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Sport Analytics B.S.

Explore data’s powerful role in understanding and prioritizing information to maintain a competitive advantage in the sport industry.
Sport analytics students work in a classroom together.
Sport analytics students work in a classroom together.

About this Program

  • Learn the principles of research methodology, sport economics, database management, finance, computer mathematics, statistics and economics.
  • Engage in research and field experiences that help you explore and understand the sport industry.
  • Intern at leading sport management and analytics firms.
  • Network and learn from presidents, founders, CEOs and other top-level sport industry executives at college events.
  • Put your coursework to work as a member of the Baseball Statistics and Sabermetrics Club or one of our many sport-focused student organizations.
  • Students have the opportunity to join the Sport Analytics Living Learning Community or the Sport Management Living Learning Community.

Program Information

Degree Type






College or School

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David B. Falk College of Sport and Human Dynamics

Falk College academic degree programs focus on holistic health and wellbeing, human performance, and sport business enterprise. The college’s signature emphasis on experiential learning supports student success through intentional internship requirements, faculty-mentored research projects, immersion travel, and global study abroad. At every stage of their education, Falk College students engage in meaningful work to advance their disciplines and careers.
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Core coursework covers statistics, sport management and economics. Sample courses include:

  • Sport Data Analysis
  • Sport Economics
  • Price Theory in Sports
  • Database and Programming
  • Web Scraping

The sport analytics degree also includes a mandatory foreign language requirement to prepare students for the global sport industry. Students finish their degree requirements by writing a senior thesis.

Extracurricular Opportunities

Senior Thesis

Senior Thesis

The Senior Thesis is a two-semester research project in the sport of your choice that gives you hands-on experience in the sport industry before graduating.

  • Choose to focus on athletes, teams, businesses or a combination as it relates to the sports industry.
  • Conduct background research, gather data, create models, run statistical relationships, visualize the relationships, and explain the results across a variety of formats.
  • Work one-on-one with a professor in the program to perform analytical research and analysis.
Study Abroad

Study Abroad

Broaden your perspective and enhance your resume with a study abroad experience during your college years. Consistently ranked among the top 25 international education providers in the U.S.,  Syracuse Abroad has more than 100 programs in 60 countries. Sport analytics students may go abroad to Florence, Italy; London, England; and Strasbourg, France, among others.

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