Sport Management and Leadership

Why Sport Management and Leadership at the University of Windsor?

The University of Windsor offers both undergraduate and graduate degrees in Sport Management & Leadership from faculty who are respected in the industry. We offers DIRECT ENTRY into our undergraduate BHK - Sport Management and Leadership degree. Our graduate program (masters and PhD) in Sport Management are ranked number 1 in Canada and we have created strong relationships with highly rated sport organizations, such as Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment (MLSE) and the Ottawa Senators.
Our well-rounded faculty and staff are highly educated, active researchers. They will work closely with individual students to guide them towards a career in the industry that best suits their interests and goals. We have smaller class sizes which allow for personal attention and stronger relationships to be built between our faculty and students.  

Join our co-op program or enroll for an undergraduate/graduate internship to gain hands on experience working in the field of sport. We have alumni that are currently working for sport specific organizations, such as the ones mentioned above, in Canada the United States of America and around the world.
The opportunities within our Human Kinetics program are endless! We want you to enjoy your time at UWindsor and become involved on campus. Whether that means joining one of our many clubs, such as Kin One and HK Student Society, or joining the UWindsor Kinesiology team to compete at the nationwide Kinesiology Games competition that occurs annually, there are so many ways to get involved.

What are some great things about this program?

  • Strong/expansive industry connections and/or alumni network (alumni working in all sectors of sport and recreation)
  • Direct entry into sport management from high school
  • Comprehensive/breadth of curriculum (focus on management, business, operations and the broader sociocultural context of sport) – leads to socially-minded graduates
  • Knowledgeable faculty members (research and teaching excellence)
  • Student-faculty ratio
  • Internship, undergraduate research opportunities

What are the requirements?

For all students entering the program, a minimum grade of 70% in ENG4U and a 4U Math is required. In addition a minimum average of 70% is required in the best six of 4U classes. Co-op available; apply during Year 1.

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