Sport Management

Our two-year sport management degree lets you compete for a shot in the big leagues.

Monroe Community College’s associate degree program in sport management covers the first two years of a bachelor’s degree in sport management, sport science or a related field.

You’ll take specialized sport management courses from seasoned faculty who have years of experience in the sport management industry. And you’ll get workplace experience in sport management via internships with Rochester’s top pro sport organizations, including the Red Wings and Rhinos.

Our sport management associate degree helps you build toward a career in fields such as:

  • Sport business and marketing
  • Athletic administration
  • Major and minor league sport operations
  • Facility and event management
  • Sport promotion
  • Equipment development and retail

Our Transfer Program Helps You Build Toward a Sport Management Bachelor’s Degree

Your credits from Monroe Community College’s sport management associate degree program transfer directly to top-notch bachelor’s degree programs. You’ll satisfy many of the requirements for a sport management bachelor degree, taking courses in sport-related subjects such as:

  • Fitness
  • Sport science
  • Health and wellness
  • Outdoor education

In addition, our sport management program will introduce you to business fundamentals such as accounting, marketing, and human resources. When you complete your associate degree in sport management and prepare to transfer into a four-year program, you’ll already be about halfway to a bachelor’s degree.

To find out more about our sport management associate degree, contact a Monroe Community College admissions counselor at (585) 292-2200 or admissions@monroecc.edu.

Lay the Foundation for a Sport Management Career

Graduates from our sport management associate degree program have an outstanding record of continued education and career success. Our sport management students have transferred to schools such as:

  • University of Florida
  • University of Georgia
  • SUNY Brockport
  • SUNY Fredonia
  • SUNY Cortland
  • Niagara University
  • University of Maryland
  • Daemen College
  • St. John Fisher College
  • Medaille College

Some of our sport management graduates have begun their careers with employers such as:

  • Rochester Red Wings
  • Rochester Rhinos
  • YMCA sport programs
  • Rochester Americans
  • Buffalo Sabres

Contact an admissions counselor today at (585) 292-2200 or admissions@monroecc.edu to learn how to get started in Monroe Community College’s sport management associate degree program.


SPORT MANAGEMENT

A.S. Degree - Transfer Program

Department:Health and Physical Education

School(s): Health Sciences & Physical Wellness

CIP Code: 31.0504
MCC Program Code: SM01
NYSED Code (BRI): 35653
NYSED Code (DCC): 35654

100% of this program can be completed online.

Description
A program designed for students interested in the business and marketing aspects of sport. This program provides a conceptual framework for the field through physical studies and business coursework and incorporates hands-on experience through field work. This program will be of interest to students interested in careers in athletic administration, minor and major league sports, facility and event management, sport promotion, equipment development and retail, and client management.
(Housed in the Health and Physical Education Department)

Program Learning Outcomes
1) Identify and describe the major forces shaping the field of Sport Management.
2) Articulate the core sport management theories as they relate to other academic disciplines which could include: business accounting economics psychology or history
3) Explain the major principles of ethics and values in sport management
4) Discuss developments in the fields of business and management as they relate to sport.
5) Apply knowledge about sport management to practical work experiences
6) Demonstrate a sensitivity to diversity issues in interacting with both clients and customers

Employment Potential
For related jobs: Career Coach
Occupational Resource: http://www.onetonline.org

Requirements for Program Entrance
Intermediate Algebra with Trigonometry or (MTH 104 at MCC).

Distribution Requirements

Credit Hours
FIRST SEMESTER: 16 Credit Hours
ENG 101 College Composition OR
ENG 200 Advanced Composition
3
SUNY GENERAL EDUCATION - WESTERN CIVILIZATION ELECTIVE 3
PPE 100 Introduction to Sport Science 4
PPE 175 Philosophy and Principles of Physical Education and Athletics 3
SMT 215 Sports Management 3
Total16
SECOND SEMESTER: 16 Credit Hours
SUNY GENERAL EDUCATION - HUMANITIES ELECTIVE 3
ACC 101 Accounting Principles I 4
MTH 160 Statistics I 3
PPE 106 Individual Sports OR PPE 120 Team Sports OR PPE 155 Sport Performance Coaching 3
BUS 104 Introduction to Business 3
Total16
THIRD SEMESTER: 15 Credit Hours
SUNY GENERAL EDUCATION - BASIC COMMUNICATION OR HUMANITIES ELECTIVE
3
SUNY GENERAL EDUCATION - NATURAL SCIENCE ELECTIVE 3
ECO 111 Principles of Microeconomics 3
MAR 200 Principles of Marketing 3
PPE 208 Sport Psychology 3
Total15
FOURTH SEMESTER: 15 Credit Hours
SMT 217 Sport Marketing OR MAR 203 Sport and Entertainment Marketing 3
SMT 201 Internship in Sport Management 3
PPE 240 Selected Topics in Physical Studies 3
SUNY GENERAL EDUCATION - OTHER WORLD CIVILIZATIONS ELECTIVE 3
HIS 211 History of Sport in the US* 3
Total15
TOTAL CREDITS62

*If below 85 on US History Regents exam: HIS 111, HIS 112
If 85 or above on US History Regents Exam: HIS 104, HIS 104, HIS 111, HIS 112, HIS 211, HIS 241, HSM 103, POS 102

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