Sport Management, Diploma

Dynamic - applied learning for future leaders.

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Program at a glance



Work experience

Co-op / internship

Study options



Open to International


Area of study

Sport & Exercise


2 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.
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Dynamic - applied learning for future leaders in sport management

Start in September or January

This two-year program is designed to provide learners with a solid foundation in sport management, along with the knowledge skills and attitudes necessary to succeed in entry level sport management careers.

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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?

Sport Management careers include sport related business, leadership, event, program and project development and management positions. These roles are based in not-for-profit, corporate and community sports environments that include national, provincial, local and municipal sport and recreation organizations. If you're passionate about sport, Camosun's Sport Management programs could be right for you.

Internships and volunteering

You will be given the opportunity to put your skills to work in the real world with internship and volunteer hours 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 Education 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, Czech Republic, 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

Diploma graduates will be prepared with a solid foundation in sport management along with necessary knowledge and skills to succeed in entry level sport management careers including facility, resource and event management opportunities.

Further study

Graduates of the Diploma can continue in year 3 of the Bachelor of Sport Management program at Camosun College.

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

Sport and business management theory and skills, combined with applied learning experiences prepare graduates to practice ethically, responsibly and professionally in the sport management industry. Applied learning 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 and/or continue into your third and fourth year of study to complete your degree. 

A rewarding career

Recreation, sports and fitness program directors in BC earn a median annual salary* of $52,700 depending on employer and seniority.

*2018 Job Bank Wage data


Tuition and fees

Effective from September 1, 2023, to August 31, 2024

Estimated tuition

Tuition estimates are for the entire program.

Sport Management, Diploma

$8,281 (domestic)
$31,780 (international)

Sport Management, Diploma, Internship designation 

$9,084 (domestic)
$33,415 (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

One of:

  • C in English 12 
  • C in English 12 Camosun Alternative 

When you apply you will need to submit proof that you meet the program admission requirements listed above. Where a letter grade is specified, you must have proof of that grade or higher.

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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.

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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



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