Why Take This Minor?
Students enrolled in the interdisciplinary Sport Management minor will explore the broad scope of the sport and recreation industry and the wide variety of associated career opportunities. Academic offerings include foundational coursework in business as well as sport-related courses from a variety of academic disciplines across the university, including management, analytics, communication, economics, marketing, and psychology. Examples of recent course offerings include sports analytics, sports marketing, sports facility and event planning, sports broadcasting, sports journalism, NIL (name-image-likeness) personal branding, and esports management.
Open to any undergraduate in the university, the minor can be tailored to suit the student’s interests and background.
Students are encouraged to supplement their academic requirements with relevant internships, networking with industry professionals, and participation in relevant extracurricular activities.
La Salle graduates are employed in various capacities at all of the major professional sports organizations in the region but also, as examples, work with other sports organizations (e.g., semi-pro and collegiate), manage recreational sport and fitness facilities, sell sports apparel, work as sports journalists, work in training facilities, and serve as sports agents.