Personalized, career-focused education on campus or online.
the program, students study courses in sports marketing, sports law,
sports and society, facilities management, and event planning.
Additionally, students must complete a business administration minor
in business and sports management. Internships are not required, but
most students take advantage of the exciting networking opportunities
available in order to gain experience and make contacts for future
employment after graduation.
members provide personal attention and mentoring for students.
to outstanding, flexible internships, including ties with the
professional sports community in Portland.
major with business administration prepares students for the
possibility of later working in sales, merchandising, or management
as it relates to sports and fitness.
Bachelor of Science in Sports Management curriculum enables student to apply business knowledge and skills to the unique demands of a sports-related industry. As such, students majoring in sports management are required to complete a 20-credit minor in business administration.
There is the option of a sports management athletic
administration concentration available, requiring 14 credits
to complete. The concentration in athletic
administration prepares students to be leaders and role models in
interscholastic, university, and collegiate sports. Courses focus on the significant role that
athletic administrators engage in within the school and the community. Learning outcomes support skill development
in the areas of management, leadership, marketing, and communications. Special emphasis will be placed on developing
personal philosophies and values related to administration and coaching. Students upon the completion of course work
will have a thorough understanding of the nature of athletic administration.
minor in sports management is also available and requires 20 credit hours.
of Exercise Science, Sport and Exercise Science Chair
candidate, United States Sports Academy
Plymouth State College
of Exercise Science
Cleveland State University
Rague ’11 worked firsthand with two minor league sports teams that
put her on the path to a winning career. As a result of her
real-world experience, she is now the ticket sales director for the
Portland Sea Dogs.
Caldwell ’11 was all about sports and sports organization as a
student. Now, as a member of game day operations with the NBA’s New
Orleans Pelicans, Caldwell’s leading the charge with a professional
LaFond ’11 was originally reluctant to take a course on facilities
management. Then, a few classroom field trips changed her mind and
set her on a new career path.
Find your place at our 474-acre campus on the shore of Sebago Lake. With more than 40 academic programs to choose from, and a robust extracurricular club and athletics environment, Saint Joseph’s home on the lake is the perfect place to prepare for your future.
Offering distance education for learners of all ages since 1976, Saint Joseph’s online programs include certificates, associate, bachelor’s, and master’s degrees—academic levels that suit your level.
Ready for the next step? Continue below to learn more about Saint Joseph’s campus programs, history, and extracurricular activities like student clubs and athletics.
Advance your career with our online programs—from certificates on up to master’s degrees. We have provided distance learning for nearly 30 years, so you can count on our expertise to prepare you for your future.
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