These majors include a refined business core as well as the opportunity for greater breadth and depth in your chosen field of study. The shift to stand-alone degrees (rather than concentrations within a broader Business Administration degree) will improve your academic experience and streamline the ways you articulate your knowledge, skills, and credentials.
Sport Management at Ithaca College
Why Sport Management at Ithaca College?
IC's Sport Management degree prepares students to be leaders all levels and in all types of sports – professional, inter-collegiate, amateur, and recreational. The curriculum blends courses in Sport Management with a general business education, focusing on sport marketing, sport agencies/law, facility management, front office management, event management, sales and promotions, sport retail, sport analytics, and international sport administration.
A hallmark of every School of Business degree program is an emphasis on experiential learning. Almost every course has some kind of practical learning opportunities. The Sport Management program has unparalleled relationships and access to place students at the center of the sport industry. Past students have participated in faculty-led internship experiences at the Winter and Summer Olympics, the Super Bowl, the World Baseball Classic, the NCAA Basketball Final Four, and a variety of NCAA national championship events. Understanding might begin in the classroom, but it flourishes in the real world.
Ithaca College’s sport management degree is recognized among the nation’s premier programs, and our graduates are sought by organizations at all levels. More than 90% of IC Sport Management alumni (500+ people) are currently employed in the sport industry.
Rachel Madsen, Chair
315 Park Center for Sustainable Enterprise
953 Danby Rd.
Ithaca, NY 14850