Community Sports Management, BS

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Lynne Cody, Manager, Student Services

Olya Lykhvar, Retention Coordinator

The community sports management degree focuses on the many roles recreational and amateur sports play within a community as a mechanism to contribute to quality of life, domestically and abroad. Emphasis will be on the role of sports in youth development; the role of sports organizations and programs in community development; the impact of sports tourism and multisport events on community development; and the role of sports in delivery of nonprofit agency services. Both a program and a managerial emphasis will be targeted, with an emphasis on delivery of services across the lifespan. Some specific areas of opportunity include work with youth sports, adaptive sports, sports events, sports tourism and sports clubs.

CSM Bachelor of Science

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The academic program of Community Sports Management prepare students for professional positions in a variety of public, private and nonprofit organizations.