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Have you always loved sports and being part of a team? Are you drawn to a career involving sports management that could focus on a variety of areas including business, law, marketing, public relations, accounting and urban planning?

Starting this fall, the College of Education and Human Development’s Department of Kinesiology will offer a new Bachelor of Arts in Sports Management degree that will provide students with coursework specific to sports-related businesses and prepare students to work in high-level competitive sports settings.

Students enrolled in the Bachelor of Arts in Sports Management will get firsthand knowledge and advice from guest speakers and lecturers employed at some of the most recognized sports entities in the world. 

Sports Management program is for you if you consider yourself

Adventurous and Active
Analytical and Strategic
Innovative and Cutting-edge

Program Information

Sports Management Program

1120 15th Street
Augusta, GA 30912

Christenberry Fieldhouse

Steven Page


What You'll Study


In the sports management program, you’ll be able to tailor your degree with classes specifically designed to fit your chosen minor: Communication, Marketing, Business, Spanish, Kinesiology, etc… The choice is yours!

Experience-based Education

Outside the Classroom

This program allows students to choose a minor that aligns with their interests without defined and set concentrations that limit choices.

The program allows flexibility for the students in a program of study with multiple concentrations that allow you to tailor your classes around the exact future you want to explore.

Individual attention from faculty makes sure you’re entering the workforce armed with a thorough understanding of the latest information and most up to date training methods.

A research-oriented faculty and access to high-quality, in-field experiences ensures you are receiving cutting-edge knowledge and opportunities to participate in this emerging field.

Students will develop a logistical mindset to connect areas of sport law, ethics, financial management and marketing within a sport business model.


Research & Innovation

Augusta University offers opportunities to create your own research project or work with faculty to tackle some of the world’s most complex and pressing challenges.



Internship opportunities will include collegiate settings, semi-pro sports teams, professional sports teams and internationally famous sports venues


Christenberry Fieldhouse

The home of the Kinesiology department as well as Augusta University Athletics, Christenberry Fieldhouse allows students to meet and study in the dynamic center of the university’s sports world.

Your Future

Career Options

The sports management program prepares students for careers in management, marketing, and the administration of sport programs; careers may include, but are not limited to, working as a sports scout, athletic director, sports agent, sports business manager or a Sports Facilities Manager.

The sports management program prepares students to work in high-level competitive settings such as professional teams, NCAA organizations and other sport businesses and organizations.

Post-graduates may also choose to attend graduate programs in the field, such as business or law.



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Why Augusta?

Internships and opportunities outside the classroom mean you’ll have the real-world experience to make the most of your career from the moment you start.
The opportunity to choose between several exciting concentrations ensures you’re only taking the classes you need to move you toward the future you want.

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