Sports Administration, B.A., B.S.
With 17 competitive sports teams and over 300 Bobcat athletes, Lees-McRae provides an excellent training ground for students interested in Sports Administration. This program combines specialized coursework with real-world experiences, preparing students for a variety of management positions within the sport industry. Field experiences include trips to the Bristol Speedway and internship experiences are emphasized with athletic teams on campus and in the professional industry. Students choose between two areas of concentration: Sports Media and Communication and Sport Business Administration. Certifications are available in Coaching and Personal Training.
Sample Sports Media & Communications Courses
|Advanced Research Techniques and Composition
Communication Art and Design Theory
Foundations of Drawing and Design
Sample Sports Business Management Courses
Business Economics of Sports
The field of sports administration provides exciting and evolving career opportunities. Employers range from professional to collegiate athletic programs, facilities management and municipal recreation programs. Graduates that have gained leadership, problem-solving, management, communication and critical thinking skills are strong candidates for sport administration careers.
- Athletic administration
- Coaching (Certification)
- Recreational Management
- Facilities Management
- Sport Marketing
- Personal Training (Certification)
- International Sport management
|Dr. Robert G. Thrasher
Sports Administration Program Coordinator