Why Study Sport Management at TFC?
The Sport Management major produces marketplace professionals with sport management knowledge and skills for service in sport organizations, media, events, and facilities by integrating the pursuit of truth with Godly character. Students obtain a broad-based education that not only gives them management expertise, but also contributes to proficiency in communication and analytical skills needed for successful performance in today’s industry.
Graduates leave with knowledge of the best practices in sport management, skills that are essential in the workplace, and positive attitudes that will help them move into leadership positions in their career. Taught from a biblical perspective, our courses equip graduates to become marketplace professionals with strong ethical and moral standards in the private, public, and nonprofit sectors.
- Bible & Theology
- Organizational Leadership
- Social Work
- Sport Psychology
- Youth Ministries
Sport Management Courses
The Sport Management major is a 127 hour program that includes 69 hours of general education courses, 15 hours of open electives, and 43 hours in Sport Management-specific courses.
- Organization & Administration of Sport
- Sport Law & Ethics
- Event & Facility Management in Sport & Entertainment
- First Aid, CPR, & Life Fitness
- Coaching Techniques
What can you do with a Sport Management degree?
The counseling psychology degree programs at TFC are uniquely designed to provide students with the skills they need within the framework of a Christian environment. The Christian sport psychology degree is a specialized degree program that prepares graduates for a successful career in their chosen field. Some of the counseling psychology jobs that are available include:
Many sport management graduates pursue a career in coaching or as an athletic director within the school system or at the college level.
Director of Operations
As an operations director, graduates would oversee all operations around a sport team or recreational facility, including game day coordination and facilities management.
As a sport management graduate, students would be prepared to enter the fitness field as fitness center manager or operator.
Along with further legal education, sport management majors may be interested in pursuing a career as a sport agent. These positions are responsible for representing professional athletes and negotiating contracts.