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 2023.

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.

This program is available on campus and online.

Degree Requirements

Review the complete list of core requirements for this program.

Prefix Number Course Credit Hours
Major Requirements 15
SMT 2701 Sociology of Sport 3
SMT 2801 Sport Public Relations and Promotions 3
SMT 4001 Sport Facilities 3
SMT 4101 Sport Administration 3
SMT 4301 Sport Legal Liability and Risk Management 3
General Education Core Requirements 45
Grand Total: 60