AIC’s Sport and Recreation Management program prepares students to face challenges in a number of capacities in the sports and recreation industries.
With a focus on modern management theory and business concepts, we aim to provide an education that mixes classroom knowledge with an inside look at the industry. On-the-job experience is an important aspect of the department’s mission, with many students completing internships with organizations such as professional sports teams, collegiate athletic departments and conferences, public and private facilities, event agencies, and sports marketing and consulting firms.
The program prepares students for a wide variety of jobs in the sports and recreation industries, including:
Learning Outcomes for Sports and Recreation Management
The following are learning outcomes for successful completion of the sports and recreation management major. Students will be able to:
Discuss the business contents appropriate to their degree
Discuss the global dimensions of business
Evaluate the legal and social environment of business
Utilize quantitative methods to make better financial decisions
Formulate plans using integrated business concepts
Create coherently written forms of communication
Present oral communications in a professional manner
Evaluate social responsibility issues in business contexts
Interact professionally as members of teams
The School of Business, Arts & Sciences at American International College have received specialized accreditation for its business programs through the International Accreditation Council for Business Education (IACBE) located at 11374 Strang Line Road in Lenexa, Kansas.
To see a report of student learning and program assessment please view the International Accreditation Council for Business Education’s Interim Quality Assurance Report.
The SRM program here at AIC has certainly built a phenomenal foundation for my future success. I truly appreciate all I was taught—in the classroom, on field trips, and through activities on and off campus.
In the classroom. In the workforce.
What You'll Learn
This course offers on-the-job experience with sports organizations through internships that are arranged with a variety of organizations, including professional sport teams and leagues.
A graduate has career opportunities in sports marketing and public relations, sports law, sports economics and finance, business operations for sport organizations, event and facilities management, etc.