• Sport Management


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    LSCSM is proud to be hosting the 


    4th Annual COSMA Conference
    "Academics and Practitioners:
    ​Building Bridges, Part 2"
    Feb. 8-9, 2018 | Jacksonville, FL

    In accordance with the May 2013 COSMA Accreditation Process Manual, this summation of the University of North Florida’s accreditation standing describes official actions taken by the Commission on Sport Management Accreditation (COSMA) Board of Commissioners with regard to an academic unit/sport management program seeking accreditation for its sport management programs by COSMA.


    Student Achievement Data



    The COSMA Accredited Sport Management program is reflective of the fast-paced and growing sports industry across the country. The program of study provides an academic foundation in sports management for application in a variety of sports settings. Of further significance is that students receive valuable employment training though practicum and internship experiences in chosen settings including: college recreation or athletic programs, community recreation agencies, sport organizations or business, sport facilities, and professional sports teams.

    Admission to the Program

    Those entering the Sport Management program must meet University admissions requirements as well as the following admission requirements of a minimum of a 2.0 GPA.



    GPA Policy

    All program of study course work, including pre-requisites, must be completed with a grade of C or higher.


    Internship Policy

    Students are allowed to petition to take one course with their internship pending approval. As of Summer 2014, students will not be allowed to take a course concurrently with their internship that has previously been attempted unsuccessfully (i.e., a Withdrawal, a grade of D or F).



    Internships & Practicums

    Exciting Sport Management Program Intern and Practicum sites in sports-rich Jacksonville and beyond:


    Jaguar Logo       Buccaneers Logo   ATP World Tours Logo  Atlanta Hawks Logo  Orlando Magic Logo
     UNF Athletic Logo  Daytona International Speedway Logo  Gator Bowl Logo  Indiana Pacers Logo  Wildcats Logo
     The YMCA of Florida's First Coast Logo  Miami Marlins Logo  Kansas City Chiefs Logo  Major League Baseball Logo  SMG (Worldwide Entertainment Conference Venue Management) Logo
     Orange Bowl Logo  PGA Tours Logo

     NBA Logo
    Jacksonville Armada Football Club Logo Jacksonville University Dolphins Logo
     Jacksonville Suns Logo  Upward Sports Logo  University of Hawaii Logo
       IDS (Technology Solutions for Sports) Logo
      NBC Sports Logo
      University of South Florida Bulls Logo   Amway Center Logo  Florida Gators Logo  Tulsa Shock Logo  The Players Logo
      Vanderbilt Logo

     Nascar Logo
     FCA (Fellowship of Christian Athletics) Logo  Appalachian State Mountaineers Logo  Plymouth Argyle Football Club Logo

    University of Miami Logo 

    Cal Ripken Baseball League Logo  
    Police Athletic League of Jacksonville Logo
    Jax Parks Logo   Jacksonville Sharks Logo 





  • Major: Sport Management

    Degree: Bachelor of Science
    Informational Text
    • Choose 1 of the Minors listed below (12 Hours)
    • Business Management
    • Marketing
    • Community Leadership
    • Community Sport & Tourism
    • Communication Studies
    • NOTE: Students may also choose Mass Communication Minor which is a 15 required hours)
    Prerequisites (9 credits)
    ACG2021 Prin of Financial Accounting (3 Credits)
    ECO2013 Principles of Macroeconomics (3 Credits)
    SPM2000 Intro to Spt Mgmt (3 Credits)
    Major Requirements (30 credits)
    LDR4340 Res. Dev. Comm. Org. (3 Credits)
    PET3473 Communication in Sport (3 Credits)
    • Offered Spring Only
    PET3493 Issues in Sport (3 Credits)
    • Offered Fall Only
    PET4464 Sport Finance (3 Credits)
    • Offered Fall Only
    PET4476 Sport Law (3 Credits)
    • Offered Fall Only
    SPB3603 Diversity in Sport (3 Credits)
    SPM3044 Governance and NCAA Compliance (3 Credits)
    • Offered Spring Only
    SPM3104 Sport Facility Management (3 Credits)
    • Offered Summer Only
    SPM3306 Sport Marketing (3 Credits)
    • Offered Spring Only
    SPM4113 Managerial Leadership in Sport (3 Credits)
    Required Business (3 credits)
    STA2023 (GM) Elem Statistics-Business (3 Credits)
    Field Experience (15 credits)
    SPM3948C Sport Management Practicum (3 Credits)
    • Offered Fall/Spring/Summer
    SPM4941 Sport Management Internship (12 Credits)
    • Offered Fall/Spring/Summer
    48 Upper Level Hours (48 credits)
    To graduate with a Bachelor's degree from the College of Education and Human Services, you must earn a minimum of 48 upper level credits out of a minimum 120 degree applicable required credit hours.
    48HOURS 48 upper level hours