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OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2018-19 
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2018-19 [Archived Catalog]

Sports Administration Minor

Minor Code OR6150

College of Business
Department of Sports Administration
Copeland Hall 609
Athens, OH 45701
Phone: 740.593.4666

Michael Pfahl, contact person

Program Overview

Sports administration is an applied field of study based on the integration of the special nature of sport endeavors and management theory, and administrative principles applied to sport involvement. The minor in sports administration at Ohio University is designed to provide students with the academic preparation and practical training required for success in the sport industry.

Admissions Information

Freshman/First-Year Admission

No requirements beyond University admission requirements.

Change of Major/Minor/Certificate Policy

No selective or limited admission requirements.

External Transfer Admission

No requirements beyond University admission requirements.

Opportunities Upon Graduation

Entry-level positions in sports-related industries, such as collegiate athletics, professional sports, recreation, industry trade associations, and with sponsors and consultants are extremely competitive. Students and candidates from many education backgrounds seek positions in sport-related fields. A sports administration minor helps prepare students for careers in these fields, and it provides additional training as they compete for entry-level positions.


Elective Courses

Complete three of the following, for a total of 15 hours: