109 University Square
Erie, PA 16541
105 Commercial Center Drive
Ruskin, FL 33573
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Take your classroom learning into the real world at several local and regional sport organizations that are within walking or driving distance from Gannon’s campus. Combine your passion for sports with a rigorous business education that gives you the essential knowledge, skills and professional connections needed in this fast-moving industry. Earn a career in professional, collegiate or recreational sports management and marketing, sports communication, and more.
Gain real-world knowledge through key sport management and marketing courses including:
Principles of Sport Marketing: Learn fundamental theories and issues in sport marketing, grounded in traditional marketing principles that emphasize unique application to the sport industry.
Principles of Sport Management: Explore sport business topics and complete experiential learning projects with sport organizations.
Facilities and Event Management: Understand components of managing athletic facilities and events, combining theory and real-world application in organizing and maintaining an athletic facility and planning events.
Students will gain a high-quality education that enables success in the rigors of graduate school or a future profession. Through an array of program opportunities, you can:
Sport Management and Marketing
“The knowledge that I learned in the classroom gave me a solid foundation that I’ll need in sports … I would also (say) that Erie has a very good sports scene for someone trying to get into sports. If you work hard and make connections, you should be able to get an internship with one of three minor-league sports teams for the Erie Sports Commission.”
Phone: 814-871-7240Toll Free: 1-800-426-6668
Office Location:Gitnik Manse162 W. Sixth St.
Jason BeckerAdjunct Lecturer
Jinhee YooAssociate Professor