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BS in Sport Management

Shorelight - Adelphi University, United States

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Next enrollment cycle

December 2022

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First Year Course Fee

USD 41,600

Course Accredited By

CAEP

  • 4 Years
  • On Campus
  • Undergraduate
  • Degree
  • Up to 30% scholarship
With a degree in sport management, you can leverage your skills in the corporate arena as a publicist, marketer, sales agent, event operations specialist or social media manager. You can also make an impact in sport-based youth development, recreation management or athletic administration.
  • Gain unparalleled access to renowned guest speakers, industry-experienced lecturers, top-level internships and life-changing job opportunities.
  • Train in the industry’s latest trends and technology with our forward-thinking, dynamic curriculum.
  • Benefit from our location at the heart of the sport industry, with more than 10 major professional teams and hundreds of other sport-related organizations located nearby.

Enrollment Cycles

  • December 2022
  • April 2023
  • July 2023

Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE)

  • Undergraduate AAP 2 Terms C /7
  • Undergraduate EAP 3 Terms C /7
  • Undergraduate ID 2 Terms B-/8

English Requirements Certificate

  • GCSE/IGCSE
  • AAP (2 Terms) B (b)
  • EAP (3 Terms) C (c)
  • ID (2 Terms) NA
  • Academic English - PSE (1 Term) Below C (c): Other approved test required
  • Academic English (3 Terms) Below C (c): Other approved test required
  • Academic English (2 Terms) Below C (c): Other approved test required

IELTS

  • AAP (2 Terms) 5.5 - 6.0 No subscore below 5.0
  • EAP (3 Terms) 5 No subscore below 4.5
  • ID (2 Terms) 6.5
  • Academic English - PSE (1 Term) 4.5
  • Academic English (3 Terms) Below 4
  • Academic English (2 Terms) 4

TOEFL

  • AAP (2 Terms) 68 - 79 No subscore below 14 (My Best Accepted)
  • EAP (3 Terms) 60 - 67 No subscore below 12 (My Best Accepted)
  • ID (2 Terms) 80 (My Best Accepted)
  • Academic English - PSE (1 Term) 50 - 59 (My Best Accepted)
  • Academic English (3 Terms) Below 40 (My Best Accepted)
  • Academic English (2 Terms) 40 - 49 (My Best Accepted)

Duolingo

  • AAP (2 Terms) 90 (approved through fall 22)
  • EAP (3 Terms) 80 (approved through fall 22)
  • ID (2 Terms) 110 (approved through fall 22)
  • Academic English - PSE (1 Term) 70 (approved through fall 22)
  • Academic English (3 Terms) 50 (approved through fall 22)
  • Academic English (2 Terms) 60 (approved through fall 22)

Uganda 

  • Advanced Certificate of Education with a minimum of 2 Principal Passing grades of D or higher and at least 1 subsidiary pass in a college preparatory subject. In addition, Uganda Certificate of Education with a C (7) average or higher or General Certificate of Education Level (O Level) Examination Certificate with 5
  • Academic subjects passed is required.
  • Undergraduate AAP 2 Terms C7
  • Undergraduate EAP 3 Terms C7
  • Undergraduate ID 2 Terms B5

English 

English Requirements Certificate

  • GCSE/IGCSE
  • AAP (2 Terms) B (b)
  • EAP (3 Terms) C (c)
  • ID (2 Terms) NA
  • Academic English - PSE (1 Term) Below C (c): Other approved test required
  • Academic English (3 Terms) Below C (c): Other approved test required
  • Academic English (2 Terms) Below C (c): Other approved test required

IELTS

  • AAP (2 Terms) 5.5 - 6.0 No subscore below 5.0
  • EAP (3 Terms) 5 No subscore below 4.5
  • ID (2 Terms) 6.5
  • Academic English - PSE (1 Term) 4.5
  • Academic English (3 Terms) Below 4
  • Academic English (2 Terms) 4

TOEFL

  • AAP (2 Terms) 68 - 79 No subscore below 14 (My Best Accepted)
  • EAP (3 Terms) 60 - 67 No subscore below 12 (My Best Accepted)
  • ID (2 Terms) 80 (My Best Accepted)
  • Academic English - PSE (1 Term) 50 - 59 (My Best Accepted)
  • Academic English (3 Terms) Below 40 (My Best Accepted)
  • Academic English (2 Terms) 40 - 49 (My Best Accepted)

Duolingo

  • AAP (2 Terms) 90 (approved through fall 22)
  • EAP (3 Terms) 80 (approved through fall 22)
  • ID (2 Terms) 110 (approved through fall 22)
  • Academic English - PSE (1 Term) 70 (approved through fall 22)
  • Academic English (3 Terms) 50 (approved through fall 22)
  • Academic English (2 Terms) 60 (approved through fall 22)

