Sport Management

Study Sports Management at Florida Tech

best colleges for sports managementStudying sports management at Florida Tech positions you to pursue a career in professional or college sports, high school athletics, community sports, youth sports, parks and recreation, or other areas of entertainment management. Our educational approach is unique compared to other sports management programs. At Florida Tech you will receive a strong foundation in the core business disciplines complemented with additional course work specific to the business of sports. We encourage the development of critical thinking and decision-making skills, vital for success in the workplace. Unlike other sports management programs, here you will learn not only the fundamentals of economics, finance, management and marketing as they pertain to sports, but you will also be exposed to how these tools are applied in the industry.

The “IDEAL” Advantage

Innovation, Diversity, Ethics, and Leadership (IDEAL)

Empowering Future Entrepreneurial Leaders to Manage Innovation and Change

Florida Tech’s commitment to incorporating the values of innovation, diversity, ethics and leadership within our curriculum differentiates us from the best programs in sports management. You will study industry innovators, leading firms and influential individual leaders. As a result, you will develop a comprehensive understanding of the organizational structures and management principles used by the foremost firms in the world of sports, and you will graduate well-positioned for a sports or entertainment management career. Studying in one of the sports management programs that is experiential and business driven means paving the way to a leadership position within an industry that you love.

“While similar programs at other universities are focusing on teaching sport management from its roots in physical education, you will be learning the basics of business, and most importantly, how to prepare yourself to be an innovator and entrepreneur in the fast-paced, continuously changing world of sport business.”

- Lars Hansen, Ph.D.