Sport and recreation are big business these days. By combining your interest in sports with a solid understanding of business, you will be well positioned for an exciting career in this multi-billion dollar industry. The four-year Sport and Recreation stream of the Bachelor of Applied Business and Entrepreneurship program offers a combination of theory and real world experience through practica. What this means is you can get a jump on a business career in professional sport, community recreation and personal fitness.
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The expertise you can gain in this program includes:
Graduates will be prepared for employment or self-employment in the sport and recreation sector. You may work with professional or amateur sports organizations, private or nonprofit fitness centres, recreation facilities, or sporting goods manufacturers.
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Double the expertise
Students earning a Bachelor of Applied Business and Entrepreneurship — Sport and Recreation degree benefit from taking courses within both the Bissett School of Business and the Department of Physical Education and Recreation Studies. This gives you the sports savvy from the Department of Physical Education and Recreation Studies, and the business skills and aptitudes from the Bissett School of Business.