Tanzania
Certificate of Secondary Education (CSE)

  • Undergraduate AAP 2 Terms E/5
  • Undergraduate EAP 3 Terms E/5Undergraduate ID 2 Terms D/4

English Requirements Certificate

  • GCSE/IGCSE
  • AAP (2 Terms) B (b)
  • EAP (3 Terms) C (c)
  • ID (2 Terms) NA
  • Academic English - PSE (1 Term) Below C (c): Other approved test required
  • Academic English (3 Terms) Below C (c): Other approved test required
  • Academic English (2 Terms) Below C (c): Other approved test required

IELTS

  • AAP (2 Terms) 5.5 - 6.0 No subscore below 5.0
  • EAP (3 Terms) 5 No subscore below 4.5
  • ID (2 Terms) 6.5
  • Academic English - PSE (1 Term) 4.5
  • Academic English (3 Terms) Below 4
  • Academic English (2 Terms) 4

TOEFL

  • AAP (2 Terms) 68 - 79 No subscore below 14 (My Best Accepted)
  • EAP (3 Terms) 60 - 67 No subscore below 12 (My Best Accepted)
  • ID (2 Terms) 80 (My Best Accepted)
  • Academic English - PSE (1 Term) 50 - 59 (My Best Accepted)
  • Academic English (3 Terms) Below 40 (My Best Accepted)
  • Academic English (2 Terms) 40 - 49 (My Best Accepted)

Duolingo

  • AAP (2 Terms) 90 (approved through fall 22)
  • EAP (3 Terms) 80 (approved through fall 22)
  • ID (2 Terms) 110 (approved through fall 22)
  • Academic English - PSE (1 Term) 70 (approved through fall 22)
  • Academic English (3 Terms) 50 (approved through fall 22)
  • Academic English (2 Terms) 60 (approved through fall 22)

(BTEC) Extended Diploma (Level 3)

  • Undergraduate AAP 2 Terms 80 UCAS Points or MMP Grade
  • Undergraduate EAP 3 Terms 80 UCAS Points or MMP Grade
  • Undergraduate ID 2 Terms 96 UCAS Points or MMM Grade

English Requirements Certificate

  • GCSE/IGCSE
  • AAP (2 Terms) B (b)
  • EAP (3 Terms) C (c)
  • ID (2 Terms) NA
  • Academic English - PSE (1 Term) Below C (c): Other approved test required
  • Academic English (3 Terms) Below C (c): Other approved test required
  • Academic English (2 Terms) Below C (c): Other approved test required

IELTS

  • AAP (2 Terms) 5.5 - 6.0 No subscore below 5.0
  • EAP (3 Terms) 5 No subscore below 4.5
  • ID (2 Terms) 6.5
  • Academic English - PSE (1 Term) 4.5
  • Academic English (3 Terms) Below 4
  • Academic English (2 Terms) 4

TOEFL

  • AAP (2 Terms) 68 - 79 No subscore below 14 (My Best Accepted)
  • EAP (3 Terms) 60 - 67 No subscore below 12 (My Best Accepted)
  • ID (2 Terms) 80 (My Best Accepted)
  • Academic English - PSE (1 Term) 50 - 59 (My Best Accepted)
  • Academic English (3 Terms) Below 40 (My Best Accepted)
  • Academic English (2 Terms) 40 - 49 (My Best Accepted)

Duolingo

  • AAP (2 Terms) 90 (approved through fall 22)
  • EAP (3 Terms) 80 (approved through fall 22)
  • ID (2 Terms) 110 (approved through fall 22)
  • Academic English - PSE (1 Term) 70 (approved through fall 22)
  • Academic English (3 Terms) 50 (approved through fall 22)
  • Academic English (2 Terms) 60 (approved through fall 22)

United Kingdom

  • See GCE criteria
  • Undergraduate AAP 2 Terms GCE
  • Undergraduate EAP 3 Terms GCE
  • Undergraduate ID 2 Terms GCE
  • Bachelor’s degree (Pass or Honours earned after 3 or 4 years); Bachelor of (Architecture, Dental Surgery, Medicine); Master of Pharmacy (I and II); BTEC Level 7 Diploma in Technology or Technological Engineering or Arts and Design
  • Undergraduate PS AAP 2 Terms 45
  • Undergraduate PS EAP 3 Terms 45
  • Undergraduate PS ID 2 Terms 55

English Requirements Certificate

  • GCSE/IGCSE
  • AAP (2 Terms) B (b)
  • EAP (3 Terms) C (c)
  • ID (2 Terms) NA
  • Academic English - PSE (1 Term) Below C (c): Other approved test required
  • Academic English (3 Terms) Below C (c): Other approved test required
  • Academic English (2 Terms) Below C (c): Other approved test required

