UAF School of Management is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business.
Program Description

Alaska knows sport and recreation. Whether you’re physically in the state or not, you can now earn a top-notch degree to prepare you for a career in the business side of sport, recreation and/or tourism.

This unique sport and recreation business program emphasizes critical business areas including accounting, marketing, management, economics and finance applied to the sport, recreation and tourism industries. The combination of business, leadership and hands-on education will prepare you to make an immediate impact within an organization.

This is intended to be a four-year program. Fees below are based on full-time status.

Courses (120 Credits)

Major Requirements

  • Principles of Financial Accounting
  • Introductory Human Resources Management
  • Principles of Marketing
  • Sport Leadership
  • Sport Marketing
  • Sport Sales
  • Legal Aspects of Sport and Recreation Management

Concentrations (choose one)

  • Sport Management
  • Recreation Management

More degree requirements.

Cost Breakdown
Tuition Fees Other Expenses
$212/credit $5/credit Technology Fee $50 Application Fee*
$256/credit $6/credit UA Facilities Fee $50 Graduation Fee
$8-10/credit Network Charge
$25/credit eLearning & Distance Education Fee
$51/credit School of Management fee for 300- and 400-level courses


Estimated Cost of Program Based on Current Rates: $36,179

Actual cost will vary depending on what electives you choose.

For more about UAF costs, visit our Registration Guide.

*The first 100 students to use code UAFBSRB2018 when paying will get the $50 application fee waived.

Career Paths

Recreation Management Concentration

Industry Segments
Outdoor Sports
Outdoor Education
Outdoor Tourism
Sample Career Paths
Recreation Management
Recreation Programming
Hunting/Shooting Operational Managers
Guiding Management
Hospitality Management
Destination Marketing

Sport Management Concentration

Industry Segments
College Athletics
Professional Sport
Amateur and Youth Sport
Sporting Goods and Apparel
Sport Marketing Firms
Sport-Governing Bodies
Sample Career Paths
Event Management
Facility Management
Sport Sales
Coaching or Scouting
Sport Marketing
Sport Communication
Admissions Requirements

No special admissions requirements. General UAF requirements for a bachelor’s degree can be found here.

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