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Department of Physical Education, Health & Sport

Sport Management Minor

Program Details

The sport management minor is open to any major and is ideal for business majors wishing to specialize in the field of sport industry. The study of sport management will prepare you for a wide variety of exciting career options in the diverse field of sport industry. Your path may lead you to a career in minor or major league sport management or marketing, working as an administrator in college or high school sports, owning or managing a fitness club, or working in event facilities management, the fastest growing sector in the field.

Our Program

With one of the top sport management programs in the five state region, students are attracted to our sport specific curriculum. Designed to meet National Association for Sport and Physical Education (NASPE) and North American Society for Sport Management (NASSM) accreditation requirements, we offer a multidisciplinary approach that will give you a broad background in all aspects of the industry that includes management and leadership, ethics, marketing, communications, budget and finance, legal aspects, economics, and governance.


Contact Information

Dr. Eric Forsyth
Department of Physical Education, Health and Sport
Phone: (218) 755-2083
Location: PE 224

Dr. Donna Kay Palivec, Chair
Department of Physical Education, Health and Sport
Phone: (218) 755-2047
Location: PE 226