The sports and recreation industries are booming. And with a
flourishing industry comes a demand for well-educated leaders to
fill a variety of roles including media relations, advertising and
sales promotion, marketing, financial management, facilities
planning and administration.
Rising above the competition and gaining access to this
competitive industry requires a superb academic background and
substantial practical experience. You can prepare for these
opportunities through the acclaimed Bachelor of Science Degree
Program in Sport Management at St. John's University.
Designed to prepare students for successful and challenging
sport and recreational management careers, this 126-credit program
focuses on applying business principles to the industry while
drawing upon ongoing relationships to provide internship opportunities at
well-known sports organizations, including Madison Square Garden,
HBO Sports, the New York Mets and more!
The program also offers study abroad sport management courses as
part of its curriculum. These courses provide students with a
global perspective on issues related to the profession and an
understanding of the role athletics play in international
relations. The experience provides a unique opportunity for
students in the program to gain an edge as future managers in the
sports and recreation industry.
Globalization has changed the face of the sports industry, so
St. John's has begun offering more study abroad courses as part of
its sport management curriculum. Based on St. John's campus in
Rome, Italy, these international sport management courses provide
students with an understanding of the global development of sports,
introducing them to a range of problems and issues confronting
sports managers and the strategic thinking needed in an
We invite you to learn more about our resources, faculty and courses.
Terence Eddy, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor and Program Director