The Sport Analytics specialization in the Eberhardt School of Business is one of the few of its kind in the nation. Learn how data is changing the landscape of sports in a growing $300 billion industry. Graduates will be well prepared to succeed in a variety of high-demand sports industry careers through this interdisciplinary program, which will cover individual and team performance analytics, sports management, contract negotiations and more.
The Student Advantage
Students will have access to cutting-edge sports analytics technologies through the university’s partnership with SportsMEDIA Technology. SMT will install tracking hardware, software and a camera array at Klein Family Field, Pacific’s baseball venue, to measure pitches, batted balls and fielding. Students will combine rigorous courses in business, mathematics and computer science to learn how to apply analytical skills to measure and predict athlete and team performance.
In addition to internships with professional teams, students will enroll in a practicum and will be assigned to one of the university’s Division I teams to work on real-time data collection and analysis, preparing you to succeed in this dynamic business environment. Pacific plays the majority of its 17 sports in the West Coast Conference.
Students in the sports analytics specialization benefit from close working relationships with dedicated and passionate professors. Our distinguished faculty members are firmly engaged in the sports industry and provide students with exceptional opportunities for hands-on learning and access to internships.
The Eberhardt School of Business offers challenging coursework and learning that emphasizes the skills employers value most: teamwork, communication skills, problem-solving and ethics. The sports analytics specialization goes beyond the curriculum to apply business principles to the unique demands of the sports industry.
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