Sports Administration

Combine your business degree with the premier sport management program in Canada.

Overview

Get on the highlight reel with opportunities from industry and organizations exclusive to Laurentian students.

Learn from a program designed by Canadian sport leaders and Laurentian professors, with over 40 years of alumni and industry contacts. Combine training in business with a foundation in sport theory and practical experience in sport management.

Approach sport administration from many angles, such as finance, statistics, management science, economics, accounting, human resources, sport marketing, operations management, sport law, sport media, championship selling, communication, and analytics.

Gain real-world experience during a four- to eight-month internship with businesses such as Toronto Maple Leafs, Hockey Canada, Toronto FC, International and Canadian Olympic Committees, Ottawa Senators, San Diego Chargers, Georgia State Games, IMG, TrojanOne, Under Armour, Toronto Blue Jays, Toronto Raptors, Quiksilver, Edmonton Oilers, and many more.

Key Features

Gain real-world experience and possible job opportunities through industry consulting as you research, analyze, develop, and deliver industry recommendations to executives and boards.
Benefit from a well-connected network of alumni and industry executives. Take advantage of the training and knowledge gained from a 4- to 8-month internship in a variety of industries, locally and internationally.
Work collaboratively with a professional sports organization in the fourth-year consulting trip. Past destinations include New York City, Chicago, London, England and Beijing, China.

Career Opportunities

Graduates can rest assured knowing there is a multitude of career options they can explore post-graduation. Some career options include, but are not limited to:

  • Professional sport organizations and leagues
  • International, national and provincial sport organizations
  • Sport sponsorship agencies
  • Athlete representation agencies
  • Business corporations
  • Non-profit organizations
  • Athletic apparel companies

Careers with multiple professional sports teams from all major leagues, provincial, national, and international sport federations, all of the major banks in Canada, sports  apparel companies, marketing firms, professional sport league head offices, large multinational corporations, athlete representation firms.

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