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Tigerville, SC (February, 21, 2019) SportsManagementDegrees.com just released its Top 30 Bachelor’s in Sport Management Degree Programs 2018-2019. North Greenville University’s sport management degree program ranks number one.

Sport management is a field that focuses on the business attributes of sports, and many in this industry have obtained a sport management degree. Individuals working in this industry are concerned with the planning, organizing, managing, and budgeting aspects of a department or organization whose main purpose is related to sports or physical activities.

Professionals in this career handle the behind the scenes features, such as finance, marketing, leadership, facility management, and event management. Sports management is applied in nearly all types of levels of sports, including municipal recreation, private organizations, social organizations, government athletic activities, amateur sport, college-level athletics, and professional sports.

“The Sport Management Department continues to operate from a foundation of high-quality educational standards, integrating professional experiences and real-world training, while honoring our Father with biblically-sound, Christ-centered approaches,” said Dean of the College of Wellness & Sport Professions Dr. Jeff Briggs.

He said, “These practices supported by committed faith-based Christian faculty yield high energy, industry-prepared graduates. NGU’s sport management program places graduates in the Sport Profession near 90% annually and remains committed to the mission and vision of NGU.”

Earning a bachelor’s degree in sport management can open doors to a career in areas like facility management, sports marketing, business, or event management. People with a passion for sports and a knack for business will find sport management a very rewarding career choice.

When it comes to choosing a bachelor’s degree program in sport management, hands-on experience is key. Graduates often score great jobs through internships, professional networking, and volunteer opportunities.

Other universities included in the ranking are Louisiana State University (LSU), Bowling Green State University, Central Michigan University, Troy University, Wingate University, University of Louisville, and Winthrop University.

For information about NGU’s sport management degree program, visit ngu.edu/sport-management.

           

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