The 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:
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
Portland Sea Dogs (professional baseball, Red Sox affiliate)
Woodard & Curran
Maine International Trade Center
Portland Pirates (professional hockey)
Washington Redskins (NFL football team)
Boston Celtics (NBA basketball team)