645 N. Shaw Lane, Rm 402A
East Lansing, MI 48824
The Minor in Sports Business Management, which is administered by the Department of Management, provides students the academic foundation and practical experience to pursue careers in intercollegiate and professional sports and the sports business industry. The minor is intended for students who wish to enhance their marketability for highly competitive careers in areas related to sports business management including sports associations and leagues, intercollegiate and professional sports organizations and teams, sports entertainment and media services, and firms that primarily supply the sports and entertainment industry. Students will apply their knowledge of business to the industries of sports through course work and hands-on experience in supervised fieldwork and internships.
The minor is available as an elective to students who are admitted to all majors in the Broad College of Business (Accounting, Finance, General Management, Hospitality Business, Human Resource Management, Management, Marketing, Supply Chain Management), and to students enrolled in the following non-Broad majors: Advertising, Communication with Public Relations minor, Kinesiology, Media and Information.
With the approval of the department and college that administers the student’s degree program, the courses that are used to satisfy the minor may also be used to satisfy the requirements for the bachelor’s degree.
Students must complete 18 credits from the following:
Management majors must fulfill this requirement with at least two courses outside of Management.
*A maximum of 3 credits of internship or other work experience may be earned (used as elective credits) towards the following degrees: Finance, Human Resource Management, Management, Marketing, Supply Chain Management; a maximum of 2 credits of internship or other work experience may be earned toward the Accounting degree.