St. Francis College is pleased to announce Dr. Miguel Martinez-Saenz as the 19th President in the College's 160 year history.
Get In the Game with a Minor in Sports Management
There's more to athletics than the people playing the sport... a lot more. Sports Management is a vital part of any athletic activity and St. Francis College can help you get on the sidelines.
Find the sports career of your dreams.In this global, multi-billion dollar business, sports organizations need creative, knowledgeable, and savvy professionals to succeed. Students in the Sports Management minor are equipped with the supervision, finance, media relations, sales, and promotion skills that today’s sports organizations need.
With more professional teams than any other market in the world, New York City offers unparalleled opportunity to gain an internship and hands-on experience.
Students in the program also pursue careers as sports agents, sports writers, fitness directors, strength and fitness coaches, sports photographers, facility and business, managers, and publicists, as well as sports-related opportunities in television, newspapers, and radio.
Today’s sports organization are high stakes businesses requiring creative, knowledgeable, and savvy professionals. Sports management is a burgeoning field both nationally and globally. St. Francis College is located in Brooklyn, New York, the epicenter of this expanding area. Numerous major league sports teams, corporations and sporting goods companies provide you with countless opportunities you couldn't find anywhere else. In addition there are several sports-related opportunities in television, newspapers, and radio. The St. Francis Sports Management Program provides the skills necessary for any number of career choices including work as a:
- sports agent,
- fitness director,
- strength and fitness coach, and
- sports photographer.
In addition students learn a skill set to enhance their expertise and knowledge in supervision, finance, media relations, and sales promotion.
Every year Forbes offers prospective college students and their parents a way to find the best colleges for their money, and every year St. Francis College is offered as one of the choices. With the release of the 2017 rankings, St. Francis has now been ranked one of America's Top Colleges all 10 years that Forbes has published the list.
In a stellar show of appreciation for Brendan J. Dugan '68, the deceased former President of St. Francis College, friends of the College donated $375,000 at the first Brendan J. Dugan '68 Memorial Meadow Brook Club Golf Outing, on June 20.
It was the perfect day for an outdoor graduation at Brooklyn Bridge Park, as almost 400 St. Francis College students and thousands of friends and family celebrated the College's Spring 2017 Commencement, Wednesday, May 24.
The rain washed out a night of New York Mets baseball April 25, but there was no stopping Dr. John Sexton from delivering his talk, Baseball as a Road to God, at a special St. Francis College presentation at Citi Field, hosted by Mets Owner Fred Wilpon.