Sport and Recreation Management Major
The Bachelor of Science in Sport and Recreation Management in Temple’s School of Sport, Tourism and Hospitality Management helps students gain the skills and experience needed to pursue a career in the competitive global sport industry. This 124-credit undergraduate degree is your entryway into a career in the $1.5 trillion-a-year field of professional sports. Prepare for careers in athletics, commercial and private sport industry companies, park and public recreation agencies, and more.
Through the Sport and Recreation Management Bachelor of Science program’s experience-focused, innovative curriculum, you’ll view the world of sport in a new way. You’ll develop a deeper understanding of the business side of college athletics, professional sports teams and recreational sports. Choose from one of three concentrations to tailor your experience and prepare you for a specific field.
Coursework provides you with one-of-a-kind access to the tools and resources you’ll need to succeed. You’ll study
- the business and economic theories and trends related to the sport and recreation industries;
- current issues, as well as professional ethics, rights and responsibilities;
- essential marketing, promotion and sales principles; and more.
As a Sport and Recreation Management Major, you’ll learn from leading professionals in the field. Courses are taught by faculty at the forefront of sport industry research, and all students complete two internships for real-world experience. The School of Sport, Tourism and Hospitality Management has partnerships with local organizations such as the Philadelphia Eagles and Philadelphia Parks & Recreation, giving you access to a network of industry professionals.