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Minor in Risk Management in Sport

Why Earn Your Risk Management in Sport Minor at Saint Leo University?

Thousands of fans pack into stadiums to watch their favorite sports teams compete—but with high attendance comes high risk.

The Risk Management in Sport minor is designed for students entering facility or event management. Learn about the comprehensive planning and safety measures needed to secure venues and events for individuals, sport organizations, and law enforcement agencies.

The minor in risk management in sport is useful for students entering any aspect of sport business, but is especially helpful for those entering facility or event management. It involves an in-depth look at comprehensive planning for safety of venues and events for individuals, sport organizations, and law enforcement agencies.

Learning Experience:
Campus
Est. Time to Complete:
4 years
Credit Hours:
18 hours

Undergraduate Risk Management in Sport Program Details

Saint Leo also offers a Marketing & Sales in Sport minor, as well as a B.A. Sport Business.

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  • What are the on-campus facilities like?

    Students who pursue their degrees at Saint Leo’s main campus near sunny Tampa Bay, Florida, join a community of enthusiastic learners just like them.

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  • What are the benefits of earning your risk management in sport degree online?

    Saint Leo University’s online learning experience provides a well-rounded education with the flexibility to tailor your course of study to meet your individual needs. We know our students have lives outside school, and we seek to meet them where they are. Online students can count on receiving excellent academics as well as opportunities for hands-on learning.

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  • Taking online classes has afforded me the opportunity to learn while maintaining a job. They give me some flexibility to study at times that work more cohesively with my schedule and allow me to utilize resources such as the library 24 hours a day.

    Bentley Streat | Hayes, VA

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Are education centers near you offering risk management in sport degree programs?

You may also choose to pursue your degree through one of our education centers, which merge a traditional in-person education with the flexibility to match your lifestyle. Education centers offer eight-week academic terms as well as evening and weekend classes.

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Career Outlook

No matter which learning experience you choose, you will receive plenty of professional development opportunities, industry knowledge from expert professors, and support from the Saint Leo community. All this together means that you will be ready for a successful career or continued studies upon graduation.

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  • How will you gain real experience?

    Internships

    Students have interned with organizations including the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, New York Yankees, Boston Red Sox, Madison Square Garden, International Softball Federation, numerous minor leagues baseball clubs, professional golf tournaments, and FC Bayern Munich in Germany.

Co-curricular activities

Participate in the Sport Business Association.

Conferences

Network with industry professionals, attend Saint Leo's annual International Business Conference, and participate in a national case study competition at the Sport Marketing Association Conference.

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    From associate to doctoral offerings, our accredited degree programs infuse student-centered teaching, future-paced research, entrepreneurial leadership, and professional networking opportunities. Students publish papers in esteemed academic journals, present original research at national conferences, and travel around the world to learn about the complexities of overseas markets. Faculty bring decades of practical experience to the coursework, ensuring students are on the cutting edge of their desired field to achieve career success.

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