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BS in Sports Management


The BS in Sports Management prepares students for exciting careers in the multibillion-dollar international business of sports. They are equipped with the professional expertise necessary to lead and promote sports organizations, develop and manage entrepreneurial ventures in the sport industry, and produce major sporting and entertainment events.

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Program Structure

Core Courses

NYU School of Professional Studies Preston Robert Tisch Institute for Global Sport students take 60 credits of Liberal Arts Core courses at NYU's central Washington Square campus, with myriad opportunities to study abroad. The sequence of study is designed to sharpen reading comprehension and writing skills, elevate creative and critical thinking capacities, and enhance social and cultural understanding.


Students are required to complete 15 general electives of any undergraduate course at NYU.


As juniors, students choose a 15-credit industry concentration. Specialized study in the subfield of sports management develops skills and knowledge with immediate application to the field of interest.


The B.S. in Sports Management includes 600 internship hours that allows students to gain experience in the sports industry.

Core Requirements

The 128 program consists of 60 credits of liberal arts core courses, 38 credits of the sports core, 15 credits of sports concentration and 15 general elective credits.


Students are required to take two of the following courses (4 credits each)


Consulting with faculty and advisers throughout the freshman and sophomore years helps students refine their interests and goals. As juniors, students choose a 15-credit industry concentration. Specialized study in the subfield of sports management develops skills and knowledge with immediate application to the field of interest.

Event Management

An in-depth and practical study of creating, managing and marketing sports events, conventions, conferences, concerts, festivals, business meetings and formal activities

Sports Law

A study of the legislative processes that govern professional and amateur sports

Organizational Management

Explore business functions of organizations, businesses, and political entities that work within and affect the sports industry.

Sports Media

An in depth examination of the different channels of media distribution necessary to adequately market and promote sports activities.  

Admission Criteria

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