Bachelor of Sport Management

Applied Health Sciences - Sport Management




Bachelor of Sport Management

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Program Name:
Sport Management
 
OUAC Code:
BSM
 
Degree:
Bachelor of Sport Management
 
Program:
4-Year (Honours) Bachelor of Sport Management (BSM)
 
Program Description:
Brock is the only university in Canada granting a specialized Bachelor of Sport Management (BSM) degree, and it is one of our fastest growing programs.

Our program focuses on the application of theory, principles, and practices of business to the sport industry. There is a strong emphasis on connecting this theory to the activities of the industry, through high profile guest speakers, case studies, use of media and planned experiential learning opportunities in the field.

The Department of Sport Management provides many opportunities for students to become explore a range of dynamic career opportunities available in the Canadian sport industry including the public, non-profit, and commercial sectors; Our students are prepared for positions in management, marketing, public relations, communications, facility and event management, sales, program development, and human resource management.

Field Work Placement:
The 3rd year field work placements with Brock Athletics, intercollegiate teams,special events  andother sport related organizations, are a great way to gain valuable experience in a sport-related organization. 80 hours; done in conjunction with regular class schedule during the fall/winter terms.

Internship:
You will have great opportunities to gain industry experience and build career contacts through the 4th year internships! Full time experience within the sport industry; 440 hours; may be done in fall, winter or summer semesters. May be done in Canada or elsewhere.

Our students have interned at a variety of exciting places including: TSN, Toronto Raptors, IMG, Toronto Maple Leafs, Buffalo Sabres, Toronto Marlies, Tennis Canada, Niagara Ice Dogs, Ontario Hockey Association, Hamilton Bulldogs, Ontario Special Olympics, VANCOUVER 2010, Hamilton Tiger Cats, Niagara Sports Commission and many more!

International Exchange Opportunities:
International exchange opportunities are available for Sport Management students, typically in the third year who Our students have studied in the USA (North Carolina, Tennessee, Colorado, Wisconsin, and Illinois), Australia, Scotland, England,Wales, France and Finland.

 

Careers:
Your Sport Management degree will take you where want to go!
A Bachelor in Sport Management degree will prepare you for a variety of careers in the sport industry including:
  • Coordinator of amateur sport organizations and intercollegiate athletic programs
  • Marketing Consultant
  • Program and Facility Manager
  • Professional Sport Promoter
  • Sport equipment and product sales
  • Sport Event Planner and Manager
  • Sport Sponsorship Specialist
 
Here are some of the careers that our alumni are pursuing:
  • Executive Assistant to the General Manager – Edmonton Oilers
  • Game Operations Co-ordinator - Toronto Raptors
  • Sports Information Director - Athletics Department of University College of the Fraser Valley
  • Marketing/Communications Coordinator - Ontario Rugby Union
  • Sports Marketing Analyst - CBC Canada
  • Marketing Specialist – YWCA of Toronto
  • Brand Manager - Nike Golf
  • Marketing Manager - Nike Sports Marketing
  • National Event Coordinator - Children's Wish Foundation of Canada
  • Event Coordinator - BMW Canada
  • Director Ticket Sales - St. Mike’s Majors
  • Manager, Corporate and Group Partnerships - Hamilton Tiger Cats
  • Football Operations Assistant - Hamilton Tiger Cats
  • Sporting Goods Advertising Specialist - Canadian Tire Corporation
  • Community & Public Relations Manager Hockey Operations - Texas Wildcatters
  • Special Events Coordinator - Run for the Cure, Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation
  • Account Executive - Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment
  • Event Marketing/ Sponsorship Specialist - Bell Canada; FedEx
  • Corporate Sales/Youth Fund Coordinator – Hamilton Bulldogs
  • Corporate Partnership Assistant - Air Canada Centre
  • Administrative Co-ordinator - Ontario Soccer Association

 * Please note that some careers may require additional professional or graduate qualifications.

 

Program Coordinator: 
If you have any questions about this program, Contact Stephanie Brooks
 
Entrance Requirements:
 Required 4U Subject: English (ENG4U)
 
Expected Cut-off:
Low 80s
 
Program Plan:
To see the courses required for degree completion and read the full course descriptions Check the online Undergraduate Course Calendar
 
 
Faculty:
Department:
Level:
Undergraduate studies
 
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