Focus on Management, Marketing, Communications, and Event Operations as you Prepare for a Career in Sport Management

You can become a successful member of any sport organization at the professional, collegiate, or amateur level with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration in Sport and Recreation Management from Nova Southeastern University. Not only will you have the skills and practical knowledge needed to succeed, but you’ll also have opportunities to learn from the pros in our Career in Sports series and grow your professional network through events hosted by the college. These networking opportunities can result in an internship with a leading sport or recreation organization. Additionally, you’ll benefit from NSU’s unique partnership with the Miami Dolphins and have access to premier facilities and resources on campus. It’s all part of the NSU Edge.

Why Should You Major in Sport and Recreation Management at NSU?

Become a Successful Member of Any Sport Organization

There are a number of opportunities available in sports specific industries, including everything from managing a sports team to promotions, merchandising and event production. With a B.S.B.A. in Sport and Recreation Management, you’ll study general business concepts in addition to sport and recreation management-focused topics, so that you qualify for a wider variety of jobs upon graduation. You’ll also gain internship experience and have networking opportunities, which give you a competitive advantage in this industry.

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Average Starting Salary

According to a 2019 report from, the average starting salary for sports management jobs is $35,000 - $42,000 per year. However, this can vary greatly depending on where you choose to apply your sports management degree. NSU’s location grants you access to a myriad of professional and collegiate networks, which opens up potential career opportunities before you graduate.

Shark Destinations

With a sports management degree you can pursue a career as an athletic coach, fitness manager, sport marketer, corporate partnerships manager, event coordinator, sport agent, sport lawyer, athletic director and much more. Plus, you can choose to work at the professional, collegiate or amateur level.