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Center for Sport Management

The Center for Sport Management offers some of the leading business degree programs in sport management in the country. This sports management smlogointerdisciplinary program includes courses in sport law, management, marketing, economics and finance, and prepares students for positions in professional and intercollegiate athletics and the industries that serve them. Students gain exposure to all facets of the business of sport, including sport sponsorship relationships, team and league equity issues, player management labor relations, and a wide variety of ethical dilemmas facing business professionals in both professional and amateur athletics. The program prepares students for internal positions in sport management organizations; sport marketing firms; licensing and apparel marketing; radio and television programming; and events and facilities management. More »

A Conversation with Josh Harris

Charles Grantham, director of the Center Sport Management, is joined by Josh Harris, founder of Apollo Global Management and co-founder of Harris Blitzer Sports and Entertainment which owns the Philadelphia 76er’s (NBA) and New Jersey Devils (NHL). Harris discusses the sports industry's recovery from COVID, diversity in the industry, and the intersection of sports, social justice and politics.

Academic Programs

B.S., Sport Management
Our Center for Sport Management will prepare you for an exciting career in this $350 billion industry. You'll learn how to deal with financial, strategic and marketing issues that arise in the business of sport, and take advantage of Seton Hall's proximity to New York City.

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M.B.A., Sport Management
Unlike hospitality/tourism or kinesiology/physical education programs, our sport management concentration pairs with an M.B.A. degree—a distinct advantage. Our broad-based program combines a strong core curriculum with electives that let you map your own path, and we keep the whole thing streamlined to just 40 credits.

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Job Placement of Alumni

For the past decade, Center for Sport Management alumni have been placed with sport enterprises around the globe. These alums serve as an extended network for our current students and assist with internships and job placements. Take a look at the organizations some of our undergraduate and graduate alums represent.  More »


Faculty include three Ph.D.'s — one with an interest in the ethics of sport, another interested in sport financing and a third with an interest in professional sport franchises. There is also a practicing attorney and an Emmy Award-winning sports broadcaster.   More »

Sport Management Student Association (SMSA)

sports managementThe Sport Management Student Association (SMSA) is open to any Seton Hall undergraduate student who is interested in the sport business. The objectives of the SMSA are to provide networking opportunities, recruit incoming students, interact with key members of the sport industry community, and further the knowledge of the sport management profession.  More »