Sport Management students at Methodist University

Sport Management

Degree Type:
Bachelor’s Degree, Minor
Mode of Study:
On Campus

As the world of sports grows so will the demand for qualified personnel to run the teams and events centered around a successful sports league or business. The Sports Management program at Methodist University offers a major, concentration, and a minor program. Students within the program can choose from a variety of courses to prepare them for careers as entry-level sports managers and to promote sports management excellence in the region.

Common Career Paths

Earning a Sports Management degree at Methodist University will set you on a path towards a number of career fields including, but not limited to, sports manager, business operations specialist, athletic director, public relations specialist, business manager, and so much more.

Common Salary Ranges for Graduates

There’s a long list of career opportunities for those with Sports Management degrees. But, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reports the average annual salary for the following positions (which may require additional education) in North Carolina in 2021:

  • Business operations specialist: $76,280
  • Public relations specialist: $69,670
  • Business manager: $72,270

Average Tuition Cost

The average cost for an incoming residential freshman to attend MU is less than $18,000 – similar to the cost of attending one of the big-box public schools, but with the enhanced value of a highly-regarded private school with a 12:1 student-to-faculty ratio.

While tuition varies, depending on a student’s financial aid package, it’s important to know that the average financial award for an incoming residential freshman at MU is more than $34,000.

Financial Aid & Scholarships

More than 97% of MU students receive some form of financial aid, with the University offering more than $24 million annually to students for scholarships. If a student is active military, family of active military, or a veteran, they may also qualify for MU’s military education benefits.

Interested in Methodist University’s Sport Mangement program?

If you have questions, see the FAQ below or reach out to Tom Inczauskis at her contact info at the bottom of the page. If you’re ready to apply today, click the button below!

Frequently Asked Questions

When you earn a Sports Management degree at Methodist University, you’ll receive the business operations and leadership training needed to succeed in the sports industry. Our skills will prepare you for both professional and amateur sports settings.

There’s a long list of career opportunities for those with Sports Management degrees. But, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reports the average annual salary for the following positions (which may require additional education) in North Carolina in 2021:

  • Business operations specialist: $76,280
  • Public relations specialist: $69,670
  • Business manager: $72,270

Earning a Sports Management degree at Methodist University will set you on a path towards a number of career fields including, but not limited to, sports manager, business operations specialist, athletic director, public relations specialist, business manager, and so much more.

Accreditation

ACBSP AccreditedThe Reeves School of Business is nationally accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP) to offer the following degrees: the Professional Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.) with a focus in Organizational Management and Leadership, the Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Accounting, Business Administration, Entrepreneurship, Financial Economics, Management, Marketing, and Sport Management.  Additionally, a minor in Accounting; Business Administration; Entrepreneurship; Financial Economics; Human Resource Management; International Business; Management; Marketing; Professional Tennis Management; Resort, Club, and Hospitality Management; and Sport Management is accredited.  Finally, a B.S. degree in Accounting, Business Administration, Financial Economics or Marketing with a PGA Golf Management Concentration; Professional Tennis Management; Resort, Club, and Hospitality Management; and Sport Management Concentration is accredited.

The University offers the Bachelors of Applied Science in Accounting degree, as well as, the Bachelors of Applied Science in Business degree. Currently, we are seeking accreditation from the ACBSP for these two degree programs.

Contact

Tom Inczauskis, M.B.A.

Director & Associate Professor of Sport Management; Chair, PGA Golf, Tennis & Sport Management
Tom Inczauskis