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Tuition & Financial Assistance
Be a professional who manages growth opportunities and decision-making in sports business
Sports are more than just a game. The global sports business industry is a rapidly evolving area of work. And this booming field needs professionals who can manage growth opportunities and cultivate innovative, data-driven strategies to advance the industry.
You will gain the skills to develop marketing strategies in sport, critically evaluate strategic implications of sponsorship, interpret financial practices, and apply analytics to improve sports business decision-making.
The sports business option provides students with an understanding of the fundamentals of the business of sport, including sports finance, marketing, analytics and sponsorship. The program builds on core business knowledge acquired in business and design programs, and prepares students for careers in sports-related organizations.
The sports business option is available to business and design majors pursuing business administration, business analytics, design and innovation management, apparel design, interior design or merchandising management.
Sydney, Australia: University of Technology Sydney
Vienna, Austria: Vienna University of Economics & Business
Santiago, Chile: Universidad de Chile, Facultad Economia y Negocios
Design Management Club
Sports Business Club
Joe D Lewis Scholarship
Foodguys Values Business Scholarship
Helen Mae Cropsey Memorial Scholarship
Glenn L Jackson Memorial Scholarship
Market Research Analyst
Colleen Bee, associate professor of marketing and head of the School of Marketing, Analytics, and Design, is renowned for her sports business expertise and can mentor you on research related to sports marketing, consumer behavior and social influence.
Bee’s research has been followed by Forbes, The Wall Street Journal, U.S. News & World Report and the Huffington Post. Her expertise in sports marketing was recently called upon by state and university policymakers to prepare for changes that would allow Oregon State University's student-athletes to begin to profit from their names, images and likenesses (NIL) as that law hit the books in the state of Oregon.
A success plan for life
Professional, personal and leadership skills form the backbone of successful careers. Blueprint, our award-winning series of classes, is focused on professional and leadership development and financial literacy. With Blueprint, you’re on track to graduate on time, with the skills and network to choose your career, and the savvy to make the big decisions at the right time.
We're not just business; we're family
Our first-year students live in one of our business-themed residence halls. This learning-focused, student-first, open-door culture makes the big Oregon State campus feel like the supportive place it is – and feel a lot smaller and easier to navigate than you might think.
We’re the only college at OSU that has a dedicated Career Success Center for our students. We help you find an internship, write a resume and find a job.
Ranked and accredited
Oregon State is ranked in the top five for online education with U.S. News & World Report. The College of Business overall, as well as our accounting program, is accredited by AACSB International – the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. AACSB International is the premier accrediting agency for degree programs in business and accounting.