MinorSport Management

A minor in sport management from Wichita State combines your passion for athletics with basic knowledge and skills in sport-related activities such as finance, public relations, facility management, psychology of sport and more. The minor is a great addition to many majors—from education and business to exercise science.

Learn how sport management is the right fit for you.

 
Sport management majors intern at the College Football Playoff hosted at Levi Stadium in Santa Clara, California

WSU sport management students have secured highly sought internships with organizations such as the Oklahoma City Thunder, Minnesota Vikings, Sporting Kansas City, Wichita State Athletics, Kansas City Chiefs and Major League Baseball. 

Applied learning at Wichita State

At Wichita State, applied learning is everything. In fact, every degree we offer has a guaranteed applied learning or research experience built right into it equipping you with the relevant skills and experience to make you workforce ready before graduation.

Admission to the program

To be admitted into the College of Applied Studies, you must first be admitted to Wichita State.

For WSU's admission requirements, and to apply, click the link below.

Inside the Program

Sport management student lands NFL internship

Tommy Rudawsky's time as manager for the Shocker men's basketball team gave him the skills and confidence to apply for -- and eventually land -- a coveted summer internship with the Minnesota Vikings.

He didn't stop there. Rudawsky was then offered a semester-long internship at the University of Arkansas. It won't be easy, but Rudawsky hopes these experiences will help him with his ultimate goal of becoming an NFL general manager.

Curriculum

To complete the 15-credit-hour minor, you'll first take Introduction to Sport    Management. Then, you'll select four more courses based on your interests and career goals.

Careers

A degree in sport management from Wichita State opens doors to employment in diverse sectors of the sport industry. Our alumni are employed in Kansas, across the nation and internationally—with local schools, universities, health clubs, minor-league and professional league sport organizations.

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