B.B.A. in Sport Administration

The B.B.A. in Sport Administration is designed to give students a robust business foundation with a focused emphasis on the management, leadership skills, and real-world applications in the sports industry. The 63-hour program will include the 39-hour Common Professional Core required for all B.B.A. majors at FHU, and 24 hours of major courses in sport administration, communication, kinesiology, and business electives.

The B.B.A. in Sport Administration program is for undergraduate students who have an interest in sports coaching, high school or college administration, and professional sport industry. The B.B.A. in Sport Administration will also be of interest to students who desire to pursue a graduate degree in related fields such as education, business, or management.

 

*Pending approval by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges.

 

 

Careers

Demand for workers with administrative skills specific to the sport and recreation industry is expected to increase over the next decade. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment of recreation workers is projected to grow 8 percent from 2018 to 2028, faster than the average for all occupations.

Careers in the sporting industry:

  • Athletic Director

  • General Manager

  • Conference commissioner’s office

  • National collegiate governing body office

  • Facility/Operations Manager

  • Sports Agent

  • Corporate Sponsorship Director

  • Ticket Manager

  • Sport Media Audio/Visual Technicians

  • Marketing research director

  • Public Relations Director

  • Sports Information/Communication Director

  • Coaching

  • Scouting

  • Public Recreation Director

  • Sport Broadcasting

 

 

Degree Requirements

Degree requirements will be made available at a later time.