Thompson Rivers University

Sport Event and Management

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Program Information

School:Thompson Rivers University
Faculty:Faculty of Adventure, Culinary Arts and Tourism
Degree:Diploma
Field of Study:Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
Description:Gain the business skills and event management expertise required to organize and market sports events, recruit and motivate volunteers and find sponsors at the corporate, professional or amateur level, in the context of the importance of sporting events in Canadian culture.

Find employment organizing sport events at a corporate, amateur or professional level. Tourism associations and destination management organizations realize the potential for attracting sports events to their community, so opportunities exist for graduates with these types of organizations as well.

URL:Sport Event and Management at Thompson Rivers University
Length:2 Year(s)
Careers:Recreation and Sports ManagersCoaches

Admission Requirements

Prerequisites:*

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  •  Grade12 English 
  •  Grade11 Foundations for College Mathematics (MAP4C)  or  Grade11 Precalculus 

Applicants are required to have Grade 12 (or equivalent) or mature student status, English 12/English 12 First Peoples with a minimum of 73% (or equivalent), and Foundations of Math 11 or Pre-calculus 11 with a minimum C or Foundations of Math 12 with a minimum C or equivalent. Note: Students with Pre-calculus 12 or Foundations of Math 12 with a minimum C+ will be exempt from MATH 1100 and will need to make up the 3 credits with an elective of their choice. If students entering the program have little or no experience using computers, they are advised to take an introductory computer course that familiarizes them with Microsoft application software.

* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Modified on February 14, 2019