IELTS

  • AAP (2 Terms) 5.5 - 6.0 No subscore below 5.0
  • EAP (3 Terms) 5 No subscore below 4.5
  • ID (2 Terms) 6.5
  • Academic English - PSE (1 Term) 4.5
  • Academic English (3 Terms) Below 4
  • Academic English (2 Terms) 4

TOEFL

  • AAP (2 Terms) 68 - 79 No subscore below 14 (My Best Accepted)
  • EAP (3 Terms) 60 - 67 No subscore below 12 (My Best Accepted)
  • ID (2 Terms) 80 (My Best Accepted)
  • Academic English - PSE (1 Term) 50 - 59 (My Best Accepted)
  • Academic English (3 Terms) Below 40 (My Best Accepted)
  • Academic English (2 Terms) 40 - 49 (My Best Accepted)

Duolingo

  • AAP (2 Terms) 90 (approved through fall 22)
  • EAP (3 Terms) 80 (approved through fall 22)
  • ID (2 Terms) 110 (approved through fall 22)
  • Academic English - PSE (1 Term) 70 (approved through fall 22)
  • Academic English (3 Terms) 50 (approved through fall 2
  • Academic English (2 Terms) 60 (approved through fall 22)
  • Sport Management, B.S.
  • NY State Program Code: 33785
  • HEGIS Code: 1299.30
  • CIP Code: 31.0504

Required GPA: 2.5

  • Credits Required for Major: 55
  • Credits Required to Graduate: 120
  • The Sport Management program prepares students for a career in the global sport industry, including, but not limited to, collegiate, professional, amateur, recreational and nonprofit sport organizations. Specialized concentration clusters include business/marketing, communications/public relations and psychology. Students are introduced to sport marketing, sport communications and public relations, recreation administration, event operations, mass media, and technology, and gain proficiency in the principles of sport marketing and analysis, strategic communications, event management and sponsorship, youth/amateur sport programming, facility operations, business management, and more.

General Education

  • All students must satisfy the University’s General Education requirements, in addition to the requirements for the major. Students completing the B.A. degree in the College of Arts and Sciences must also satisfy the University’s foreign language requirement. There is no University requirement for a foreign language for the B.A. degree awarded by other schools of the University or for other bachelor’s degrees such as the B.S. or B.F.A.

Requirements for the Bachelor of Science (B.S) in Sports Management

Sport Management Core

(15 credits)

  • PED (0852) 100 - Principles of Health and Physical Education Credits: 3.00hrs
  • SMP (0855) 205 - Introduction to Sport Management Credits: 3.00hrs
  • SMP (0855) 275 - Introduction to Sport Marketing Credits: 3.00hrs
  • PED (0852) 290 - Technology in Health and Physical Education Credits: 3.00hrs
  • SMP (0855) 306 - Event Sponsorship Credits: 3.00hrs
  • SMP (0855) 370 - Aspects of Coaching Credits: 3.00hrs
  • PED (0852) 375 - Social Issues in Physical Education and Sports Credits: 3.00hrs
  • SMP (0855) 432 - Sport Communication & Media Relations Credits: 3.00hrs
  • PED (0852) 492 - Practicum, Teaching, Fitness, Leadership, or Coaching Credits: 1.00 to 6.00hrs
  • SMP (0855) 496 - Practicum Credits: 1.00hrs
  • SMP (0855) 497 - Practicum Credits: 2.00hrs
  • SMP (0855) 498 - Practicum Credits: 3.00hrs
  • SMP (0855) 498 - Practicum Credits: 3.00hrs

Advisor approved Physical Education Elective

SMP (0855) 550 - S/T:Workshops in Physical Education Credits: 1.00

Sport Management Electives
(15 credits)

  • PED courses approved through advisement

Choose from (A) Business or (B) Communication or (C) Psychology Cluster

(A) Business Cluster (12 credits from the following)

  • ACC (0201) 101 - Principles of Accounting I Credits: 3.00hrs
  • ACC (0201) 102 - Principles of Accounting II Credits: 3.00rs
  • ACC (0201) 306 - Fin Statement Analysis Credits: 3.00hrs
  • BUS (0204) 162 - Business and Society Credits: 3.00rs
  • DSC (0207) 271 - Information Technology And Applications Credits: 4.00hrs
  • DSC (0207) 471 - Systems Analysis and Design Credits: 3.00hrs
  • FIN (0209) 330 - Managerial Finance Credits: 3.00hrs
  • MGT (0210) 262 - The Art, Science and Practice of Management Credits: 3.00hrs
  • MGT (0210) 366 - Organizational Behavior Credits: 3.00hrs
  • MKT (0212) 280 - Marketing Credits: 3.00hrs
  • MKT (0212) 382 - Retail Management Credits: 3.00hrs
  • MKT (0212) 383 - Sales Management Credits: 3.00hrs
  • MKT (0212) 480 - Advertising Management Credits: 3.00hrs
  • MKT (0212) 482 - Marketing Strategy Credits: 3.00hrs

