Bachelor of Business Administration in Sports Administration

The St. Thomas University Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) in Sports Administration degree is designed for students who desire a management-oriented degree in the field of Sports Administration. The BBA program provides a balance between the quantitative and qualitative aspects of management. The curriculum provides a basic knowledge in the core areas of business, with a specialization in sports administration.

Meeting and networking with adjunct professors and guest speakers who represent various sports organizations, is a great benefit of the program. Internships are an integral part of the full educational preparation for a management position in sports. They can be completed locally, from the vast number of opportunities, while taking the required coursework.

The BBA program requires one hundred and twenty (120) credit hours, including forty five (45) hours of Business core courses and thirty three (33) hours of Sports Administration major courses. Refer to the Undergraduate Catalog for a complete description of the curriculum.

Featured Professors

  • Dr. Ted Abernethy, Director of Sports Administration programs. Over 20 years of experience
  • Dr. Seok-ho Song, Sports Administration Professor and Advisor. Over 10 years of experience.
  • Dr. Robert Epling, Associate Professor of Sports Administration and Advisor. Over 20 years of experience.

For questions, contact Dr. Ted Abernethy, Program Director, at 305-628-6630

Career Outcomes

Management positions in the following organizations: NFL, NBA, MLB, NHL, ATP, WTA, PGA, LPGA, MLS, NASL, NASCAR, NCAA, NAIA, as well as various events, governing organizations, and manufacturers in the sports industry.

Admissions Requirements

Refer to the Undergraduate Catalog to see admission requirements.

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