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What will I learn?

Overview

Get on the highlight reel with opportunities from industry and organizations exclusive to Laurentian students.

Learn from a program designed by Canadian sport leaders and Laurentian professors, with over 40 years of alumni and industry contacts. Combine training in business with a foundation in sport theory and practical experience in sport management.

Approach sport administration from many angles, such as finance, statistics, management science, economics, accounting, human resources, sport marketing, operations management, sport law, sport media, championship selling, communication, and analytics.

Gain real-world experience during a four- to eight-month internship with businesses such as Toronto Maple Leafs, Hockey Canada, Toronto FC, International and Canadian Olympic Committees, Ottawa Senators, San Diego Chargers, Georgia State Games, IMG, Trojan One, Under Armour, Toronto Blue Jays, Toronto Raptors, Quiksilver, Edmonton Oilers, and many more.

Four-year program leads to an Honours Bachelor of Commerce in Sports Administration (m. SPAD).

Career Opportunities

Graduates can rest assured knowing there is a multitude of career options they can explore post-graduation. Some career options include, but are not limited to:

  • Professional sport organizations and leagues
  • International, national and provincial sport organizations
  • Sport sponsorship agencies
  • Athlete representation agencies
  • Business corporations
  • Non-profit organizations
  • Athletic apparel companies

Careers with multiple professional sports teams from all major leagues, provincial, national, and international sport federations, all of the major banks in Canada, sports apparel companies, marketing firms, professional sport league head offices, large multinational corporations, athlete representation firms.

Which department am I in?

Faculty of Management

Study options

Full Time (4 years)

Tuition fees
CAD$25,960.00 (US$ 19,560) per year
This is for 30 credit hours; Incidental and SGA Association Fees: CAN $1,303.88
Start date

Expected September 2022

Venue

Laurentian University

Campus Sudbury,

935 Ramsey Lake Road,

SUDBURY,

Ontario (ON),

P3E 2C6, Canada

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Applicants require the successful completion of a secondary school diploma with the equivalent course requirements as Ontario applicants listed in the Grade 12 course equivalencies by Province section below. Applicants from the Province of Quebec require a minimum of one full year of the Collège designment general et professional (CEGEP) program. Those who have completed more than one year of a CEGEP program will be considered for admission with advanced standing. Applicants from other provinces or territories require a completed Grade 12 with a minimum 70% average. English language requirements: Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL -iBT): 88 Overall; Computer-based TOEFL (CBT) - Test of English as a Foreign Language: 230 overall; IELTS Academic - International English Language Testing System: 6.5 overall (No band lower than 6.0); Cambridge Assessment English: C1 Advanced or C2 Proficiency with a Cambridge Score of 176 or more; CAEL - Canadian Academic English Language Assessment: 70 overall (No part below 60); Canadian Test of English for Scholars and Trainees – CanTEST: 4.5 overall (No part below 4); PTE Academic - Pearson Test of English: 60 Overall; Duolingo English Test: Minimum Score: 110.

For international students

Applicants require the successful completion of a secondary school diploma with the equivalent course requirements as Ontario applicants listed in the Grade 12 course equivalencies by Province section below.

Applicants from the Province of Quebec require a minimum of one full year of the Collège designment general et professional (CEGEP) program. Those who have completed more than one year of a CEGEP program will be considered for admission with advanced standing.

Applicants from other provinces or territories require a completed Grade 12 with a minimum 70% average.

English language requirements:

Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL -iBT): 88 Overall

Computer-based TOEFL (CBT) - Test Of English as a Foreign Language: 230 overall

IELTS Academic - International English Language Testing System: 6.5 overall (No band lower than 6.0)

Cambridge Assessment English: C1 Advanced or C2 Proficiency with a Cambridge Score of 176 or more

CAEL - Canadian Academic English Language Assessment: 70 overall (No part below 60)

Canadian Test of English for Scholars and Trainees – CanTEST: 4.5 overall (No part below 4)

PTE Academic - Pearson Test of English: 60 Overall

Duolingo English Test: Minimum Score: 110

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

Pathways options

Offered by other partners

This university accepts pathways courses from
  • Durham College
  • Sheridan College (Ontario)
  • Confederation College
  • Canadore College
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