Sport and Recreational Management – Associate of Science Degree

Sport and Recreational Management Associate of Science degree focuses on the business side of the sport industry. The growth of sports around the nation and around the world has fueled the need for sport management professionals.

Why You Should Choose Manor

The Associate in Science Sport and Recreational Management degree will allow you to develop sound business skills and combine them with your passion for athletics. Through concentration-specific coursework, you will gain a unique perspectives on ways to apply fundamental business principles to the sport industry. Through real-life examples, case studies, and project-based learning, you will develop practical skills in management, communication, critical and creative thinking, and making business decisions. Click here to view the Curriculum for Associate in Science Sport and Recreational Management degree.

What Our Alumni Say

“Manor College was the best choice for me.  It was a small college that fit my comfort level of learning.  Manor is where I expanded my knowledge of being in business and strengthen my desire to want to be in business for myself.  Manor helped me cultivate who I am today and appreciate the comfort of a smaller campus for learning and growing academically and personally.” – Gina (DiSalvo) Burke ’82

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Career Opportunities

The curriculum for the Associate in Science Sport and Recreational Management degree is designed to prepare students to further study toward a bachelor’s degree (click here to learn about Manor’s bachelor degree program in Sports Management) and parallels the first two years of study required by similar programs offered at four-year institutions. The majority of sport management jobs are found in marketing, sales, and administration. Those with associate and bachelor degrees often work  in sport-related organizations and businesses, such as:

  • Professional, semi-professional, collegiate, high-school and youth sport
  • Facilities and event management
  • Sport marketing and sales
  • Communications and media
  • Sporting goods manufacturing management
  • Sporting goods retail management
  • Non-profit sports
  • Private clubs
  • Fitness industry management
  • Extreme spor

Meet Caleb Rojas

A Sports Management major and student-athlete

Meet Professor JP Lutz

Program Director of Business and Sports Management

News about the Sports Management Program and Students

Class of 2021 Series: Musa Konneh – Read Here

Manor College Sophomore Eddie Fortescue, Stars as Three-Sport Athlete – Read Here

Off The Field: The Business of Sports Podcast

Off The Field: The Business of Sports podcast was created by Assistant Professor of Business and Sport Management, JP Lutz with the purpose to educate and inspire students who are looking to pursue a career in the sports and recreational industry. The podcast interviews successful sports industry professionals and gets their views on the industry, how recent college grads can land internships, jobs and why this ever-changing and ever-growing industry is vibrant and booming.