B.S. in Sports Management
The Bachelor of Science in Sport Management is a joint 120-credit program offered between the Division of Athletic Training, Health, and Exercise Science (ATHES) and the School of Business. This unique interdisciplinary approach enables our students to develop and apply a strong foundation of business knowledge and skills to all aspects of the sports industry. Through our Sport Management program, students learn the most current trends, techniques, and strategies in management and marketing technology, ticket sales, sponsorships, branding, public relations, event planning, sports merchandising, facility management, and athlete representation. Students will also understand and practice the essentials of leadership, communication, customer service relations, and teamwork skills that are essential to success in this field.
The business of sports has exploded into a global multi-billion dollar industry. A career in sports means many different things to many different people. The proximity of LIU Brooklyn's Sport Management program to the headquarters of the MLB, NBA, NFL, NHL, and MLS, in addition to the nearby Barclays Center, provides LIU students with a wide array of unique learning opportunities that are vital in gaining a competitive edge in today's marketplace. These key partners allow our students to showcase their talents while networking with top sports industry professionals. This essential combination—blending superb academics with real-world experiential learning—empowers our students to become true professionals as soon as they earn their LIU degree.