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B.S. in Business – Sports Management

Pursue Your Passion With the B.S. in Business – Sports Management Program

Do you want to turn your love of sports into a viable career in business? Regent’s Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Business with a concentration in Sports Management will prepare you to handle the corporate side of sports as you focus on the history, philosophy, ethics, and current trends in this exciting field. You will examine financial and economic models uniquely related to the sports industry including the economic impact of policies and practices. You’ll also study marketing strategies and plans that promote brand awareness, sales, and public image. As the program builds, a practicum opportunity will be added so that you can observe and participate in a preapproved sports franchise/club at the local, regional, or national level. You’ll also take part in marketing sports programs, legal issues related to contracts, and managing facilities and events.

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October 25, 2021
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ADVANCE YOUR KNOWLEDGE

Explore courses in sports marketing, business leadership, and operations management.

BUILD ON A STRONG FOUNDATION

Anchor your business knowledge of Christian principles and values.

LEARN FROM THE BEST

Be taught by distinguished faculty in Virginia Beach with extensive leadership experience.

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ALIGN YOURSELF WITH EXCELLENCE

Regent has been ranked among Top National Universities by the U.S. News & World Report for two consecutive years (2019 & 2020). Our programs have also ranked as the #1 Best Online Bachelor’s Programs in Virginia for 8 years in a row. Experience the Regent difference through our ACBSP-accredited Bachelor of Science in Business – Sports Management program.

To learn more about this program, please complete the Request Information form on this page.

On completing the B.S. in Business – Sports Management program, you’ll be able to:

  • Develop effective marketing plans tailored to the sports industry.
  • Apply negotiation strategies in striking deals with vendors or players.
  • Work with budgets and caps on different sports program expenditures.
  • Assess insurance and other risk management issues associated with sports venues and player safety.

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

  • Sports Product Manager/Marketer
  • Professional Sports Agent
  • Facility Operations Manager
  • Game Day/Event Specialist
  • Sports Statistician/Recorder
3.2%
Projected annual growth rate of sports market across N. America PwC's Sports Outlook, 2019
An overview of the field of sport management with emphasis placed on history, philosophy, ethics, program evaluation, current trends, and career opportunities.
A study of basic marketing strategies that apply to the promotion of the sport industry in general and its unique programs. Consideration will be given to marketing the unique value proposition that sports offers. Public perceptions and organizational brand are considered. Students will design and plan the implementation of a sports marketing plan. Prerequisites: BUSN 240 and SPMT 201.
Students will study the topics of contract law, tort law, administrative/statutory law, antitrust law, and collective bargaining as they apply to sport organizations. Students will be provided with applicable knowledge of issues and strategies to manage the legal aspects of their professional lives as sport administrators. Students are strongly recommended to have completed BUSN 370 prior to taking this class. Prerequisite: SPMT 201.
Examines basic financial and economic models uniquely related to the business of sports. Consideration for the economic impact of sport policies and practices; and the analysis of financial plans for generating and increasing revenue streams while managing costs in the sport industry. Prerequisite: SPMT 201.

Step 1: Apply to Regent University

Step 2: Complete Your Admissions Questionnaire

  • After you submit your application, you will receive a link to complete the required admissions questionnaire.

Step 3: Submit Your Unofficial Transcripts

  • Email your unofficial high school or college transcripts to apply@regent.edu using the subject line: Unofficial Transcripts.
  • Upon conditional acceptance, Regent University will attempt to obtain your official transcripts from your U.S. degree-granting institution.
  • International transcripts must be evaluated by a NACES-approved company.

Step 4: Submit Your Government-Issued ID if Applicable

  • All online students and graduate level on-campus students are required to email a photo of your government-issued ID to apply@regent.edu using the subject line: Government ID.
  • Please note that all items submitted as part of the application process become the property of Regent University and cannot be returned.

Step 5: Submit Your FAFSA

  • Complete your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) at www.fafsa.gov. Regent’s school code is 030913.

Invest in your calling with this bachelor’s in business degree.

DegreeTuition Block Rate Per SemesterCredit Hours Per SemesterTuition Block Rate Per Semester
Students taking on-campus classes
(fall & spring semesters)
$8,61012 - 18$8,610
DegreeTuition Cost Per Credit HourAverage Credit Hours Per SemesterAverage Tuition Per Semester
Students taking on-campus classes
(fall & spring semesters)
$574Under 12$7,260
Students taking on-campus classes
(fall & spring semesters)
$574Over 18$10,332
Students taking on-campus classes
(summer semester)
$574N/A$1,722+

Student Fees Per Semester

University Services Fee (On-Campus Students)$800

Housing Fees »

DegreeTuition Cost Per Credit HourAverage Credit Hours Per SemesterAverage Tuition Per Semester
Part-Time Students (3-11 Credit Hours Per Semester)$4506$2,700
Full-Time Students (12+ Credit Hours Per Semester)$39512$4,740

Student Fees Per Semester

University Services Fee (Online Students)$650

Military Admissions & Aid »

DegreeTuition Block Rate Per SemesterCredit Hours Per SemesterTuition Block Rate Per Semester
Students taking on-campus classes
(fall & spring semesters)
$8,61012 - 18$8,610
DegreeTuition Cost Per Credit HourAverage Credit Hours Per SemesterAverage Tuition Per Semester
Students taking on-campus classes
(fall & spring semesters)
$574Under 12$6,888
Students taking on-campus classes
(fall & spring semesters)
$574Over 18$10,332
Students taking on-campus classes
(summer semester)
$574N/A$1,722+

Student Fees Per Semester

University Services Fee (On-Campus Students)$800

Housing Fees »

DegreeTuition Cost Per Credit HourAverage Credit Hours Per SemesterAverage Tuition Per Semester
Part-Time Students (3-11 Credit Hours Per Semester)$4506$2,700
Full-Time Students (12+ Credit Hours Per Semester)$39512$4,740

Student Fees Per Semester

University Services Fee (Online Students)$650

Military Admissions & Aid »

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