Sports Management major Department of Business Administration

Sports Management major
Get integrated training in business administration and sports science
Japan is already gearing up for the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo, but the country has yet to secure a solid foundation in sports business and urgently needs to train professionals capable of both managing and producing athletics. Get in on the action with the education you need to become a leader in this fast-growing market. Make your mark on the world of sports.

What you’ll learn with a Sports Management major

  1. Learn management from faculty members once active in professional sports
    Get a practical education with courses that tap into the experience, knowledge, and connections of our faculty, one of whom is the former business division head of the J League team the Kawasaki Frontale.
  2. Give yourself an advantage by learning sports management in a university setting
    Few universities in Japan offer a sports management major. With the Tokyo Olympics already decided, aspiring athletics managers need to get started now if they want to take the lead in a maturing sports market.
  3. Having a career that supports professional soccer or baseball teams is really within your reach!
    Our graduates currently hold a wide range of positions, and are able to put their management skills to work in a variety of industries. Some of them even work for professional baseball teams, golf clubs, and more.

Put your knowledge to work

Get the knowledge and practical skills you need to manage sporting events or athletic teams—or be a part of making lifelong community sports initiatives a success.
Lifelong sports Lifelong sports have been making headlines as a way to support healthy lifestyles for entire communities—particularly as Japan faces an increasingly graying population.
Athletic facilities Whether it’s baseball, soccer, or handball, athletic facilities are becoming an increasingly critical part of making athletic events a viable business activity.