Join the Future of Sports Business

Gain the experience and foundational knowledge you need for a career in sports management. At Belhaven, you’ll learn business operations, leadership, and analytical training from experts in the field. You’ll be prepared to make a difference in the future of amateur and professional athletics.

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Why You’ll Love Sports Management at Belhaven

Affordability & Aid

Don’t let cost stand in the way of your educational goals. We’re committed to offering tuition rates that are affordable, as well as ample financial aid resources.


Explore local or national internship opportunities in sports management, athletic administration, and sports broadcasting.

Caring Faculty

Our faculty members are experts in their fields and they’re dedicated to helping you learn complex subjects. They know you by name, and they push you to succeed at the highest level.

Challenging Careers

Our graduates are doing amazing things with their Belhaven education. They are sport ministry leaders, athletics administrators and coaches, teachers, and much more.

13% Employment Growth

For sports occupations by 2023

13:1 Students to Faculty

Our instructors know and care about you.

MBA or MSA Advanced Degrees Available

Continue your education and deepen your expertise

School of Business: Verified Excellence

Belhaven’s business school is accredited by the International Accreditation Council for Business Education (IACBE). Why is this important?

Knowing the School of Business is accredited by the IACBE tells you that Belhaven voluntarily holds itself to a set of quality standards and is willing to allow outside business experts come to campus and verify Belhaven is doing what we say we are doing. Belhaven’s commitment to the accreditation process benefits you because it ensures you will be provided a quality education.

What Can You Do with a Major in Sports Management?

  • Athletic director
  • Sports agent
  • Sports broadcaster
  • General manager
  • Sports information director
  • Fundraising: director of major gifts

Gain Specific Skills to Support Your Career

  • Understanding the business side of sports
  • Managing from a solid ethical position
  • Using financial data for business decisions
  • Bringing a Christian worldview into your role
  • Communicating effectively

Our Graduates' Successful Careers

  • Athletic director, Associate AD, and Assistant AD
  • Arena manager
  • Sports facility manager
  • Director of major gifts and fundraising
  • Sports agents
  • Sports broadcaster, sports journalist
  • Ticket sales manager
  • Director of operations
  • Golf/country club management
  • Sports information director

Sports Management: What You’ll Study

Make the Most of Your Sports Management Major

Belhaven students have completed internships at:

  • The United States Olympic Committee (Colorado Springs, CO)
  • Belhaven University Athletics Department
  • Brandon Futbol Club
  • Jackson Ninety Sixers Baseball Club
  • The Mississippi Braves Baseball Club
  • NFL Offices in New York
  • Mississippi Hall of Fame
  • Mississippi High School Activities Association
  • Sanderson Farms PGA Tour

Connect with future employers and colleagues at our popular networking events:

  • Meet the Firms
  • Sports Business Roundtable
  • Career Bootcamp
  • Guest Lecture Series

This club for future business leaders provides opportunities for college students to develop business leadership qualities, competencies in business-related fields, and a better understanding of American business enterprise.

Phi Beta Lambda is the collegiate division of Future Business Leaders of America.

Contact Us

Office of Admission

Phone: 601-968-5940

Mailing Address:
1500 Peachtree Street, Box 153
Jackson, MS 39202

For campus visit:
Jimmy Hood Welcome Center
855 Riverside Drive
Jackson, MS 39202

Fax: 601-300-2932

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Verse of the Year

God is working in you, giving you the desire and the power to do what pleases Him.

Philippians 2:13