Sports Management

The Indiana Wesleyan University Sports Management program prepares students for careers in the wide and expanding world of sports. Topics of Sports Management that lead to discovery in the classroom include professional sports, intercollegiate athletics, interscholastic sports and youth/community activities. Additional topics include facilities, finance, communication, international sports, sport sociology, business principles and various sports organizations.

The sports industry is a fast-paced and competitive arena. As a Christian university, IWU encourages undergraduate students to display poise and confidence in their approach to this field. If you have a passion for sports and an interest in various types of activity, then the Sports Management Bachelor's program may be the right career choice for you. This is especially true if you are intrigued with the administrative processes of planning, organizing, staffing, coordinating, reporting and evaluating.

World Changers in IWU's Sports Management program develop a commitment to Character, Scholarship, and Leadership. These are at the core of this major just like any other major at IWU.

If you dream of becoming a sports manager, promoting for a sports team or representing the public image of an athletic organization and want to pursue a sports management degree in Indiana, IWU will take you where you want to go.

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Indiana Wesleyan University's Sports Management major provides the student with administrative and supervisory training in the area of sports. With the expanding interest in sports at all levels and the expanding economic impact of sports in our society, there is an expanding list of career opportunities for sports administrators.

The Sports Management major includes general administrative concepts as well as exposure to fundraising, sports information, communication, administration, marketing, and promotions. Students are offered several opportunities to gain practical experience with sport organizations through practicums and internships.

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The IWU Sports Management faculty members are known for their involvement in local, regional, and national professional associations, both from an academic and an athletic vantage point. Their combined experiences and professional activities will give you an added insight to the world of sports and thus Sports Management. A common thread throughout their teaching is a united emphasis on the body, soul, and mind of each person.

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Melissa Cook; MS, EdD Assoc Prof; Exercise Science View Profile
Andrew T Doyle; MA, LAT, ATC, CSCS Asst Athletic Trainer View Profile
R. Nathaniel Foster; PhD Associate Professor, SOHS View Profile
Michael Fratzke; MEd, EdD Professor; Physical Education | Chair; Div of Health and Human Perf View Profile
Mary Jacobs; MA, LAT, ATC, CSCS Asst Prof; Athletic Training | Head Athletic Trainer View Profile
John Ozmun; MS, PED View Profile
Adam Thompson, PhD, LAT, ATC Professor; Athletic Training | Director; Athletic Training Education View Profile
Aly Williams; MS, Lat, Cscs, PhD Assoc Prof; Exercise Science View Profile
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