BS in Sport and Recreation Management

Our Sport and Recreation Management undergraduate curriculum offers professional preparation programs designed to prepare students for employment in sport, parks and recreation management delivery systems.

Whether you wish to serve as a park director, intramural sports and special-event coordinator, public relations specialist, media coordinator, sport marketing executive, athletic director or a number of other possible professions, the paths are endless for the aspiring sport and recreation management major.

A student may elect to gain competencies in the following tracks:


Sport Management

The Sport Management track is designed for students with a strong interest in the business and administration side of sports. This track is enriched with specialized courses in management, marketing, law, finance, leadership and globalization within the sport context while offering opportunities for field experience through practicum and internship.

Parks and Recreation Management

The Parks and Recreation track is designed to provide students with a comprehensive understanding of management skills and knowledge in leisure services, recreation programming, event planning, facility management, law, budgeting and environmental systems and issues. Students gain practical experiences by taking advantage of our practicum and internship courses.

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College to Career

  • Sport Management: Athletic director, sports general manager, sports marketing professional, sports event planner, sports facility manager, operations coordinator, sport recruiter, sport agent, etc.
  • Parks and Recreation Management: Parks and recreation director, planning director, recreation director, recreation program coordinator, park operations director, facility manager, athletics supervisor, etc.

Contact Us

Department of Counseling, Recreation and School Psychology
11200 SW 8th Street, ZEB 310
Miami, FL 33199
Tel: 305-348-9905