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Bachelor of Science in Sport Management

If you are a sports fan and know that you want to spend your professional career being surrounded by athletics, then you are in the right place. At Thomas College you will be trained to integrate management skills and marketing concepts in the field of sports, to  become competitive in this industry.

You will create a sports-marketing campaign, an athletic webpage, and a media guide. You'll also take Sports Finance to teach you how to create a capital budget and plan feasibility, and think how to build athletic budgets. You will create a product and learn how to use the web to advertise it. You will be exposed to it all! 

To complete your degree at Thomas, you will take a Senior Seminar class where you will write a thesis. You will also have internship opportunities. whether you wish to intern with a professional team, ESPN, or a collegiate athletic program then look no further.


Thomas College's Sport Management Programs were recognized by the Commission of Sport Management Accreditation (COSMA) on October 27, 2012. This is an honor for Thomas College as only 11 colleges and universities have had their sport management programs accredited by COSMA.

The sport management program in the following degree is accredited by the COSMA:
- Bachelor of Science in Sport Management
- Bachelor of Science in Sport Marketing Management
- Bachelor of Arts in Sport Management/Master of Business Administration
- Masters of Business Administration/Human Resources/Bachelor of Science in Sport Management

About COSMA: COSMA is a specialized accrediting body that promotes and recognizes excellence in sport management education in colleges and universities at the baccalaureate and graduate levels. Institutions, students, employers, and the general public all benefit from the external verification of quality provided through COSMA’s accreditation process. They also benefit from the process of continuous quality improvement that is encouraged by COSMA’s developmental approach to promoting excellence in sport management education.

Dr. Don Cragen, Assistant Professor in the Business Department and Faculty Senate Chair stated, "The COSMA accreditation was an important step for the Sport Management program. It was a culmination of a concerted effort by many people to ensure that our students are graduating with the most current information and are well prepared for post graduate success. The accreditation places the Thomas College Sport Management curriculum as one of the strongest programs in Maine. Thomas is the first institution in the state and the only in New England to hold this accreditation. It speaks volumes to the ability of our students, current and past."

To learn more about COSMA please visit their website

For more information on the assessment of student learning outcomes, please contact the Academic Affairs office at Thomas at or 207-859-1362.

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