Bachelor Of Science In Sport Management Conference And Event Management Degree
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Transfer Credits
Up to 75% of the Degree Total can be Transferred to Liberty
Next Start Date
Aug 24, 2020
Liberty University is accredited by SACSCOC

Get More from Your Degree with a Bachelor’s in Sport Management – Conference and Event Management

See how your love of sports, and specifically sporting events, can translate into a rewarding career you’re passionate about. Liberty’s B.S. in Sport Management – Conference and Event Management degree provides the training you need to plan sporting events, host conferences and executive meetings, and learn essential project management skills. By earning this degree, you will have the credentials you need to plan professional events like product launches, galas, and celebrations, in both sport and non-sport venues.

Today’s tourism and hospitality industry is growing both nationally and internationally. From conferences to weddings, our bachelor’s degree is designed to equip you with the management and people skills necessary to succeed. Let us help you prepare for a career that you are passionate about. Gain a well-rounded degree in sport and event management, so you can open the door to more. More growth, more opportunities, more careers.

Why Choose Liberty’s Bachelor’s Degree in Sport and Event Management?

Landing a career in the sports management field is not easy. This industry is competitive, and only those with the right skillset stand out to prospective employers. Choosing to pursue a bachelor’s degree in sports management at Liberty can help you gain these skills, and be that leader employers are looking for.

We are proud to offer numerous hands-on learning opportunities in our state-of-the-art sport facilities and internships across the country. Our courses are taught by credentialed faculty who are trained and experienced in the field of sports and event management. At Liberty, you will be preparing with the best in equipment and academics.

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What Will You Learn in Our B.S. in Sport Management and Event Management Degree Program?

As you pursue our bachelor’s degree in conference and event management, you will learn basic management principles and apply them directly to the sports entertainment field. You will benefit from instruction on how to manage smaller non-sporting venues such as hotel convention rooms, conference centers, theaters, performing arts centers, and exposition centers.

Throughout this degree, you will learn how to bring a team together to accomplish a detailed plan. Developing professional relationships with your peers and team members is key to your success in the sports management industry. Our B.S. in Sport Management with a focus on conference and event management will help you effectively communicate through oral, written, and technological methods.

Featured Courses

EMGT 320 – Special Events Management

EMGT 420 – Conference and Meeting Management

SMGT 440 – Guest Service in Sport Venues

BUSI 313 – Foundations of Project Management

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Highlights of Our Bachelor’s in Sport Management – Conference and Event Management Degree Program

  • Our sports management program is accredited by the Commission on Sport Management Accreditation (COSMA).
  • In our sports management bachelor’s degree program, you will learn from innovative educators who are industry leaders.
  • You will have opportunities to gain hands-on experience by working with our NCAA Division I programs and more than 40 Club Sports teams.
  • Each semester, you can attend professional development sessions with our full-time internship coordinator, who will provide you with one-on-one support throughout our internship selection process.
  • Our B.S. in Sport Management degree program produces graduates of distinction who have earned internships with the MLS National Sales Center and full-time positions with the Florida Panthers, Wake Forest University, the North Carolina High School Athletic Association, and as an account executive with the Portland Timbers.

Our Bachelor’s in Sport and Event Management Degree Information

  • Residential 
  • 120 total credit hours
  • Transfer in up to 75% of your total degree.
  • This bachelor’s degree program falls under our School of Business
  • Download and review the Degree Completion Plan 
  • Find more information about our bachelor’s degree in sports management program in our course catalog

    Career Opportunities with a Degree in Sports Management – Conference and Event Management

    • Administrative Services Manager

    • Conference Planner

    • Convention Service Manager

    • Corporate Planner

    • Hotel Convention Management

    • Meeting/Event Planner

    Admission Requirements for Undergraduate Degrees

    Every application is reviewed by the admission committee on a case-by-case basis, meaning there are no set minimums for acceptance. However, all applicants must submit the following documents* for admission:

    • Admission application
    • Official high school transcripts
    • Official college transcripts (if applicable)
    • SAT, ACT, or CLT scores
    • Admission essay

    *Note that additional documentation may be requested by the admission committee after your application has been received.