Sport Management

Gain essential theoretical and empirical knowledge, professional skills, and learning experiences to succeed in the dynamic sports industry.


  • Pullman

Degree Types:

  • Bachelor's
  • Minor


  • First program of its kind in the Pacific Northwest 
  • Work with competitive athletes in WSU’s intramural sports program 
  • Personalize your program by focusing on business or communication 
  • Opportunity to work at WSU’s student recreation center (UREC) or Athletic Department to gain experience and apply your knowledge


With a Sport Management degree, you can work in:  

  • Various intercollegiate athletic departments such as ticketing, compliance, operations, marketing, and event management
  • Sport Law
  • Special Olympics
  • University recreation programs
  • Professional sport organizations
  • Media outlets
  • Recreation, exercise, and sport programs

Transfer Students

WSU accepts credit from Advanced Placement, International Baccalaureate, and CLEP exams, associate degrees, Running Start and more.  

You’re considered a transfer student at WSU if you’ve received college credit post-high school.  

Use our Transfer Course Search Tool to determine what courses you need to take at your current institution to transition to WSU smoothly. 

Admission to WSU and admission to your desired major are two separate processes. Contact your academic department for specific requirements and prerequisites unique to your major.   


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Fill out the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) or WASFA (Washington Application for State Financial Aid) to be considered for scholarships, grants, loans, and other forms of aid. 

Internships, Jobs, and Work-study

Find hundreds of student-friendly jobs, internships, and work-study opportunities with our WSU student job board, Handshake. You can also check with departments for internships specific to a major. 

Get advice and learn more at the Academic Success and Career Center. 

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