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Sport Management (A.A.S.)

Start your career in sport management

The sport market in North America is experiencing rapid growth. With a Sport Management A.A.S. degree from Jamestown Community College, you can start your career in many entry-level jobs in the sport and athletic industry.

While at JCC, you’ll take sport-related courses as well as electives based on your career goals. Sport management is a broad field, and job specializations include fitness, nutrition, coaching, program direction, sales, media, and marketing. You’ll also complete an internship with a local sports or athletics organization.

JCC also has an A.S. degree in Sport Management, which prepares you for transfer to complete a bachelor’s degree.

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Sport Market Growth

Sport Market Growth

The sport market in North America is expected to be worth more than $78 billion dollars.

Job Opportunities

Job Opportunities

  • Fitness class instructor
  • Gameday manager
  • Recreation leader
  • Youth sport coach

Internship Opportunities

Internship Opportunities

  • Internships with local athletic teams at the high school, collegiate, and professional levels
  • Intramural assistantships on campus
  • Physical education studies internships

Related Majors

Related Majors

Courses

Semester 1

  •   SUNY
  •   JCC
Course Credits Requirements Met

SPT 1300: Introduction to Sport Management

3

ENG 1510: English Composition I

3 Oral Communication

PSY 1510: General Psychology

3 Scientific Reasoning: Social Sciences

CMM 1610: Public Speaking

3

BUS 1410: Accounting Fundamentals or

BUS 1510: Principles of Financial Accounting

3-4

INT 1520: Student Success Seminar or

INT 1555: Inquire

1-2 Critical and Integrative Reasoning
  • Engage with the Learning Center for needed assistance.
  • Begin to explore networking/internship opportunities.

Semester 2

  •   SUNY
  •   JCC
Course Credits Requirements Met

SOC 1510: Intro to Sociology

3 Cultural Understanding Global Perspectives

PHE 1870: Sport Psychology

3

ENG 1530: English Composition II

3 Oral Communication

Mathematics Elective

Recommended:

MAT 1500: Problem Solving with Math or

MAT 1540: Elementary Statistics

3 Mathematical Reasoning

Program Core Elective

Recommended:

SPT 1550: Sport Promotion and Marketing

3
  • Identify career objective and direction to pursue (coaching, business, kinesiology, etc.).
  • Begin applying for internship.

Semester 3

  •   SUNY
  •   JCC
Course Credits Requirements Met

SPT 1320: Sport in Society

3 Scientific Reasoning: Social Sciences

Natural Sciences Elective

Recommended:

BIO 1510: Health Science

3 Scientific Reasoning: Natural Sciences

Program Core Elective

Recommended:

PHE 1480: Personal Trainer Certification or

CMM 2100: Communication at Work

3

Program Core Elective

Recommended:

PHE 1500: Care/Prevent Athletic Injuries or

SPT 1350: Sport Media

3

SPT 2010: Sport Management Internship

3 Applied Learning
  • Begin internship.
  • Work with internship advisor and supervisor to identify skills, competencies, and career interests.

Semester 4

  •   SUNY
  •   JCC
Course Credits Requirements Met

SPT 2520: Ethical Leadership in Sport and Fitness

3

Program Core Elective

Recommended:

SPT 1310: Foundations of Coaching and Teaching or

BUS 2580: Management and Organizational Behavior

3

Program Core Elective

Recommended:

PHE 1590: Principles of Fitness/Wellness or

SPT 2330: Youth Sport Administration

3

Elective

Recommended:

SPT 1330: Recreation and Fitness Program Planning

3

Program Core Elective

Recommended:

PHE 1880: Sport Nutrition

2
  • Begin preparing for graduation and/or transfer.
  • Begin applying for jobs.