Turn Your Love of Sports Into a Career
Sport management majors at Elms College learn how to be multitalented leaders. In our program you will gain a broad understanding of business principles before focusing on your passion, whether that includes coaching and sport science, event promotion, marketing, or facilities and operations.
Sport management majors take an interdisciplinary mix of classes. By discussing the ethical, legal, and cultural aspects of athletics, you will gain a well-rounded understanding of the history of professional sports and the issues they face today.
Our graduates enter the workforce prepared to creatively respond to the demands of sports organizations at all levels. Sport management majors often choose to double major in business to further develop their skill set in a specialized area.
Gain Professional Experience
There are many outstanding internship possibilities within Western Massachusetts and the Connecticut Valley, including:
- The Western Mass Pioneers, a professional soccer club.
- The Springfield Thunderbirds, a professional ice hockey team.
- The league headquarters for the American Hockey League.
- The Volleyball Hall of Fame.
- The Basketball Hall of Fame.
Internships give you the opportunity to practice your skills while supporting real-world business initiatives. Experiential learning opportunities also give you the chance to network with local professionals and lay the groundwork for a career in account management, customer relations, coaching, athletics, public relations, and marketing.