Sport Administration - B.S. Download to print
College of Education, Health and Human Services
School of Foundations, Leadership and Administration
300 White Hall
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.
Note: State/Federal background checks may be required for practicum/internship experiences. See Program Coordinator for more information.
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.
General Admissions for Freshman Students: Admission Requirements at the Kent Campus: The freshman admission policy at the Kent Campus is selective. Admission decisions are based upon the following: cumulative grade point average, ACT and/or SAT scores, strength of high school college preparatory curriculum and grade trends.
The university affirmatively strives to provide educational opportunities and access to students with varied backgrounds, those with special talents and adult students who graduated from high school three or more years ago. For more information on admissions, visit the admissions website for new freshmen.
Students must have a 2.500 GPA overall to be accepted into the business minor.
Minimum 120 credit hours, minimum 39 upper-division 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.
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