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

Channel your passion for sports into a rewarding career. Jamestown Community College’s Sport Management (A.S.) program is designed to prepare you for transfer to a bachelor’s degree program in sport management. Whether you’re a high school student, someone considering a career change or one seeking advancement in the industry, our program can help you reach your sport management goals.

As a graduate of the JCC Sport Management program you will have the needed knowledge, skills, and experiences to pursue degree programs leading to sports careers with youth, high school, college, and professional organizations.

What can you do with a sport management degree?

A wide-range of job opportunities requiring specialized skills exist in the growing industry of sport management.

It’s up to you. Sport management students can follow many career paths, including:

  • Facility management (arenas, stadiums)
  • Campus and community recreation management
  • Fitness management
  • Sports marketing and promotion
  • Sports information
  • Public relations
  • Athletic administration
  • Sports business management

Elective coursework and hands-on learning experiences will help prepare you for the job you want in sport management. Courses related to sport communication, sport media, youth sport administration, program planning, leadership and more are tailored to individual career objectives.

Related programs of study

Sport Management (A.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 Science Degree
Hegis Code
Curriculum Code
General Requirements
24 credit hours Degree Requirements Met
ENG 1530: English Composition II3 BCOM H CENG
ENG 1540: Writing About Literature3 HUMA H CWRT, VEDP
CMM 1510: Introduction to Communication or CMM 1610: Public Speaking3 ARTS, HUMA H
ECO 2610: Macroeconomic Principles or ECO 2620: Microeconomic Principles3 SOSC S SR
PSY 1510: General Psychology3 SOSC S SR
SOC 1510: Introduction to Sociology3 SOSC S SR, VEDP
MAT 1540: Elementary Statistics3 MATH N CMAT
Mathematics and Sciences Electives

3 credits may need to be SUNY General Education-category specific

Core Requirements
27 credit hours Degree Requirements Met
BUS 1510: Principles of Financial Accounting4
PHE 1870: Sport Psychology3
SPT 1300: Introduction to Sport Management3
SPT 1320: Sport in Society3 SOSC S
SPT 1550: Sport Promotion & Marketing3

Choose from the following list.

BUS 1520: Principles of Managerial Accounting4
BUS 2530: Business Law I3
BUS 2550: Marketing3
BUS 2580: Management & Organizational Behavior3
CSC 1560: Microcomputer Applications I4
ECO 2610: Macroeconomic Principles or ECO 2620: Microeconomic Principles3 SOSC S SR
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 2330: Youth Sport Administration3
SPT 2520: Ethical Leadership - Sport & Fitness3 H
SPT 2530: Sport History Through Film3 H
9 credit hours Degree Requirements Met

Up to 6 credits may need to be Liberal Arts and Sciences specific and may also need to be SUNY General Education specific with 3 credits being category specific in American History, Western Civilizations, Other World Civilizations, or Foreign Language.


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 ▸