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Sports Management

100%
OF INCOMING STUDENTS
Receive scholarships or grants
14:1
RATIO
Of students to faculty
97%
Job placement
Within 9 months after graduation

Designed for people with a passion for athletics

Be prepared to lead in a competitive and dynamic business environment.

Our sports management track goes beyond basic classroom learning. It unites real-world experience with a strong curriculum to create tomorrow’s outstanding leaders. 

Designed for people with a passion for athletics, this track will prepare you to manage, market, finance, and plan for local, regional, and national teams or sports organizations.

Mount Mercy has countless opportunities and programs like this that encourage students to step out of their comfort zones—both in and out of the classroom.

Local opportunities

Experience sets you up for success.

With four minor league teams in Cedar Rapids, internship opportunities are available in a variety of sports, including soccer, hockey, baseball, and arena football. Often, our student-athletes take on a leadership role in the community, mentoring and coaching middle- and high-school-aged students.

Interested in research? Students in business-related majors are encouraged to undertake faculty-guided research, allowing them to gain in-depth knowledge and professional experience even before graduation.

What are the next steps?

Mount Mercy offers competitive tuition and generous scholarships.

We also encourage all students to apply for federal, state, and other kinds of financial assistance.

Learn more about:

We make it easy by accepting applications year-round! No deadline, no fee, no pressure.

  1. Create your application
  2. Apply under standard admissions criteria or go "test optional"
  3. Request official transcripts from all institutions previously attended. Mail to:

* Mount Mercy University Admissions
  1330 Elmhurst Drive NE
  Cedar Rapids, Iowa 52402

* If you are applying for an accelerated program, please mail to "Accelerated Programs"

For more detailed instructions on how to apply, see our Admissions page.

Careers in sports management

Our sports management program prepares you to succeed in a variety of interesting
career fields including:

  • Event Management
  • Sports Marketing
  • Community Relations
  • Sports Economics
  • Facility Management
  • Sports Information
  • Sport Finance