If you desire to combine your love for sports with a career in business, consider a Sport Management Program. Not only will it let you participate in the exciting world of sports but will also familiarize you with its various aspects such as promotion and marketing, legal and ethical issues, fund raising, finance and economics, and facility management and more. However, for a successful career in any field it’s important to know where to study. So, to help you we have listed top 15 HBCU schools offering sports degree programs.
North Carolina A & T State University
North Carolina A & T State University located in Greensboro, North Carolina offers a bachelor’s degree program in sports and fitness administration.
Delaware State University
Delaware State University located in Dover, Delaware offers Master of Science degree in sport administration. This twelve month program adheres to standards of the National Association for Sport and Physical Education/North American Society for Sport Management.
Grambling State University
Located in Grambling, Louisiana, Grambling State University offers Master’s degree in Sports and Fitness administration. Sport Administration majors will graduate competent to meet position expectations in middle management sport/athletic positions.
Winston Salem State University
Winston Salem State University located in Winston Salem, North Carolina offers Bachelor of Science degree program in Sport Management. The program is a member of the Commission on Sport Management Accreditation (COSMA) and is currently seeking COSMA accreditation.
Sports Management majors at Hampton University in Hampton, Virginia receive a Bachelor of Science (B.S) degree in sport management. The program is accredited by The International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE), the premier professional accreditor for business programs in student-centered colleges and universities throughout the world.
Coppin State University
Coppin State University located in Baltimore, Maryland offers a bachelor’s degree program in sports and fitness administration. Students have the option of two concentrations within the major – Sport Administration or Athletic Training Management.
Virginia State University
Located in Petersburg, Virginia, Virginia State University offers Master’s degree in fitness and administration. This sport management program aims to prepare students to serve the public in the areas of teaching, wellness, leisure and recreation, sports marketing, and allied fields.
Texas Southern University
Texas Southern University is a small public college located in Houston, Texas. It offers Bachelor of Science degree in Sports Management.
Jackson State University
Jackson State University located in Jackson, Mississippi offers Master’s degree in fitness and administration. The program prepares students for a career in academic and professional sporting groups, retail management for sporting goods, and fitness, and health-focused positions with athletes.
Bowie State University
Located in Bowie, Maryland, Bowie State University offers Bachelor of Science Degree in Sports Management. The program aims to provide comprehensive education with enrichment experiences that will help students to develop required skills and necessary competencies needed for both public and private work force sector settings.
Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University
Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University located in Tallahassee, Florida offers the Master of Science (M.S.) degree in Sport Management. At the completion of this sport management program, students will have the necessary skill set to be practitioners in the sport industry.
Claflin University in Orangeburg, South Carolina offers Bachelor of Science degree program in Sport Management. This program prepares students for various administrative positions who find success in complex and varied sport settings.
Elizabeth City State University
Elizabeth City State University located in Elizabeth City, North Carolina offers the Bachelor of Science (M.S.) degree in Sport Management. It prepares students to be competitive in the field and provide them with a core foundation is sport management, communication, and marketing.
Saint Augustine’s University
Saint Augustine’s University located in Raleigh, North Carolina in collaboration with the Centre International D’Etude Du Sport (CIES), and under the auspices of the FIFA, offers a Postgraduate Diploma in Sports Management. A Master of Science Degree (M.S.) in Sports Management is also offered by the University of the West Indies.
Morehouse College located in Atlanta, Georgia offers less than one year certificate program in sports communication. This Journalism and Sports Program offers a minor that every Morehouse student can take, regardless of his major.