The University of West Georgia Sport Management program (SPMG) is designed to serve society by developing responsible leaders for the world of sport business. The program includes:
Action-oriented curriculum in which the students learn by practicing and performing the tasks they will be expected to do in their professional positions.
Student-centered teaching that is the product of the faculty's commitment to the holistic development of students.
Market-driven instruction that is cutting-edge and ensures that the knowledge bases, skills, and competencies in the curriculum are those that are demanded by industry employers.
Mutually beneficial partnerships with sport properties that are developed to further solidify the bond between industry and the university.
The Sport Management program is an academically rigorous program geared to develop leaders for today's sport industry. Graduates of the program are prepared to compete for entry-level managerial positions in intercollegiate athletics, professional sport organizations, governing agencies, golf course administration, health and fitness, and sport marketing firms among others. The faculty is committed to the advancement of knowledge and practice in the sport industry through the creation and delivery of relevant educational programs, conducting and disseminating research, and working collaboratively with industry organizations.