Sports Management

A lifetime of sport with a winning degree

Do you want to make your mark on the business side of the sports industry? You’ll be a big fan of our major in Sports Management.

You’ll study in Indianapolis home to six professional sports franchises, several Olympic governing bodies, the NCAA, and the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.

You’ll work directly with these and other organizations before you graduate, interning with professional and amateur sports teams and solving real-life business problems.

In addition to the bachelor’s degree, you'll earn a certificate from the Kelley School of Business.

Professional, research, and educational opportunities you won’t find outside of Indy

Student participates in the SII

Solve real sports-industry challenges

When you get involved with the Sports Innovation Institute (SII), you’ll investigate real-world problems from the local sports scene. SII leverages the power of students and sought-after faculty experts from across IUPUI to tackle today’s sports-industry problems with innovative solutions. 

Sports Management student works with Indy Eleven

Gain professional experience

With so many opportunities to get hands-on experience, a city like Indianapolis is one of the best places to launch a career in the sports industry. As an undergraduate, you’ll complete an internship for academic credit and receive exposure to sports organizations before graduating. 

Sports Management student gives a presentation at TESM capstone showcase

Create a foundation for business

When you major in sports management, you’ll uncover the business side of sports. Our sports management major includes earning a Business Foundations certificate from the Kelley School of Business that will help set you up for success.

Step into the game with sports management