Sport Management, B.S.

Pursue your dream of a career in sport management with a B.S. in Sport Management from Vermont State. You’ll get hundreds of hours of the hands-on experience that employers want and personal attention from your professors in our small classes. With a strong balance between theoretical, applied, and experiential learning, our program develops well-rounded professionals who are thoroughly prepared to both thrive in the exciting industry of sport and in graduate school. Academic preparedness and practical experiences make up the core of our program. Our faculty are experienced professionals and consummate scholars who pride themselves in a student-centered approach to teaching.

At Vermont State, our friendly, tight-knit community will support you — and be the gateway to the bigger world where you’ll make your mark. You’ll graduate confident in your abilities and prepared to succeed in the diverse, exciting field of sport management jobs.

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Amanda Ley

Assistant Director of Admissions


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Marybeth Lennox-Levins

Associate Professor, Program Director, Sport Management and Athletic Leadership


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Why Study Sport Management at Vermont State?

  • Career Success: The Sport Management program has a 95 percent job placement rate. Our graduates excel in many kinds of sport management degree jobs, including with professional sports, college and high school athletics, recreation departments and private clubs, athletic event and facility management, fundraising, and others.  
  • Well-Rounded Education: You’ll become an experienced thinker and doer, open to further learning opportunities to keep pace with the ongoing changes in the industry, which will position you for both sport management degree careers and graduate school.   
  • Faculty Fans: The focus for Vermont State Sport Management professors is you, and their priority is helping you plan your future and succeed. They’ve got skin in the game — they’re available, engaged with students, and supportive.  

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Sample Courses

  • Legal and Ethical Principles in Sport 
  • Sports Promotion 
  • Athletic Facility and Event Management 
  • Strategic Sport Management 
  • Internship in Sport Management 

Student Stories

A photo of Ashley Billings, a young woman with long blonde hair smiling beside a young man with short blonde hair wearing a football uniform

“The programs offered were personalized and my professors showed a true interest in what I wanted to get out of my education. I knew it was the right fit when it felt like my home-away-from-home.”

Ashley Billings

Meet Our Faculty

Assistant Professor

  • Castleton Campus

Associate Professor, Program Director, Sport Management and Athletic Leadership

  • Castleton Campus

Head Men’s Soccer Coach

  • Castleton Campus


  • Castleton Campus

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