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Bachelor’s Degree in Sport Management

sports management major in connecticut

Work Toward an Exciting Career With a Sport Management Degree

The way people engage with their favorite athletes and sports teams is changing, and the need for sport management professionals is growing. Advancements in technology and a growing fanbase have created the need for professionals skilled in the management and administration of eSports events. A degree in Sport Management opens you up to a dynamic career managing, coordinating, and marketing sporting events and teams. In this program, you’ll develop a deep understanding of the financial, legal, and ethical realities of sports management. Graduates of UB’s Bachelor of Science in Sport Management degree program go on to have exciting careers as athletic directors, sports marketers, event coordinators, sports managers, and more!

Below you’ll find more information about University of Bridgeport’s two Sport Management degree concentrations.

eSports Concentration

This track prepares you for a career in eSports administration and management at the scholastic, collegiate, and professional levels. You’ll learn effective broadcasting strategies and explore the contemporary issues facing eSports and professional gaming. Graduates of UB’s eSports concentration go on to have rewarding careers working for video gaming companies and eSports organizations.

eSports Minor

A minor in eSports is designed to provide you with the practical knowledge and experience for a career in eSports administration and management at the scholastic, collegiate, or professional levels. This 15-credit minor covers video gaming technology and provides an understanding of the different hardware and software components used in eSports. You'll explore the financial, legal, and ethical practices within eSports as well as the business and administrative aspects of eSports ventures. You'll learn effective broadcasting strategies and the components of media used in eSports, including streaming, writing strategies, play-by-play, production, and more!

Sport Marketing Concentration

This track prepares you with the knowledge and experience you need to influence the careers of the athletes you work with. The Sports Marketing concentration prepares you for a rewarding and dynamic career marketing sporting events and teams. You’ll have access to internship opportunities in the University’s athletics departments to advance your experience working with athletes.

Become Career-Ready With a Bachelor’s Degree From University of Bridgeport

In addition to your core classes, you’ll grow your skills in collaboration, communication, creativity, time management, and problem-solving while taking courses in humanities, mathematics, and the natural and social sciences. Developing these soft skills is critical to a successful career in all areas of sport management.

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