Why study Sport Administration at Georgia State University?
The Georgia State University Sport Administration program prides itself on excellence in both the classroom and in the sports industry.
If you think you want a career in sports, this is the program for you! We are located in the heart of downtown Atlanta near all of the Atlanta professional sports teams and many professional sport organizations.
Frequently Asked Questions
Some graduates from our program are employed with the Atlanta Braves, Atlanta Falcons, Atlanta Spirit, Atlantic Coast Conference, Auburn University, NASCAR, Philadelphia 76ers, San Diego Padres, Southeastern Conference, St. Louis Cardinals, University of Alabama, University of Minnesota-Twin Cities, University of Texas-Austin, USA Track & Field, and William and Mary, to name a few of the many organizations.
The Sport Administration program’s faculty are among the leading researchers in the field. All Sport Administration classes are taught by academic and industry experts with doctorate degrees. Dr. Brenda Pitts is the writer of many of the bestselling Sports Marketing textbooks. Dr. Beth Cianfrone is an established researcher and has been a published author numerous times on the subject of advertising in sports and sports video games. Dr. Tim Kellison has been published in several peer-reviewed journals and news outlets, with his research focused on the politics of sport facility financing, urban and regional planning and environmentally sustainable design.
Atlanta is the premier location for anyone interested in pursuing a career in sports, with many events being held just blocks from the Georgia State University campus. The wide scope of organizations in the area provides GSU students and graduates with numerous volunteer, internship, and job opportunities. Located less than 2 miles from the Mercedes-Benz Stadium, Philips Arena, the GSU Sport Administration program can offer many opportunities in the field of sports. Students are highly encouraged to get involved in the sports industry in Atlanta with this program.