Bachelor of Science in Business Administration in Business and Sports Management

Business & Sports ManagementThe integrated major in Business and Sports Management enables students to take a large number of credits within business administration and sports management while earning a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration. The program is management-based and provides students with future job opportunities in either a business or sports environment.

The major places a strong emphasis on business administration/management and a sports focus in athletic and recreation management/sport event planning.

Students will study courses such as:

  • Marketing
  • Accounting
  • Sports management
  • Facilities planning
  • Sport event planning
  • Business policy
  • Leadership in sports planning

The Business Department and the Sport and Exercise Science Department collaborate on offering courses, advising students and developing internships related to the major. For students with a deep interest in sports, the integrated major provides a solid background in business yet helps prepare them for managing professional sports teams and sports-related venues, both small and large.

Internships have included experiences with businesses, sports teams, athletic departments and recreational settings, such as:

Maine Red Claws (professional basketball)
Baker Newman Noyes, CPA
Berry Dunn McNeil Parker, CPA
New York Life
TD Bank
Portland Sea Dogs (professional baseball, Red Sox affiliate)
Mercy Hospital
Woodard & Curran
Maine International Trade Center
Portland Pirates (professional hockey)
Fairchild Semiconductor
Enterprise
UNUM
Washington Redskins (NFL football team)
IDEXX Laboratories
Burgess Advertising
Boston Celtics (NBA basketball team)