About Sport Management

The 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.


There are two concentrations within this Bachelor of Science degree from which students may choose.

  • The Sport Management concentration is appropriate for candidates who seek careers in professional sport, college athletics, or sport entrepreneurship.
  • The Community Sport concentration is appropriate for candidates who seek leadership and/or instructional careers in settings offering sport, fitness, and recreational programming.


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 and the COEHS CLAST requirements. The CLAST requirements can be waived if you have been exempt from the CLAST for admission into UNF. The following are ways in which you could have been exempt:

  • If you transferred into UNF with an AA degree and have either already passed the CLAST or have been exempt from it with SAT scores of 500 Verbal/500 Quantitative OR ACT scores of English21/Reading 22/Math 21.
  • If you are a native UNF student with a SAT scores of 500 in both the Verbal and Quantitative or ACT scores of 21/ 22/ 21.





 Internships & Practicums

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

  • Amway Center 
  • Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) 
  • City of Jacksonville Parks and Recreation (JaxParks) 
  • Cal Ripken Baseball 
  • Daytona International Speedway 
  • First Coast YMCA 
  • Florida Panthers 
  • The Gator Bowl 
  • IDS 
  • Indiana Pacers 
  • Jacksonville Jaguars 
  • Jacksonville Sharks 
  • Jacksonville Suns  
  • Major League Baseball 
  • Miami Heat 
  • Miami Marlins 
  • NBC Sports 
  • Orlando Magic 
  • The Orange Bowl 
  • PGA Tour/The PLAYERS Championship 
  • Plymouth Argyle 
  • SMG  
  • Tampa Bay Buccaneers 
  • University of Florida Athletics 
  • University of Hawaii Athletics 
  • University of South Florida Athletics 
  • University of North Florida Campus Recreation 
  • University of North Florida Athletics 
  • Vanderbilt University Athletics 

Program Information

About the Program


 Community Sport (B.S.)  


 Sport Management (B.S.)  


 Sport Management (Minor)  


 Assessment Results