Sport Management is an undergraduate major at Rice University and is much like a business administration degree. After covering the basic business concepts, we relate those concepts and explain their relevancy in the sport industry. These topics include finance, marketing, leadership, management, law, revenue generation, ethics, and public relations.


Summer Roberson ’17 Shines at ESPN UK

Summer Roberson ’17 Shines at ESPN UK

Summer Roberson ’17 is one of three Sport Management majors currently immersing themselves in UK culture and internships. Roberson’s work experience is based at ESPN UK in London as a marketing research and analytics intern.

Rice Sport Management Students Participate in Final Four Social Media Hub

Rice Sport Management Students Participate in Final Four Social Media Hub

As co-hosts of this year’s NCAA Men’s Final Four, Rice University was able to send volunteers to the Final Four Social Media Hub where they created content, engaged with fans, and handled the Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram accounts of the Final Four. The students came from the Sports Marketing (SMGT 362) and Sports Public Relations (SMGT 466) classes, and were tested to use the information they learned during the semester on a national platform that millions of people would see.

Jarvis Sam ’13 Finds His Niche at Snapchat

Jarvis Sam ’13 Finds His Niche at Snapchat

In December 2015 Snapchat hired recent graduate Jarvis Sam ’13 as a technical recruiter to handle and launch special projects related to candidate engagement for technical talent among other responsibilities.

Becca Koval ‘15 is Hired by NCAA Final Four

Becca Koval ‘15 is Hired by NCAA Final Four

Rice University Sport Management alumna Rebecca Koval ’15 accepted a position as Project Coordinator for the NCAA Men’s Basketball Final Four Local Organizing Committee in Houston, Texas.