Sport Management

Sport Management

Sport Management (2016-2017)

How to Apply

Program Code



Program Length

Six semesters, beginning in September

Sport Management

Contact Information

Eddie Yu
416.675.6622, ext. 5281


The 2016/2017 fee for two semesters is
– domestic $4,077.78
– international $14,200.
Amounts listed are the total of tuition, lab and material fees, student service and auxiliary fees for the first two semesters of the 2016/2017 academic year. Fees are subject to change.

$450 – textbooks; nominal fees for specific industry certifications. nominal fees for specific industry certifications.


Start DatesAvailability
2016 SeptemberClosed

Admission Requirements

To be eligible for admission, you must possess the following:
• Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent including these required courses:
– Grade 12 English (ENG4C or ENG4U or equivalent)
– Three Grade 11 or Grade 12 C, M or U courses in addition to those listed above
• Mature student status
• College or university transfer status

All applicants whose first language is not English must meet Humber’s English Language Proficiency Policy.

Selection: Admission selection is based on the academic criteria indicated.

Meeting minimum eligibility requirements does not guarantee admission.

Our Program

Humber’s Sport Management advanced diploma program prepares you to manage the business of sport.

You will develop a thorough knowledge of the structure and functionality of the Canadian sports industry, including specific responsibilities and governance structure of organizations, rules and regulations governing sports, coaching standards, tournament hosting and scheduling, and sport sponsorship development. You will also learn the practical, organizational, business, human resources and administrative skills needed to pursue a career in the industry.

Courses are designed with industry collaboration, ensuring the program is current and relevant. You will learn from full-time professors and managers and directors of sport organizations. Classes are diverse and include guest speakers from organizations such as Maple Leafs Sports & Entertainment, Tennis Canada, and the Ontario Sport Alliance. The program also includes field trips and practical training.

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Your Career

PricewaterhouseCoopers predicts that global sports market revenues will rise at an annual growth rate of 3.7 per cent from $121 billion in 2010 to $145 billion in 2015. Humber Sport Management graduates can earn positions with a variety of sport institutions such as amateur or professional sports teams and organizations, community sport and recreation agencies, sport governing bodies, sport event management organizations, intercollegiate athletics, private facilities, and within the sporting goods industry.

Potential jobs include:
– sport event and marketing co-ordinator
– sponsorship co-ordinator
– executive director or program manager
– co-ordinator coaching development
– ticket sales controller/supervisor
– account executive
– co-ordinator fan experience
– facility, campus recreation or varsity manager.

Professional Accreditation, Endorsement and Recognition

Qualified students have the opportunity to earn certification in Parks and Recreation Ontario’s HIGH FIVE Sport Program, National Coaching Certification Program (NCCP) Multi-sport Competition Introduction module(s), and Automated External Defibrillator (AED) training.

Study Abroad

Qualified students in this program are eligible to undertake one of the short duration experiential learning opportunities with IMG Sport Academy in Florida. This study abroad opportunity is available to students annually in May and is approximately 7-10 days in length.

Our Industry Partnerships

Humber’s School of Hospitality, Recreation & Tourism has a number of partners, which provide placements for students, employ graduates, fund student awards and scholarships, and give lectures. Important partners of the Sport Management program include Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment, Ontario Sport Alliance, Ontario College Athletic Association, Tennis Canada, Ontario Minor Hockey Association, City of Brampton Parks and Recreation, Ontario Soccer Association, Toronto Rock Lacrosse, and Toronto Sports Council.

Work Placement

Humber’s Sport Management diploma program includes two work placements in semesters five and six. We partner with the Toronto Sports Council in the development and delivery of its internship program. Placements occur across industry sectors, including professional sports associations, community and amateur sports bodies, and private sector sports organizations. These placements provide valuable experience and industry contacts.

Your Future Study Options

Qualified graduates of this program may be eligible to apply their academic credits toward further study at many postsecondary institutions. Visit Transfer Options for detailed information.