Sport Management Major & Minor

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Are you looking to enter the world of sport management? Goshen College offers a comprehensive program that will provide you with the skills and knowledge you need to succeed in this exciting field.

Prepare for a Career in Athletics with our Degree in Sport Management

You will learn about communication, ethics, finance, management, sport marketing, and event planning through our major and minor in sport management. You will also develop strong leadership skills essential to running a successful sports organization.

Whether interested in becoming an athletic director, sports facilities manager, or event coordinator, our program will give you the tools you need to achieve your goals. For students who are passionate about the professional sports industry and want to lead, discover all our sport management program has to offer!

Pursue Your Passion for Athletics at Goshen College

If you love the logistics, methodologies, and competition of sports, then you’ll excel in the sport management program at Goshen College. With a dedicated, enthusiastic faculty team and solid multidisciplinary foundation, the sport management program can help you realize your dream of becoming a coach, sports complex director, or event manager.

A Career in the Sports Industry Starts Here

Sport management majors and minors follow an academic curriculum that blends kinesiology (the study of human movement), business, and communication. At GC, courses and study topics will include:

  • Communication
  • Ethics
  • Finance
  • Business administration
  • Management
  • Marketing principles
  • Leadership strategies

Sport management students will learn to be effective team leaders, influential sports management professionals, and responsible sports managers.

Sport management graduates work in a wide variety of settings, including:

  • High schools
  • Colleges and universities
  • Professional sports teams
  • Professional sports organizations
  • Recreational facilities
  • Sports marketing
  • Sports analytics

Get Started on a Career You’ll Love

If you’re ready to take your passion for sports to the next level, learn more about our sport management program! Financial aid options are available. Fill out the form below to get started.

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Jerrell Richer

Professor of Economics
Carl Kreider Chair

Michelle Horning

Professor of Accounting
Program Director

Duane Stoltzfus

Professor of Communication | Director
Adult and Graduate Programs

Jon Geiser

Associate Professor of Business
Business Development Director for CBEE

Jewel Lehman

Professor of Kinesiology

Andrew Hartzler

Professor of Accounting

Val Hershberger

Associate Professor of Kinesiology

Kyle Hufford

Associate Professor of Communication

Jason Samuel

Assistant Professor of Communication