for a complete description of the curriculum.

BBA in Sports Management Degree Highlights

  • St. Thomas University, Miami, Fl, pioneered the area of Sports Administration education by starting the nation’s first undergraduate program in 1973.

  • The program will instill the knowledge and skills needed to take on more of a leadership role in the professional sports industry

  • The Sports Management program combines the business principles & industry-specific aspects of managing in a collegiate or corporate environment

  • Provides you with the opportunity to meet, network and learn from adjunct professors, alumni and guest speakers who represent various sports organizations

Career Landscape

Those who earn a BBA Sports Management Degree from St. Thomas University will be fully prepared for a number of career possibilities in a variety of organizations, including professional sports teams, college athletics departments, sports media and marketing, merchandising, leisure and recreational services, and more.

Management positions available in the following organizations: NFL, NBA, MLB, NHL, ATP, WTA, PGA, LPGA, MLS, NASL, NASCAR, NCAA, NAIA, as well as various events, governing organizations, and manufacturers in the sports industry.

What Can You Do with a Sports Management Degree

Some of the Sports Management Jobs include but aren’t limited to:

  • Athletic Director

  • Sports Information Director

  • General Manager

  • Events Manager/Coordinator

  • Fundraising/Major Gifts Director

  • Business Operations Manager

  • Advertising Director

  • Marketing Director

  • Facilities Director

  • Sports and Wellness Director

  • Financial Management Director

  • Parks and Recreation Director

  • Youth Sports Director

  • Sports Advertising Sales Manager

  • Athletics Communications Director

  • Athletics Director for Compliance

  • Compensation Consultant

  • Customer Relations Director

  • Media Relations Director

  • Programs and Assessment Director

  • Community Services Director

  • Event Marketing Specialist

  • Guest Services Manager

  • Operations Coordinator

  • Program Manager

  • Sports Marketing Manager

  • Sports Camp Director


Featured Alumni

Al Avila ’86, general manager of the Detroit Tigers, has been with the  Tigers for 15 years. Under his leadership, the Tigers have won the American League Pennant in 2006 and 2012, and won four straight AL Central titles from 2011-2014

Andy Elisburg ’89, general manager and senior vice president of operations for the Miami Heat, joined the franchise in its inaugural 1988 season. For the past 21 years, he has been working in basketball operations, and has played an integral role in salary cap planning and basketball operations management, while overseeing the day-to-day operations at American Airlines Arena.

Dave Gettleman ’86, general manager of the New York Giants, has been a part of seven Super Bowl teams, including three winners. He was with Buffalo in 1990 and 1991, Denver in 1997, the Giants in 2000, 2007 and 2011, and Carolina in 2015. The Broncos and the 2007 and 2011 Giants both won the championship.

Featured Professors

  • Dr. Ted Abernethy, Director of Sports Administration Programs. Over 20 years of experience

  • Dr. Seok-Ho Song, Sports Administration Professor and Advisor. Over 10 years of experience

  • Dr. Robert Epling, Associate Professor of Sports Administration and Advisor. Over 20 years of Experience 


Admissions Requirements

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