University of Southern Indiana

Sport Management

COSMA Accredited InstitutionThe Sport Management degree program(s) at the University of Southern Indiana has received specialized accreditation through the Commission on Sport Management Accreditation (COSMA) located in Fort Collins, Colorado, USA.

The Sport Management programs in the following degrees are accredited by COSMA:

  • Bachelor of Science and Bachelor of Arts in Sport Management with concentrations in Intercollegiate Athletics, Recreational Sports, Sport Communication, and Sport & Business Studies.

USI's Sport Management degree prepares you to compete in any league.

Our bachelor's degree in sport management offers unique opportunities that give you a competitive edge in the sports management job market.

You'll get more hands-on sport management experience at USI than you will almost anywhere else. Also, USI's sport management program lets you explore the full range of sports management career paths, including business management, marketing, law, event promotion, media, youth sports, retail and more.

As a sport management major at USI, you’ll have the chance to:

  • Work directly with USI’s championship-caliber Division II athletic teams.

  • Organize and promote golf tournaments, distance-running competitions and other events.

  • Use social media for sports marketing, communications and analysis.

  • Begin sports management internships as a freshman and get up to 400 hours of internship experience by the time you graduate.

  • Attend professional sports management conferences, including USI's own Sport Management Summit.

To get more information about career development opportunities in USI's sport management bachelor's degree program, contact USI Admission at 800-467-1965.

Choose a specialized career track within our sport management degree

At USI, you'll take all your sport management courses from experienced faculty with extensive sports management industry experience. Our sport management degree program includes four specialized tracks:

  • Intercollegiate athletics
  • Recreational sports
  • Sport communication
  • Sport and business studies

Graduates of USI's sport management program have a strong track record in the job market. Some have gone on to positions in professional sports (including with the NFL’s Indianapolis Colts), while other sport management graduates are now employed in sports media, amateur and youth leagues, parks and recreation programming and manufacturing and retail.

2020-2021 Undergraduate Student Learning Outcomes and Operational Effectiveness Goals


Facts about the Sport Management Program

2020-2021 Program Information Profile

Sport Management graduates have accepted positions at the following companies: 

Escalade Sports San Francisco 49ers
Evansville Icemen Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Evansville Dept. of Parks & Rec Development University of Indianapolis Athletic Department
Indiana Fever University of Southern  Indiana
Indianapolis Indians Victoria National Golf Course
Iowa Cubs Baseball Team Whiting High School
LIDS Team Sports YMCA of Greater Louisville
University of New York Recreational Sports University of Louisville Graduate Program
West Texas A&M Recreational Sports Pacers Sports & Entertainment
Plainfield Parks & Recreational Department  Louisville Riverbats

To find out how USI's sport management degree can help you get the confidence and professionalism you need to succeed, contact USI Admission at 800-467-1965.

Sport Management Master Program

For more information about the Master's in Sport Management Program please click here. 

Contact Dr. Renee Frimming


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