Sport Administration

If you love sports and prefer hands-on learning opportunities, LHU’s innovative classroom instruction and practical learning experiences will help you turn your passion into a career. Whether it’s on the field or in the boardroom, you’ll graduate ready for immediate employment in the sport industry.

What You'll Study

B.S. Sport Administration

Two important objectives drive coursework in the Sport Administration major: the acquisition of practical experience and the development of expertise in industry specific technology applications. Coursework is designed specifically to prepare you to excel in your career. Topics include:  

  • Sport Marketing
  • Management and Leadership of Sport
  • Sport Business Finance
  • Sponsorship and Fundraising
  • Sport Law and Ethics
  • Sport Media Communications

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REVIEW SPORT ADMINISTRATION EIGHT SEMESTER COURSE SEQUENCE

LEARN MORE ABOUT THE PROGRAM THROUGH OUR FRESHMAN HANDBOOK

Sport and Exercise Psychology Minor

The minor, one of only a handful of minors in sport and exercise psychology across the country, includes core classes that provide hands on experience with key performance enhancement strategies for athlete and exercise populations. The minor will prepare you to pursue graduate study in sport and exercise psychology and will also augment the education of majors from physical education, sport administration, athletic training, coaching, psychology, recreation management, as well as elementary and secondary education with an interest in coaching.

 

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Program Highlights

  • Experiential Learning: In addition to classroom learning experiences that include organizing charity athletic events, tournaments and competitions, you’ll complete 15 credits of practical experience. You can review our field experience manual here. In recent years, students have worked with:
      • Pittsburgh Steelers
      • Philadelphia Flyers
      • New York Rangers
      • NFL Europe
      • US Olympic Centers in Lake Placid and Colorado
  • Industry-Leading Technology: LHU’s Sport Administration program assures you are ready to enter the industry with the skills you need to succeed. You’ll be trained in leading sport technology including StatCrew, HUDL, and Dartfish. This technology, combined with state-of-the-art facilities, makes for a dynamic learning environment that mimics the real-world experiences you’ll face in your professional career. Available facilities include:
      • Six-lane Swimming Pool
      • Indoor and All-Weather Track
      • Artificial Surface Fields
      • Ropes Course
      • Hiking Trails
  • Scholarships: From honorariums to full-tuition waivers, scholarships exist to reward your hard work and dedication to the major. Find more information here.
  • Careers: With a degree in Sport Administration, you’ll be prepared to pursue a career in areas of sport including:
    • Sport Marketing
    • Sport Sales and Sponsorship
    • Sport Facility Management
    • Event Management
    • Sports Information
    • Sport Administration and Coaching

 Want to Know More?

Department of Sport Studies

Dr. Patricia Lally
713 Robinson Learning Center, Lock Haven University
(570) 484-2824

Contact our Admissions Office

8:00am to 4:00pm Monday-Friday
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