The Sport Management Department exists to serve North Greenville University as part of the College of Business & Sport Professions that prepares men and women as professional sport leaders and coaches to take the Gospel of Jesus Christ into the Sport Profession.
Bachelor of Science in Sport Management
The Sport Management program at North Greenville University offers a liberal arts curriculum that leads to a Bachelor of Science degree in Sport Management. The primary goals of the program are that its graduates demonstrate:
This course of study within a liberal arts curriculum is designed to lead to the Bachelor of Science degree in:
North Greenville University’s Sport Management degree has achieved international approval through the North American Society for Sport Management (NASSM), is currently pursuing international accreditation through The Commission on Sport Management Accreditation (COSMA). It also has national accreditation status through the National Association for Sport and Physical Education of the American Alliance for the Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (AAHPERD).
Sport Management Career Tracks
The NGU Sport Management degree has two tracks which a student may choose. Depending upon career objectives in the Sport Profession, the student may select either the Business Track or the Coaching Certification Track.
Internships / Experiential Learning
All sport management majors, at the completion of their academic curriculum, are required to complete a professional internship to complete their degree. Majors are placed in the location of their choice, and work with the Sport Management faculty to facilitate a learning experience in a management environment that will lead to employment in the sport profession.
To increase the student’s learning and resume enhancement opportunities, North Greenville has a designed a distinctive Experiential Learning requirement throughout the academic curriculum. Each student is required to work a select number of athletic events as part of the course requirements, and this ‘hands on’ experience helps them gain a better understand of the inner workings of the sport industry.
A minimum of 129 hours is required for the Sport Management degree plus 1 hour for chapel and cultural events each full-time semester. (View a comprehensive listing of require courses.)