Sport Management, Bachelor's Degree

The only program of it's kind in western Canada. Dynamic and applied learning for future leaders.

Bachelor of Sport Management

Program at a glance

Credential

Degree

Work experience

Co-op / internship

Study options

Full-time

Part-time

Open to International

Yes

Area of study

Sport & Exercise

Length

2 or 4 years

Information Sessions

The Centre for Sport & Exercise Education information sessions are a great way to learn more about our programs and to get your questions answered by faculty and staff.
Scheduled Sessions

Cutting-edge applied learning for future leaders in Sport Management

Start in September or January

The Bachelor of Sport Management is a dynamic applied degree program that prepares graduates to work in the sport management industry.

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At Camosun

The Centre for Sport & Exercise Education offers innovative programing in the areas of Sport Management, Exercise & Wellness, Kinesiology, Athletic & Exercise Therapy, Massage Therapy and Adventure Education. As a Sport Management student, you will become an integral part of the Centre for Sport & Exercise Education (CSEE).

Is Sport Management right for you?

Graduates of this leading-edge program are analytical and strategic thinkers who have the requisite skills and knowledge to lead and manage in a variety of sport industry contexts. This program will prepare you to practice professionally, responsibly and ethically in the sport management industry and integrate management, business, sport science, and socio-cultural knowledge into the role of the sport manager. If you're passionate about sport, Camosun's Sport Management programs could be right for you.

The only degree of its kind in Western Canada!

Combining business, marketing and leading-edge sport management knowledge and skills, our applied degree prepares graduates to become industry leaders. This degree is the only degree of its kind in Western Canada.

Internships and volunteering

You will be given the opportunity to put your skills to work in the real world with internship and capstone learning experiences throughout your program. This is a great way to explore career opportunities in the sport management field and gain valuable experience to increase your employability. Some of our students have done their internships with Canadian Sport Institute or Pacific Institute for Sport Excellence here on campus and a number of sport organizations in the greater Victoria area including the Victoria Royals, Pacific FC, Rugby Canada, Triathlon Canada and more! Find out about Sport Management Internship and Volunteering opportunities from our Co-operative Education and Career Services office.

International experiences

Camosun has previously offered exchanges and field study opportunities that combine learning with exploring a new country and culture. Our students have participated in exchanges to Wales, the Czech Republic, the Netherlands and several other countries.

For more information, please check out Camosun's study abroad opportunities.

If you are an international student, please check out Camosun International.

After graduation

Employment opportunities

Graduates of this program are prepared for careers in sport related business, leadership, event, program and project development and management positions in not-for-profit, corporate and community sports environments.

Advanced Degree opportunities

Graduates of the Bachelor of Sport Management Degree may also pursue graduate studies in a variety of post-secondary institutions. Some of our graduates have gone on to other universities such as:

Information sessions

The Centre for Sport & Exercise Education Information Sessions are a great way to learn more about a program and to get your questions answered by faculty and staff. For more information please contact sported@camosun.ca. International students, please contact International Admissions.

SCHEDULED SESSIONS

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What you'll learn

Current students wanting information about your program, go to student planning in myCamosun.

Program outline

For more details, including courses, please see the program outline in the Academic Calendar.

Program outline

What to expect

Management Skills for the Business of Sport

Applied strategic and organizational planning skills, along with the ability to develop professional relationships within the sport and business community, enable graduates to lead and manage in sport environments, provincially, nationally and globally. Your learning will be focused on management; event and program design, delivery and assessment; facility and resource management; organizational leadership; athlete and coach development; and sport as a vehicle for change.

Year 1

You will build a solid foundation of business and sport management theory and skills with topics such as:  Business Communications; Information Technology; Leadership & Organization of Sport; and The Business of Sport. 

Year 2

You will take a deeper dive into topics such as:  Accounting; Law; Marketing; Adapted Sport and Physical Activity; Coaching; Facility Operations and Event Management with the option of an Internship.

After completion of all courses in the first two years, you can exit with a Diploma in Sport Management and/or continue into your third and fourth year of study to complete your degree.

Year 3

You'll continue developing analytical and relationship-building skills while strengthening your strategic and organizational planning skills with topics such as: Leadership in Sport; HR Management; Entrepreneurship; The Economics of Sport and Partnership and Stakeholder Management. 

Year 4

You will integrate management, business, sport and socio-cultural knowledge that will prepare you to lead and manage in a variety of sport environments with topics such as: Media and Public Relations; Sport Analytics; Organizational Behaviour; Sport Law; Events & Major Games; Sport Marketing and Program management; and more internship opportunities.

After completion of all courses from first year through fourth year, you will be eligible to graduate with the Bachelor of Sport Management Degree.

 

Still in high school?

We have dual-credit courses available here at Camosun through South Island Partnership.

Tuition and fees

Effective from September 1, 2022, to August 31, 2023

Estimated tuition

Tuition estimates are for the entire program.

Sport Management, Bachelor's Degree

$17,271 (domestic)
$62,160 (international)

Domestic tuition fees vary depending on the individual course fees for the classes you select.

For International students visit: International Tuition & Fees.

Student fees

In addition to tuition estimates, student fees are calculated based on your enrolment. Refer to: Student Fees.

Financial assistance

You may need to find more than one source of funding to help pay for your education and living costs while attending college. Check out sources of money you don't need to pay back as well as those that need to be repaid.

Financial Aid & Awards 

Curriculum & courses

Admission requirements

To apply, you will need to submit proof that you meet the following admission requirements.

Tip: Where a letter grade is specified, you must have proof of that grade or higher.

One of:

For more details, including courses, please see the program outline in the Academic Calendar.

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Contact us

If you have admissions questions contact us today!

If you have questions about what you can expect to learn in your Sport Management classes contact sported@camosun.ca.

Faculty

Camosun College is proud of the excellent quality of its instruction. Our teaching staff are experienced, inspiring and supportive of our students' individual journeys.

Please see our continuing faculty below. For a full list of our faculty, please visit our CSEE contact page.

 

Faculty/staff profile

Gord Inglis

Gord Inglis

Chair

MSc. - Physical Education - Washington State University B. Business Administration - University of Idaho Areas of instructional expertise: Biomech ...

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Charles Parkinson

Program Leader, Sport Management

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Dr. Tanis Farish

Instructor

“We are made to move!” Tanis has an insatiable curiosity for how and why people move their bodies to foster well-being, bringing out the best withi ...

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Kerry Wadsworth

Instructor

Education BA Human Performance (UVIC) MA Leisure Services Administration (UVIC) Run Jump Throw Instructor Trainer YM-YWCA Certified SPIN I ...

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Brianna-Waldman

Brianna Waldman

Instructor

As an avid athlete as a youth and teen, sport has always been an incremental part of my life. This love of sport and the impacts it had on my life led ...

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Ali Wilson

Instructor

Graduate of the University of Windsor’s Sport Management Masters program Extensive leadership experience as a sport, recreation and health instructo ...

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Learn more

For more details, including courses, please see the program outline in the Academic Calendar. 

Contact information

Centre for Sport and Exercise Education

Campus location

Pacific Institute for Sport Education Building (PISE) 306

Location link

Interurban campus

250-370-4700

sported@camosun.ca

 

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