BACHELOR’S in SPORT BUSINESS MANAGEMENT

BACHELOR’S in
SPORT BUSINESS MANAGEMENT

Campus Majors | Bachelor’s | Sport Business ManagementAPPLY NOWVISIT CAMPUS

Campus Majors | Sport Business ManagementAPPLY NOWVISIT CAMPUS

RAWLINGS SPORT BUSINESS MANAGEMENT

 

Turn Your Love of the Game
into a Career.
Turn Your Love of the Game into a Career.

The world of sport is so much more than the games played— marketing, promotions, and sales play vital roles. Maryville University’s Rawlings Sport Business Management program can turn a student’s passion for sports into a career they will love.

Students will gain an understanding of the sports industry through the lenses of business, economics, finance, and communications, all while receiving a strong foundation in business management. Students also have the opportunity to gain hands-on experience through volunteer opportunities and internships with organizations such as Rawlings, the St. Louis Cardinals, and the Missouri Valley Conference.

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CEO OF RAWLINGS

 

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THE RAWLINGS PRACTICAL EXPERIENCE PROGRAM

Rawlings has been a leader in the sporting goods and apparel industry since 1887 and their world headquarters are located adjacent to the Maryville University campus. Each year Rawlings and the Maryville Rawlings Sport Business Management faculty select worthy students to participate in the Rawlings Practical Experience program.

Students in the program learn every aspect of Rawlings’ business operations and receive 12 credit hours toward graduation. The program is highly competitive and requires a full year commitment.

PROJECT-BASED LEARNING

Students learn through a combination of unique classroom experiences, volunteer opportunities, and a required sports-oriented internship.

Classes are taught by faculty who are experts in sports management at all levels and enhanced by guest lecturers who work in the sports industry.

PROFESSIONAL PARTNERSHIPS

Through professional partnerships, students gain experience in real-world projects that allow them to hone market-ready skills prior to graduation. Students come to the job market with a network of professional contacts, giving them a competitive edge.

WORKING IN SPORTS

 

CEO OF RAWLINGS

 

ALUMNI TESTIMONIAL

 
Reagan Patrick“It’s not just a professor teaching from powerpoint presentation. This program is about students getting hands on experience in the industry and making connections.”
-Reagan Patrick, ’18

Tre Jenkins“I chose the Rawlings Sport Business Management due to the relationship I created with Jason Williams. Out of all the universities I was considering at the time no other professors took the time to discuss their program, let alone show their interest in me as a prospective student.”
-Tre Jenkins, ’18
Account Executive, Group Sales for Golden State Warriors

WHAT SPORT BUSINESS MANAGEMENT PROFESSIONALS ARE SAYING

Our Missouri Valley Conference staff has been extremely fortunate to have an association with the Rawlings Sport Business Management Program at Maryville University. During our years of staging our men’s and women’s MVC Basketball Tournaments in St. Louis, we’ve benefited from having program interns work with us in many areas of event promotion and administration. The students have been enthusiastic, hard-working, and eager to gain experience and to make a difference.

-Doug Elgin
Commissioner Missouri Valley Conference

The Sports Business Management Program at Maryville University has shown a commitment to the pursuit of education in the business of sports and a desire to apply lessons learned to the front office. If I’m in need of a skilled candidate, one of my first calls is to Program Director and Assistant Professor, Jason Williams at Maryville University.

-Rob Fasoldt
Director Ticket Sales and Services St. Louis Cardinals

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Ranked among the best values in private collegesKiplinger’s Personal Finance, 2017

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Ranked among “America’s Top Colleges” — Forbes, 2017

THE BIG PICTURE

The sports market in North America is expected to be worth an estimated $73.5 billion by the year 2019, according to Forbes magazine. U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics data shows that sport management job opportunities are growing faster than average—but, as careers become more lucrative, they will also become more competitive. It’s no wonder that interest in specialized business management degrees focused on the sports industry has grown significantly.

Sport Business Managment Infographic
Sport Business Management Infographic
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If you love the game, why not make it a career you love, too? Request information about Maryville University’s Rawlings Sport Business Management program today!
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