Undergraduate – How to Apply

Undergraduate Sport Management Program

How To Apply

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Check the Sport Management undergraduate program overview for details first!

Current UConn students:

Successful applicants to Sport Management generally have completed the following:

  • Earned sufficient credits to be eligible for considerationScreen Shot 2014-07-28 at 12.38.25 PM
  • Applied by the annual deadline of February 1;
  • Accumulated quality experience related to the sport industry;
  • Completed a well-written personal statement discussing why you are interested in pursuing a degree in Sport Management. Be sure to include information regarding your current experiences in the field of Sport Management and your future aspirations for a career in this field;
  • Submitted one letter of recommendation from a professional (professional in sport management, faculty member, or supervisor). This individual must be able to address his/her perceptions regarding your ability to be successful in the Sport Management program;
  • Earned the most competitive grade point averages.

Transfer students must apply to the Sport Management Department by February 1 to be considered for the Sport Management program, in addition to complying with university transfer procedures. For more information on university transfer procedures, please click here.


To apply:

  1. Assemble your application materials in electronic format:
    • Personal statement;
    • A resume of not more than two pages;
    • A list of three professional references (name, title, contact information).
  2. Complete the electronic application
  3. Mail the following materials, in one completed packet, to the Neag School of Education:
    • Unofficial transcripts of all non-UConn collegiate work completed to date (only for non-UConn students)1;
    • Applicants to Sport Management must submit one letter of recommendation (one from the list of three professional references listed above).

Attn: Dr. Laura J. Burton
Associate Professor, Sport Management
Dept. of Educational Leadership
249 Glenbrook Road Unit 3093
University of Connecticut
Storrs, CT  06269-3093

1These documents are required specifically for admission into the program.

The Admissions Committee will review only completed applications and support materials received by the deadline.

For program guidelines, admissions information session dates and other advising resources, go to the Advising Center.