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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