About this Program

This program is designed to prepare students for entry-level positions within the sport industry. Students acquire knowledge and skills needed for careers with professional sport teams and leagues, intercollegiate athletics, sport facility and event management companies, sport marketing agencies, and other sport-related businesses.

Program Highlights

  • Acquire knowledge and skills needed for success in the sport industry

  • Gain experience through field-based coursework and internships

  • Network with local and national sport business leaders

  • Develop leadership skills through involvement with the sport management majors’ club

Degree Level
Degree Earned
Bachelor of Science
Delivery Modes


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Alumni Careers

Old Dominion University Athletics
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Philadelphia Eagles
Gwinnett Stripers Baseball Club
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What are the requirements to apply for Sport Management at ODU?
Students entering the Bachelor of Science program in Sport Management should meet the minimum university admission requirements Undergraduate Admission.

For Admission to the Sport Management Program


Overall GPA of 2.0 or higher; Major GPA of 2.0 or higher


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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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