Our Bachelor of Science in Sport and Recreation Management emphasizes many skills that you can apply to your future career in the exciting business of sports. This degree will prepare you for an exciting career in sports, including roles in sports administration, sports marketing, facility and venue management, sports agency, sport event coordination, or sales and customer service.

Transforming Sport and Recreation Management in Dallas

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Is This Program a Good Fit for You?

Sports and Recreation Management students are typically interested in:

  • The business side of sports, including sports marketing, sponsorship, event management and facility operations.
  • Promoting sports events, teams, and athletes through various marketing channels, including digital media, advertising, and promotional campaigns.
  • Developing and implementing recreational programs for communities, schools, or organizations to promote physical activity and well-being.
  • Sport Management, becoming a sports agent, and athlete management.


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 is from the National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics. Other information is from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

See Yourself Succeed With a Degree in Sport and Recreation Management

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Hands-on Learning

Our curriculum emphasizes concepts and methodology for success. Field experience and real-world internships will give you confidence and practical applications that enhance your understanding of material.

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Career Readiness

Participate in excellence-driven programs that empower you with the knowledge and skills to thrive in a variety of settings. The Department of Health and Human Performance is here to help you succeed, both in the “real” world and in graduate school.

Accomplished Faculty

Enjoy the opportunity to learn from award-winning faculty. Our instructors have the knowledge and passion to help you succeed.

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Our Facilities

Further your education in a space designed for innovation and collaboration. Our Nursing and Health Sciences Building features state-of-the-art equipment and facilities that provide you with an unmatched experience.

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 industry business decisions
  • Acquire knowledge of sports industry economics, finance, marketing and leadership
  • Understand methods for the administration and evaluation of sport and recreation programs

Internship Opportunities

The internship experience provides the foundation employers often look for in new employees. Sport and Recreation Management students must complete an internship during their senior year. Internships are designed to provide you with practical work experience in the sport and recreation industry and allow you to apply what you’ve learned throughout the program. This is a 360-staff-hour, 40-hour-per-week, graded opportunity!

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Course Delivery

Our program is designed to accommodate both full-time students and working professionals. You can choose from face-to-face instruction at our main campus in Commerce or at A&M-Commerce at Dallas. Another option is 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
  • Participating in academic conferences
  • Volunteering at Lion Athletics events and competitions
  • Volunteering at off-campus events
  • Experiencing unique mentorship and internship opportunities
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advisory board

In alignment with Texas A&M University-Commerce’s Sport & Recreation Management program, our dedicated Advisory Board is essential in preparing students for varied careers in the sports industry, spanning amateur and professional sectors, both non-profit and for-profit. They establish robust connections with industry experts, enriching our practice-theory-practice model through meaningful dialogues. The esteemed board actively supports our department and students through mentorship, curriculum enhancement, guest speakers, research initiatives, international student support, and internship facilitation. They convene annually on campus, fostering a close-knit partnership that benefits our program. These board members provide vital guidance to our faculty, ensuring students are well-prepared for the dynamic sports business landscape and facilitating internship and job opportunities in the industry.

Those interested in serving on our Sport Management Advisory Board should contact [email protected] for more details.

Sport Management partner program

Join the #LionsinSport and the TAMUC Sport Management Partners Program

TAMUC’s Sport Management Program partners with multiple sport organizations to bring unique opportunities, jobs, and internships to our students. These organizations are pivotal in providing invaluable educational experiences and entry-level positions that align with our students’ years of college preparation. The Partner Program provides a pathway for our students to experience immersive internships and job opportunities upon graduation.

Those interested in serving joining our Sport Management Partner Program should contact [email protected] for more details.

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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