Movement & Sport Sciences

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Sport Administration

Introduction and Overview

The Sport Administration major prepares students to integrate principles relating to business, kinesiology, and health to the administration and management of athletic programs and organizations, fitness and health clubs, sport recreation services, and related activities.  The program focuses on planning and development; promotion, marketing, and recruitment; management of events, facilities, and personnel; and financial management principles.  Students who graduate with a degree in Sport Administration will be able to:

  1. Understand the roles and responsibilities of a sport manager at different performance and participation levels;
  2. Understand how business management principles apply to sport business and industry;
  3. Understand how the culture of sport influences sport business and industry;
  4. Understand career paths and opportunities in sport-related fields.
  5. Demonstrate the ability to design and conduct a research project, analyze and interpret data, and present findings both orally and in writing.


This major is offered jointly with the Business Division.  Students must have two advisors; one from Movement and Sport Sciences and one from Business. In addition to being offered on campus, the program is also offered fully online. Students can also take online courses and on-campus courses at LCSC-Coeur d'Alene, Harbor Center.  Apply now or contact us at 208-792-2600 or to learn more.

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