Program Requirements


Grade level: 10, 11, 12

School: Kent

Program Length: Two years

Credit at Kent:

Level I:  CP English (1cr); IA Business Principles (1cr); IB Bus & Sports Foundation (1cr)

Level II: CP English (1cr); IIA Business & Sport Serv (1cr); IIB Human Resource & Personnel (cr)1; and optional Bus & Sports Mgt Capstone II (1cr)

Program Description


This exciting program focuses on the fast-paced world of business, sports management and marketing, human resource management, facilities and operations management, sales, and public relations. Students will acquire knowledge of business processes, economics and business relationships, finance, and accounting.   Students will learn how to manage a workforce, lead change and build professional relationships with employees and customers. Students will utilize technology, software, and virtual simulations to prepare for careers in the business and sport management fields.  Worksite and facility visits to professional, collegiate, and recreational sports and management will be integrated into the program.  All students are provided opportunities for leadership development through the Business Professionals of America national student organization. College credit is available through university partnerships. 

Program Overview


Areas of Concentration

  • Sports Management

  • Business Foundations

  • Management and Administration Principles

  • Fundamentals of Business and Administrative Services

  • Human Resource Management

  • Finance and Accounting

  • Marketing, Sales, and Public Relations

Professional Pathway

  • Front office positions in professional sports

  • Athletic director in college and high school

  • Team management

  • Event and recreational management

  • Sports marketing

  • Human resource manager

  • Franchising and ownership

Higher education opportunities

  • College credits available

  • Associate’s degree

  • Bachelor’s degree

Stories & Projects from Business and Sports Management


Marshall With Kenny Roda

Photos from Business and Sports Management