About this Program

The minor in Sport Management is designed to provide students with a solid theoretical foundation in the study and practice of sport management. Students will achieve this goal by completing a series of five courses in the undergraduate sport management program.

Program Highlights

  • Relevant sport industry skill development.

  • Hands on experience throughout coursework.

  • Curriculum relevant to contemporary sport issues.

  • Internship and practicum experiences available in the Hampton Roads area.

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Officiate at competitive athletic or sporting events. Detect infractions of rules and decide penalties according to established regulations. Includes all sporting officials, referees, and competition judges.

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What are the requirements to apply for Sport Management at ODU?
Students entering the Minor program in Sport Management should meet the minimum university admission requirements Undergraduate Admission.
  • SMGT 214 is a prerequisite for the minor and is not included in the calculation of the grade point average for the minor.

  •   Completion of an additional 12 credit hours in the SMGT program.  


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Estimated rates for the 2023-24 academic year. Rates are subject to change. Anyone that is not a current Virginia resident will be charged non-resident rates. That includes international students.

Active Duty Military Rate
Cost Per-Credit $250
Virginia Resident
Cost Per-Credit $393
Technology Delivered Courses Outside Virginia and/or the United States
Cost Per-Credit $407
Cost Per-Credit $1,073

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