Sport Management (B.S.) - How to Apply

Prospective UConn Students

  • Sport Management is an upper-division major at UConn. Students with an interest in Sport Management need to apply to UConn as a pre-Sport Management major in the Academic Center for Exploratory Studies (ACES) program
  • After you have matriculated into UConn, students will be assigned an advisor through ACES. The ACES advisor will work with the student to follow the Semester Sequence to fulfill the prerequisite requirements for application into the Sport Management major
  • Students apply into the Sport Management major in the spring of their sophomore year (traditionally, the 4th semester at UConn)

Current UConn Students:

Successful applicants to Sport Management generally have completed the following:

  • Must have completed 54 credits by the end of the spring semester prior to their official admission to the program
  • Applied by the annual deadline of February 1st
  • 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 BOTH UConn AND to the Sport Management program by February 1st in order to be considered for the Sport Management program. Be sure you review all information regarding how to apply for transfer admissions to UConn by visiting  Undergraduate Admissions’ Website.

Sport Management (B.S.) - Application Checklist

  1. Assemble your application materials in electronic format:
    • Personal statement
    • A resume of not more than two pages
    • Three professional references (name, title, contact information)
  2. Complete the electronic application
  3. Please email the following materials, in one email to Dr. Laura Burton:
    • Unofficial transcripts of all non-UConn collegiate work completed to date (only for non-UConn students)1;
    • One letter of recommendation (from the three professional references listed above)

The Admissions Committee will only review completed applications received by February 1st

1These documents are required specifically for admission into the program