Jul 20, 2024  
Academic Catalog 2021-2022 
Academic Catalog 2021-2022 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Sport Management Major

Sport, a multibillion-dollar industry, places unique demands on its management personnel. Due to the sport industry’s global reach and diverse nature, the Flagler College Sport Management program strives to embrace individual differences and create an inclusive learning environment. The Sport Management major is designed for students interested in administrative positions in professional sport at the major and minor league levels, college athletics, sport marketing and sales, event management, facility management, community recreation, campus recreation, military recreation, the fitness industry and other sport and recreation related organizations. Therefore, the Sport Management program provides 53 hours of diverse course offerings and also incorporates coursework from economics, accounting, and management information systems. Sport Management majors are required to successfully complete the following core courses:


Students may select an optional specialization with the Sport Management major. These specializations prescribe which three Sport Management electives a student takes and adds two additional required courses. 

Specialization - Sports Analytics

For the Sport Analytics specialization, students are required to take:

Specialization - Sport Marketing

For the Sport Marketing specialization, students are required to take:

Specialization - Fitness Management

For the Fitness Management specialization, students are required to take:


In addition, students majoring in Sport Management are encouraged to complete a Business Administration minor, which can be achieved by successfully completing ECO 321 , BUS 301  or FIN 301 , BUS 307 , and MRK 310 .

General education requirements should be completed in the first two years of course work. Elective courses should be used to pursue a minor or develop other areas of interest which enhance career opportunities.

University of Florida and Flagler College Bridge Program

The University of Florida (UF) College of Health and Human Performance and the Flagler College Sport Management Department bridge program is for undergraduate students at Flagler College that may be interested in pursuing a graduate degree at UF in the area of Sport Management.

Specifically, undergraduate seniors at Flagler College can take up to three online graduate level courses at UF as non-degree seeking students while concurrently enrolled at Flagler. The three courses available in this format will be based on selected offerings in the UF catalog.

Application requirements:

Applicants must meet the following requirements to apply for combined degree:

Earn a B or better in the following courses:


Overall GPA of 3.0 or higher

Take the GRE exam and earn a minimum score of 290.

Applicants must have a minimum of two semesters (fall and spring) remaining as an undergraduate student.

If admitted to the combined degree program undergraduate students would be allowed to take the selected graduate courses online with the University of Florida as substitutions for required Sport Management elective undergraduate courses at Flagler College.

Upon successful completion of the undergraduate sport management program at Flagler College with a 3.0 overall GPA and completion of the selected graduate courses with a grade of B or better in each course the student would be admitted to the online MS Sport Management program at the University of Florida to complete the remaining 24 credits.

If the student chooses to complete the remaining graduate courses at UF on-campus upon completion of the undergraduate degree at Flagler College then the student would compete for a spot in the applicant pool for the desired term.

Please direct questions to the Director of the Sport Management program.