Why choose JCC’s Sport Management (A.A.S.) program?

Turn your passion for sports into a satisfying career. Job opportunities in the sports industry are growing, and Jamestown Community College’s Sport Management (A.A.S) degree will prepare you for entry-level employment in recreation, youth sports, athletic administration, fitness promotions, and more.

As a graduate of the JCC Sport Management program, you will have the needed knowledge, skills, and experience to immediately enter the workforce.

The two-year degree program is designed for high school graduates, those seeking advancement in sport management careers, and adult learners considering a career change.

What can you do with a sport management degree?

The sport management profession is rich with career opportunities requiring specialized skills.

The choice is yours. Sport management students can follow many career paths, leading to jobs like:

  • Sport program director
  • Game-day manager
  • Youth sport coach
  • Fitness class instructor
  • Recreation leader
  • Fitness facility manager

Core program electives include courses in coaching, youth sport administration, program planning, and sport media. Along with hands-on learning and a required internship, the sport management program is tailored to your individual career objectives.

Related programs of study

Sport Management (A.S) and Physical Education Studies

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Minimum program credit hours: 60

Some courses need to be completed on the Jamestown Campus.

Program Codes
Degree Option
Associate in Applied Science Degree
Hegis Code
Curriculum Code
General Requirements
21 credit hours Degree Requirements Met
ENG 1530: English Composition II3 BCOM H CENG
English Electives (college level)3 H CWRT
CMM 1510: Introduction to Communication or CMM 1610: Public Speaking3 ARTS H
PSY 1510: General Psychology3 SOSC S SR
SOC 1510: Introduction to Sociology3
Mathematics Electives (college level)3 MATH N CMAT
Mathematics and Sciences Electives3 N
Core Requirements
36 credit hours Degree Requirements Met
BUS 1410: Accounting Fundamentals or BUS 1510: Principles of Financial Accounting3-4
PHE 1870: Sport Psychology3
SPT 1300: Introduction to Sport Management3
SPT 1320: Sport in Society3 SOSC S SR
SPT 2520: Ethical Leadership - Sport & Fitness3 H
SPT 2010: Sport Management Internship or PHE 2010: Physical Education Studies Internship or PHE 2060: Intramural Assistant Internship3

Choose from the following list.

BUS 2580: Management & Organizational Behavior3
CMM 2100: Communication at Work3
PHE 1480: Personal Trainer Certification3
PHE 1500: Care & Prevention of Athletic Injuries3
PHE 1590: Principles of Fitness & Wellness3
PHE 1880: Sport Nutrition2
SPT 1310: Foundations of Coaching & Teaching3
SPT 1330: Recreation and Fitness Program Planning3
SPT 1350: Sport Media3
SPT 1550: Sport Promotion & Marketing3
SPT 2330: Youth Sport Administration3
SPT 2530: Sport History Through Film3
3 credit hours Degree Requirements Met

Transfer Agreements

Our courses and programs are designed to give you a strong foundation in your area of study. But we know that for many of you, your time at JCC is just the first step in your educational journey. And when it's time for you to take your next step, that strong foundation, coupled with the wide variety of transfer agreements we maintain with several top colleges and universities, will help make your transfer process as smooth as possible. Learn More
It is important when planning your transfer to talk with your advisor about the specifics of each four-year college or university. 

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Kathy Stedman, Director of Physical Education, Dance & Sport Management
Kathy StedmanDirector of Physical Education, Dance & Sport Management PHED, Jamestown Campus716.338.1263Contact | Full Profile ▸