Sports Leadership and Management Minor

This interdisciplinary minor provides students with a foundational business skill set that facilitates students' interest in careers in the sports management industry and with corporations who have partnerships and client relations with sports organizations.  It has a primary focus on leadership in the sports industry, and specifically (as consistent with the University mission) leadership that is ethics-based.

For a 15-credit Sports and Leadership Management minor, students complete the following:

MG 0240Leading and Managing People3
MG 0375Sports Management3
Select three electives from the following: 1, 29
Sports, Media, and Culture
Economics of Sport
Sports Broadcasting and Remote Television Production
Managing Human Resources
Topics in Management: Sports Media Platforms and Strategies
Negotiations and Dispute Resolution
Performance, Compensation, and Reward
Sports Marketing
Total Credits15

Students must take at least one elective outside of the Department of Management.


Management majors may not double-count courses for the Management major for any of the 3 electives. However, MG 0240 Leading and Managing People does double-count as a required course for both the Management major and the Sports Leadership and Management minor.