The Sport Management program at Endicott College provides our students with combined theoretical and practical experiences that allow individuals the opportunity to foster an understanding of and appreciation for the sport industry. We will provide each student an academically rigorous experience within a student-centered learning environment that promotes professionalism, collegiality, and scholarship.
The Sport Management program was one of the first in New England to meet the curriculum standards set forth by the Sport Management Program Review Council (SMPRC) and endorsed by the National Association for Sport and Physical Education (NASPE) and the North American Society for Sport Management (NASSM). In the fall of 2012, the Program was awarded Candidacy Status by the Commission of Sport Management Accreditation (COSMA).
Sport Management Program Goals
- Provide students with a knowledge base and competencies related to critical thinking, decision making, research, and oral and written communication
- Prepare students for leadership roles within the campus, workplace, and society
- Promote deeper understanding and appreciation for the sport industry and its professional/career opportunities
Sport Management courses provide students with the skills in the following areas:
- Marketing & Sales
- Public Speaking
- Management (Community Relations), and
- Record Keeping
Sport Management Curriculum Requirements
Sport Management majors are required to complete three (3) internships to prepare for careers in areas such as:
|Professional Sport Management
||Health/Fitness Club Management
|Recreation Sport Management
|Sport Program Development
Examples of Internship Sites
Burns Entertainment & Sports Marketing
Fenway Sports Group
IMG Worldwide Global Sports & Media
New England Patriots
Octagon Sports Marketing
United States Olympic Committee
Madison Square Garden
Boston Scholar Athlete Program
Upon completion of the Sport Management program, graduates will be able to:
- Use critical thinking and decision making techniques to address issues and challenges in sport management.
- Communicate effectively in oral and written forms within the conventions of the discipline of Sport management
- Demonstrate knowledge base of sport management through best practices in a professional environment.
- Demonstrate the importance of ethical behavior and conduct in their professional lives.
For more information, please contact:
Dr. Deborah Swanton
Dean - School of Sport Science and Fitness Studies