Our Bachelor of Science in Sport and Recreation Management emphasizes a wide range of skills that you'll apply to your future career in sport and recreation management. Prepare for opportunities in administration, marketing, facility and venue management, and sales and customer service. Apply today to begin your journey at A&M-Commerce!

Where It Is Offered Commerce, McKinney (CHEC), Online
Duration 4 years
Foreign Language No foreign language credits required
Delivery 40-50% Online, Face-To-Face
Total Credit Hours 120 hours
Thesis Requirements No thesis required

SEE YOURSELF SUCCEED WITH A DEGREE IN Sport and Recreation Management

What You will Learn

A degree in sport and recreation management will offer you the opportunity to:

  • Promote community engagement through sport and recreation
  • Learn core principles of business decisions in the industry
  • Acquire knowledge of sport industry economics, finance, marketing and leadership
  • Understand methods for administration and evaluation of sport and recreation programs


Earning your Bachelor of Science in Sport and Recreation Management from A&M-Commerce can open many opportunities within the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex, the Southwest region and beyond.

Career Possibilities and Current Median Salaries

Division II Intercollegiate Athletic Staff
Event and Activities Planner
Advertising, Promotions and Marketing Manager

Salary information for entry-level positions in college athletics are from the National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics website. Other information from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Internship opportunities

The Internship experience provides the foundation employers are often looking for. Sport and recreation management students are required to complete an internship their senior year. This is designed to give students practical work experience in the sport and recreation industry and allows you to apply all that you have learned throughout the program. This is a 360 staff hour, 40 hour per week, graded opportunity!

Featured Courses

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Course Delivery

Designed for full-time students and working professionals, our flexible program offers face-to-face instruction at our main campus in Commerce. Students may also opt for fully online instruction or a combination of face-to-face and online instruction methods.

Student Organizations

Gain valuable experience and build your resume by joining Gamma Alpha Mu Epsilon (GAME), the student organization for sport and recreation management students.

Benefits of joining GAME:

  • Planning and executing special events on campus
  • Taking part in academic conferences
  • Volunteering at Lion Athletics events and competitions
  • Volunteering at off-campus events
  • Experience unique mentorship and internship opportunities
Group picture of the member of the GAME student association.

Undergraduate Program Costs

Program Costs

Tuition and fees for undergraduate students taking 12 credit hours are $4,212 for Texas residents and $9,108 for non-residents.

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