School of Recreation, Health, and Tourism - George Mason University
Graduate School of Education - George Mason University

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School of Recreation, Health, and Tourism - George Mason University

The School of Recreation, Health, and Tourism (SRHT) offers exciting, career-ready majors in dynamic fields such as athletic training, tourism and events management, health and physical education, kinesiology, sport management, and recreation management. SRHT features renowned faculty, cutting-edge research, six laboratories and centers, and a diverse student body of more than 1,000 undergraduate and graduate students each year. Each major requires one or more internship or clinical experiences, ensuring that students graduate not just with a transcript but with a resume that demonstrates their professional aptitude and skills.

Sports is a $470+ billion dollar a year industry and sports management careers offer many different options for those with a sports management degree.

This minor introduces students to the sports industry and the sport management academic discipline. Students will learn about the principles of finance, economics, policy and governance as they relate to sports organizations. They will then have the opportunity to choose from a series of sport management courses to complete the minor, based on their area of theoretical or practical interest.

Required Courses (9 credits)

Electives (9 credits)

Choose three courses from the following:

Note: Eight credits must be unique to the minor

Total: 18 credits

Click to view the 2017-2018 Sport Management Minor Advising Sheet

For more information about this minor, contact:

Michelle Gnoleba
Academic Advisor
Phone: 703-993-5200
Thompson Hall, Suite 2300 (Fairfax)