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College of Education, Health and Human Services

School of Foundations, Leadership and Administration

316 White Hall
Tel: 330-672-2012


The Sport Administration major prepares students for careers in the sport industry through a balanced academic program and numerous practical experiences. Students complete a core group of courses developed to exceed accreditation guidelines, and all students are required to complete the business minor. The curricular balance of sport, business and sociological courses along with three required practical experiences make the program of study one that is cutting edge compared to other programs within the state of Ohio and across the country. 

Career Opportunities

Upon completion of the major, students will have the opportunity to pursue numerous career paths in the sport industry including managing sport programs at all levels (youth, high school, collegiate, and professional), facility management, event planning, sport marketing and public relations.

Admission Requirements

Students admitted to the College of Education, Health, and Human Services as freshmen must have been fully admitted to the university. Admission to the college does not guarantee admission to a major and/or admission to professional coursework for a selective admission program.

The sport administration program, requires a 2.750 high school GPA for entering freshmen and a 21 ACT or 980 SAT score. Students who do not meet the GPA requirements of their intended major may enroll as EHHS General until which time they have the required GPA.
Students must have a 2.500 GPA overall to be accepted into both the sport administration major and business minor. Students also must complete minimum 60 semester hours prior to being accepted into the business minor.

Graduation Requirements

Minimum 121 credit hours. Minimum 2.500 major and cumulative GPA. Minimum 2.500 cumulative GPA to  declare business minor. Business minor and 2.500 minor GPA required for graduation.

Study Abroad/Away Opportunities

There are many study abroad/away opportunities, for more information contact the Office of International Affairs.

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