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Idaho State University

Sport Management Major

Sport Law Lecture

The Human Performance and Sport Studies department at Idaho State University offers a baccalaureate degree in Physical Education with a Sport Management emphasis. In completing the program, candidates will gain skills necessary to become qualified sport managers. Learning goals for Physical Education Sport Management candidates include:

B.S. Physical Education, with a Sport Management Emphasis

Preparing professional educators for leadership and management in sport organizations

  • Physical Education Graduation Requirements
  • Physical Education Core (12 credits)
  • Sport Management Emphasis (43 credits)
    • Objective 1:  Understand and appreciate physical education and sport setting (13 credits)
    • Objective 2:  Develop leadership and management skills (12 credits)
    • Objective 3:  Understand and interpret business setting (12 credits)
    • Objective 4:  Obtain practical experience in field of sport management (3 credits)


ISU Catalog, Sport Management

Sport Management Coursework

Sport Management Prerequisites

Sport Management Portfolio Requirements

Career Opportunities

  • Sport Marketing
  • Sport Law
  • Sport Finance
  • Sports Media
  • Sports Broadcasting
  • Sales Representative
  • Facility Manager
  • Community Relations Coordinator
  • Promotions Manager
  • Sports Recruiter
  • Coach
  • Business Operations Manager
  • Sports Agent
  • Player Personnel
  • Scout
  • Athletic Administration
  • Personal Relations Director
  • Game day Operations Director
  • Account Manager
  • Ticket and Sponsorship Director
  • Athletic Director
  • Sports Information Director
  • Race Management
  • National Sport Governing Bodies
  • Local Sport Governing Bodies
  • Resort Management
  • Retail Associate/Management
  • Health/Fitness Club Management

Marketable Skills

  • Organization
  • Verbal Communication
  • Written Communication
  • Human Relations
  • Leadership
  • Instructional Skills
  • Motivational Skills
  • Computer Based Skills
  • Analytical Skills
  • Managerial Skills
  • Demonstration Skills
  • First Aid and CPR Certified
  • Sports Injuries - Care and Prevention
  • Knowledge of Health and Wellness
  • Knowledge of Motor Skills Learning
  • Program design and implementation