and life-changing job opportunities.
  • Train in the industry’s latest trends and technology with our forward-thinking, dynamic curriculum.
  • Benefit from our location at the heart of the sport industry, with more than 10 major professional teams and hundreds of other sport-related organizations located nearby.


* Adelphi University Career Outcomes Survey: Class of 2018
of our sport management undergraduates are employed or continuing their education within six months of graduation.
Adelphi University Career Outcomes Survey: Class of 2018

I have gained more insights and knowledge of the sports industry than I ever thought possible. Each class combines sound theory and invaluable industry experience in disciplines such as marketing, communications and promotions.

Aleksander Kadziolka Sport Management Major

Specialized Tracks

As a student in our sport management program, you’ll build a solid foundation in sports marketing, public and media relations, market analysis, budget preparation and business management. We also offer the opportunity to create a custom-built degree that matches your individual interests through specialized tracks including:

  • Marketing
  • Business operations communications
  • Human performance

Adelphi students network after a lecture with Jon Ledecky, majority owner of the New York Islanders.

Exceptional Hands-On Learning

All sport management students have the opportunity to gain valuable career skills through practicum experiences. Fewer than 20 miles from New York City, Adelphi will serve as your home base as you pursue practicum experiences at teams, league headquarters and nonprofits. We offer personalized guidance that connects you to the position best suited to your strengths, abilities and goals.

Sport management majors have secured practicums at a variety of organizations including:

Application Requirements

To apply for this program, submit the appropriate application requirements:

Transformative Educational Opportunities

All undergraduate students have the opportunity to apply for the following programs to expand their educational landscape:

  • The Honors College – fostering intellectual perspectives and critical skills
  • Levermore Global Scholars – preparing students to become global thinkers and leaders
  • Study Abroad – providing opportunities to experience another culture and see the world from a new perspective

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