(B) Communication Cluster (12 credits from the following)

  • COM (0108) 103 - History of Media and Communication Credits: 3.00hrs
  • COM (0108) 205 - Media and Children Credits: 3.00hrs
  • COM (0108) 206 - History of Media And Communication Credits: 3.00hrs
  • COM (0108) 207 - Press and Society Credits: 3.00hrs
  • COM (0108) 208 - Newswriting I Credits: 3.00hrs
  • COM (0108) 209 - Newswriting I I Credits: 3.00hrs
  • COM (0108) 215 - Film: Then and Now Credits: 3.00hrs
  • COM (0108) 225 - Basic Media Production Credits: 3.00hrs
  • COM (0108) 300 - Media Criticism Credits: 3.00hrs
  • COM (0108) 309 - Writing the Short Screenplay Credits: 3.00hrs
  • COM (0108) 315 - Communication And Behavior Credits: 3.00hrs
  • COM (0108) 325 - Cinematography Credits: 3.00hrs
  • COM (0108) 329 - Special Topics Credits: 3.00hrs
  • COM (0108) 406 - New Communication Technology And Social Change Credits: 3.00hrs
  • COM (0108) 411 - Issues and Conflicts in Media and Society Credits: 3.00hrs
  • COM (0108) 454 - Electronic Journalism Credits: 3.00hrs

(C) Psychology Cluster (12 credits from the following)

  • PIA (0501) 101 - General Psychology Credits: 3.00 (Required)
  • PIA (0501) 137 - Psychological Statistics Credits: 4.00 (Recommended but not required)
  • PIA (0501) 114 - Lifespan Development for Non-Majors Credits: 3.00 (non-Majors only)
  • PIA (0501) 262 - Social Psychology Credits: 3.00hrs
  • PIA (0501) 276 - Motivation and Emotion Credits: 3.00hrs
  • PIA (0501) 290 - Psychology of Addictions Credits: 3.00hrs
  • PIA (0501) 283 - Psychopathology Credits: 3.00hrs
  • PIA (0501) 284 - Theories of Personality Credits: 3.00hrs
  • PIA (0501) 292 - Cognitive Psychology Credits: 3.00hrs
  • PIA (0501) 360 - Behavior Disorders in Childhood Credits: 4.00hrs
  • PIA (0501) 365 - Psychology of Gender Credits: 3.00hrs
  • PIA (0501) 379 - Introduction to Counseling and Psychotherapy Credits: 3.00hrs
  • Academic Accelerator Cost per Semester 
  • Fall 2021 $21,104.7 
  • Spring 2022 $21,104.7 
  • Summer 2022 $21,104.7
  • Housing Option Description Cost Per Semester 
  • Option A: On Campus Double (with AC) 
  • Option A offers on-campus dorm room shared between two undergraduate students and a common bathroom in hallway. 
  • Fall 2021 $6,295 
  • Spring 2022 $6,295 
  • Summer 2022 $5,531 
  • Option B: On Campus Large Triple (with AC) 
  • Option B offers an on-campus suite-style room shared among three undergraduate students. Shared bathroom is en suite.
  •  Fall 2021 $6,710 
  • Spring 2022 $6,710 
  • Summer 2022 $5,531 
  • Option C: On Campus Regular Triple (with AC) 
  • Option C offers an on-campus dorm room shared among three undergraduate students, with an ensuite bathroom. 
  • Fall 2021 $6,490 
  • Spring 2022 $6,490 
  • Summer 2022 $5,531 
  • Option D: On Campus Double (No AC) 
  • Option D offers an on-campus dorm room shared between two undergraduate students, with a common bathroom in the hallway. 
  • Fall 2021 $5,705 
  • Spring 2022 $5,705 
  • Summer 2022 $5,531 
  • Option E: On Campus Converted Triple (No AC) Option E offers an on-campus dorm room shared among three undergraduate students, with a common bathroom in the hallway. 
  • Fall 2021 $4,725 
  • Spring 2022 $4,725 
  • Summer 2022 $5,772 Meal Plan Details Cost Per Semester Panther Lifestyle Plan 200 meals per semester (~12 meals per week) at "all you can eat" dining hall, plus $200 Panther Dollars at food trucks, markets, cafés, and more. Includes free Sunday brunch in Post Hall. 
  • Fall 2021 $2,365 
  • Spring 2022 $2,365 
  • Summer 2022 $700

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