18 Agassiz Circle
Buffalo, NY 14214
30 Wilson Rd.
Amherst, NY 14221
1880 S. Winton Rd.
Rochester, NY 14618
Do you rearrange your schedule to watch Monday Night Football? Are the walls of your room covered with posters of Olympic record-breakers? Combine a love of sports with the skills of business in our Sport Management program. As with many of our degrees, our Sport Management degree is unique to Western New York. Our faculty will prepare you to dive into this emerging field. After graduation - or before, during an internship - you could be working with:
Because the $500 billion sport industry demands sport communicators, marketers, administrators, and managers with a specialized combination of functional business and sport management skills, the Sport Management program serves students who have a desire to be involved in any aspect of the commercial sport-related enterprise.
In a highly competitive field, a Sport Management degree helps identify you above the rest. It identifies you as someone who understands the dynamics of sport management and someone who is serious about a career in this field. Potential careers include: Sportswriter, Athletic Camp Coordinator, Account Representative, Sports Information Director, Fitness Facility Director and Director of Promotions, among others.
Medaille’s Sport Management program is accredited by the International Assembly of Collegiate Business Education (IACBE). Medaille holds membership in the North American Society for Sports Management and the College Sports Information Directors of America. The Sport Management program was developed using the joint accreditation standards of NASSM and the National Association for Sport and Physical Education (NASPE).
The Sport Management program is part of the Business department, which includes faculty members who specialize in areas such as accounting, economics, financial services, human resources, marketing and sports management. More about our faculty
SPM335 Sport Event Management: This course emphasizes the competencies involved in the designing, planning, implementing, and evaluating of sport events. In doing so, students learn logistical skills and techniques associated with various aspects of event management including: 1) box office management; 2) security and supervision; 3) safety and medical services; 4) housekeeping and maintenance; 5) concessions and merchandise; 6) risk management and insurance; 7) media marketing of sport events; and 8) sponsorship of and hospitality at sport events. Emphasis is also placed on the experience of sport event customer and/or participant.
Medaille College's business and business-related programs at the
Buffalo, Amherst and Rochester Campuses have received specialized
accreditation through the International Assembly for Collegiate Business
Education (IACBE), located in Olathe, Kansas. The IACBE promotes and
recognizes excellence in business education in colleges at both the
undergraduate and graduate level. The business and business-related
programs on the Buffalo Campus in the following degrees are accredited
by the IACBE:
The Master of Science in Accounting, Bachelor of Science in
Accounting and Bachelor of Science in Business Administration-
Management Information Systems degrees have been recently added and
accreditation by IACBE for these programs is pending. The IACBE reviews
new programs only after two years of outcomes assessment data has been
The IACBE requires that every member disclose their learning outcomes
assessment. The assessment results can be found in our annual report
The instructors were knowledgeable and welcomed class discussions, with
respect for each student's contribution. I've learned how to be a more
effective leader. My capstone class gave insight on how to combine all
the education learned to operate a business. That's when I realized how
much I had sharpened my knowledge.