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Sport Management

Your Place in the World

As a graduate, you'll start your career with knowledge and practical skills based in management and leadership, design and delivery of sport and fitness programs, and athlete and coach development. The Sport Management programs follow the Canadian Sport for Life (CS4L) movement linking sport, education, recreation and health.

As a student

Internships

You will have the opportunity to do an internship in your diploma or degree. Learn more from our Co-operative Education and Career Services office.

Some of our students do their internships with Canadian Sport Institute or Pacific Institute for Sport Excellence here on campus.

Certifications

While you're studying, you'll be eligible to gain:

  • Run Jump Throw from Athletics Canada
  • Emergency First Aid, Health Care Provider CPR.

Sport Management students gain knowledge necessary for gaining certifications through associations like British Columbia Recreation and Parks Association (BCRPA) and The National Coaching Institute (NCI).

International experiences

In addition to internships, Camosun offers exchanges and field study opportunities combining learning with exploring a new country. In 2014, Sport Students travelled to Bolivia.

For more information on international experiences, or if you are an international student, please check out Camosun International.

After graduation

Employment opportunities

Graduates of our Sport Management programs, are prepared to lead and manage sport and fitness programs, working within communities, sports facilities, or directly with athletes.

Advanced degree opportunities

Some of our graduates have gone on to other universities such as:

Employment opportunities include:

  • Sporting goods sales and services
  • Sport associations and organizations
  • Professional sports
  • Media and broadcasting
  • Sport tourism
  • Winter resort management
  • Municipal sport programs
  • Educational institutions

Bolivia Field School
Photo by Field School Guide Javier Tellarache

Rachel Sproule Moose Jaw Warriors
BSFL-SPMA graduate Rachel Sproule, Manager of Special Events & Hockey Programs; Moose Jaw Warriors Hockey with Chris Chelios, former NHL hockey player.

Contact Us
Camosun College Lansdowne
3100 Foul Bay Rd
Victoria BC V8P 5J2
Camosun College Interurban
4461 Interurban Rd
Victoria BC V9E 2C1
  • 250–370–3000
  • 1–877–554–7555 (toll-free)

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