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Associate in Arts in Sport Management

A.A. in Sport Management

Exciting careers can be made off the playing field with a Sport Management Associate's degree from Waldorf. Students enrolled in this degree program will explore a variety of classes, including sport sociology and sport administration, to better understand the sports industry. The Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts an increase of 29% in jobs in coaching and scouting through 2020 and a 10% increase in agents and managers of athletes through 2016.

Option to Continue Towards a Bachelor’s Degree
For students who may wish to pursue a bachelor’s degree in the future, the associate degree program is designed to prepare for entry into Waldorf’s bachelor’s degree programs with upper division standing.

Estimated time to complete the Associate of Arts program is two years with full-time enrollment.

  Credit Hours
General Education Core Requirements 48
Major Requirements 12

Prefix Number Course Credit Hours
Major Requirements 12
SMT 2701 Sociology of Sport 3
SMT 4101 Sport Administration 3
Choose two from the following:
SMT 2801 Sport Public Relations and Promotions 3
PED 2301 History and Principles of PE and Sport 3
´╗┐SMT 3901 Sport Fundraising 3
SMT 4001 Sport Facilities 3
SMT 4201 Sport Financing 3
SMT 4301 Sport Legal Liability and Risk Management 3
Professional Electives 48
Grand Total:   60