B.Ed. In Sport Management

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The Bachelors of Education in Sport Management prepares students for a variety of positions within the sport industry.  Sport management programs open the doors for students in industries such as sport teams and leagues, college athletic programs, national and international amateur sport organizations, and firms specializing in sport marketing, sport sponsorship, facility management, and event management.

Gonzaga University's Sport Management program offers its students the benefits of:

  • Small class sizes.  We strive to keep our class sizes small to create more hands-on classroom experiences, relationships, and networking opportunities with fellow students and faculty members.
  • Widespread industry connections for practicum, internship and student teaching experiences.
  • Experienced based curriculum to best prepare our undergraduate students to be leaders in the industry.  You will work with organizations in the industry that will enhance your knowledge, experience and networking.
Careers in Sport Management

   - Amateur Sport Teams/Organizations
   - Professional Sport Teams/Organizations
   - Sport/Fitness Clubs
   - Sport Venue and Facility Organizations
   - Parks and Recreation Departments
   - Sport Media Organizations
   - Universities/Colleges Athletics


Major in Sport Management: 39 Credits

Lower Division
EDPE 190 Foundations of H.S.P.E. 3 credits
EDPE 210 First Aid and Safety 3 credits
EDPE 202 Health and Fitness Club Management 3 credits
EDPE 205 Sport and Activity in a Diverse Society 3 credits
EDPE 207 Sport and Fitness in the Digital Age 3 credits
EDPE 222 Health and Human Movement 3 credits


Upper Division
EDPE 321 Sport Facility Management 3 credits
EDPE 340 Psycho-Social Aspects of Sport and Exercise 3 credits
EDPE 400 Sport Sponsorship and Promotions 3 credits
EDPE 412 Administration of Sport/Athletics 3 credits
EDPE 414 Ethical and Legal Aspects in Sport 3 credits
EDPE 496D Sport Management Internship I 3 credits
EDPE 496E Sport Management Internship II 3 credits
EDPE 499 Comprehensive Senior Exam 0 credits


Students in the Sport Management program will also take courses leading to a minor in General Business, Applied Communication Studies, Public Relations, Promotions, or Journalism.


Minor in Sport Management: 24 Credits

Lower Division
EDPE 190 Foundations of H.S.P.E. 3 credits
EDPE 205 Sport and Activity in a Diverse Society 3 credits
EDPE 207 Sport and Fitness in the Digital Age 3 credits


Upper Division
EDPE 321 Sport Facility Management 3 credits
EDPE 400 Sport Sponsorship and Promotions 3 credits
EDPE 412 Administration of Sport/Athletics 3 credits
EDPE 414 Ethical and Legal Aspects in Sport 3 credits
EDPE 496D Sport Management Internship I
3 credits
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