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Sport Management (BS)

Prepare for a career in the broad field of athletics with a wide array of business skills and professional experiences.

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Why Sport Management?

A degree in Sport Management provides the opportunity to pursue a career in a field that is all about fun. At its core, sports are meant to be fun, and studying Sport Management prepares students to help themselves and others take part in that fun. If you love all things sports, want to learn more of the behind-the-scenes, and are a student-athlete or a weekend warrior, a sports management degree can help fuel your sports passion.

Sport Management (BS) at Cairn

Biblical Integration

Grow spiritually, academically, and professionally while taking Bible, business, and sports classes.

Personalized Education

Receive a BS in Business Administration (Sport Management concentration), thereby opening up multiple opportunities for future careers.

Academic Opportunity

Learn about the various segments within sport management, including event planning, facility management, sport communication, legal issues, the business of sports, and more.

Graduate School Preparation

Earn a bachelor’s and Master of Business Administration in as few as five years, all while qualifying for undergraduate financial aid.

Experienced Faculty

Study under the guidance of professors who have many years of experience working in the sports industry.

Career Preparation

Complete internships with sports organizations, providing necessary learning and growth experiences.

Campus Community

Form quality relationships with classmates and instructors.

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Get an inside look at our Sport Management Program

There are over 70 unique programs at Cairn to choose from! Not sure if this is the best program for you? Here are some more details to help you decide.

  • Required Credits: 120
    • Curriculum Highlights: 
      • BUS 372 Sports Communications
      • BUS 371 Legal/Ethical Iss in Sport
      • BUS 313 Operations Management
      • ACC 312 Organizational Finance
      • BUS 373 Sports Facilties Mgmt
  • Athletic Director/Coach
  • Talent Representation
  • Sports Information Director
  • Event Planning
  • Sports Marketing
  • Professional Sports Organizations (Major and Minor Leagues)
  • Sports Ministry
  • Sales, Marketing, Advertising, Accounting, Analytics, or other
  • Youth Sports
  • Facility Operations
  • Sporting Goods
  • Media Relations
  • Sports Law
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An Affordable Education

While the cost of a Cairn University education is competitive with similar institutions, we realize you may need financial assistance to take this journey.  You are not alone. 97% of our full-time undergraduate students receive some form of financial assistance. 

Meet Our Faculty

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Phil Feather

Assistant Professor, School of Business; Development Associate for Athletics

Passionate about sports his entire life, Phil went to Grace College in Indiana for two years before transferring to Penn State University to receive a BA in Communications. Following this undergraduate degree, he received an MEd in Sports Administration from Temple University. While completing his studies, he was hired by the Philadelphia Phillies and served there for 30+ years. He ended his time as Director of Ticket Services at the end of 2020.

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Joseph Miller

Professor, School of Business

Joe Miller is a licensed attorney and seasoned entrepreneur. Prior to coming to Cairn, his law practice served businesses, non-profits, municipalities, and the general public. Additionally, he’s worn hats as a town supervisor, board director, and certified attorney for children. He’s enthusiastic about helping entrepreneurs turn their ideas into opportunities. Together with his wife Stephanie he has 4 future Highlanders currently aged 12 and under.

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What Our Students Have To Say

The exposure I have received to real world applications of our curriculum during classes has changed my perspective of my future career options. Whether it be guest speakers like the voice of the Phillies Tom McCarthy or class trips to historically influential stadiums like Franklin Field, my time spent in the sport management program has altered how I view business in sports.

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