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Sport Management

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The Sport Management major at Misericordia University allows students to combine their love of sport with the skills necessary to become professionals in the field.
A business-oriented curriculum has been devised to produce graduates who will be successful in today's sports management environment as well as prepared for its future. The major allows students to fashion their studies to meet their professional and personal needs. Our curriculum prepares students for careers in this fast growing multi-billion dollar industry.

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Hands-On Experience

Personal Attention

Career Focused

Student Opportunities

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Learning Experiences

  • Guest Lectures by Industry Sport Managers
  • Involvement in the Business/Sport Management Club
  • A yearly Sport Management Roundtable panel that brings together our areas best known Sport Managers
  • Opportunities to volunteer in events such as Celebrity Golf Tournaments
  • Involvement in national and international Sport Management organizations/conferences
  • Trips to Sport Facilities/Events 




Employment Opportunities

  • Professional Sport Managers
  • Intercollegiate Sport Managers
  • Sport Marketers
  • Sport Arena Managers
  • Commercial Recreational Facility Directors
  • Graduate Studies

Other Student Opportunities


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Danielle Clifford

Danielle Clifford

I love being a sport management major at Misericordia. From the hands-on, discussion-based classes, to the outstanding support from faculty, Misericordia's Sport Management program has given me the education and experience I need to combine my passion for sport with a career.

Donald Conway

Donald Conway

Being a sport management major, I have had the opportunity to work behind the scenes in multiple different sporting events on campus and even had the opportunity to go on incredible, once in a lifetime experiences.

Dr. David Gargone, Program Director

David Gargone, Ed.D.

The Sport Management major at Misericordia University allows students to combine their love of sport with the skills necessary to become professionals in the field. We believe in the power of networking and hands-on experience, combined with a comprehensive business-oriented curriculum.

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MBA 5th Year Program

MBA 5th Year Program

Why wait to begin the MBA program when you can get started as an undergraduate student?
Who’s eligible?

Accounting majors
Business Administration majors
Health Care Management majors
Sport Management majors

Find out more by emailing Karen Cefalo at 

The BS/MBA 5-Year program is for eligible rising Misericordia University seniors within a business-related major or seeking a bachelor of science degree in a major which affords the ability to take all MBA pre-requisite courses and contains adequate free elective space. Accepted students will take up to 12 MBA credits* within their senior year to also serve as the fulfillment of required undergraduate free elective credits within their current program.

*Students pursuing the Accounting Specialization will take a maximum of 6 credits.

Student Testimonial

Antonio Whyte

The 4+1 program is a great opportunity to challenge yourself during the end of your undergraduate journey and get a third of your MBA completed at rates that save you money. 


David Gargone

For questions regarding the Sport Management major, contact Dr. David Gargone, Sport Management Program Director, at dgargone@misericordia.edu or 570-674-6337.

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