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Vision & Goals

The Sport Management Department at Fredonia provides students with a rigorous academic foundation coupled with a hands-on approach to learning through internships and service learning opportunities. The small and diverse faculty is accessible and dedicated to a student centered approach to education facilitating each student’s individual career plan.  Graduates of the Fredonia Sport Management Department have a high acceptance rate for graduate school and obtain jobs in sport administration positions at the local, regional and national levels.

In five years, the Department of Sport Management will be

  • a thriving department with more qualified faculty and attracting more students from all over New York state;
  • a viable competitor with the top Sport Management programs in SUNY and the private colleges and universities in Western New  York
  • be better positioned to seek Commission on Sport Management Accreditation (COSMA)


Goals & Strategies

Goal 1:

  • Provide an outstanding educational experience and environment for our students and faculty

Goal 2:

  • Increase awareness of the Department to both internal (students, faculty, staff) and external audiences (alumni, parents, employers, potential students, graduate programs, etc.)

Goal 3:

  • Recruit, retain, and graduate quality students

Goal 4:

  • Seek and earn COSMA accreditation for Sport Management

Goal 5:

  • Provide leadership opportunities for students, faculty and staff within the Department

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