Sports Management Summer Program

Titletown to Sneaker Town: An Inside Look at Boston’s Sports Industry

July 8 - 25, 2024

Join us at our downtown Boston campus and discover the exciting arena of sports management—all while learning about the college experience. During this three-week immersive program, you and your fellow rising high school juniors and seniors will learn about the professional teams that power our city’s sports world, the many organizations working in this field, and the amazing career paths you can pursue. You'll also earn three credits toward your future undergraduate education at Suffolk.

This credit-bearing program is offered at no cost to participating students. Lunch will be provided daily, and students will receive a local subway/bus pass to cover your commute to and from campus and field trips (commuter rail passes and/or parking costs are not included).

Please note: this is not an overnight/residential program and is meant for students from the metro-Boston area (housing is not provided). In addition, it will take place in-person and will not be offered virtually.

Potential field trips Include:

  • Boston Bruins/Delaware North
  • Boston Celtics/CLTX Gaming
  • Boston Red Sox/Fenway Sports Group/Take the Lead
  • Boston Sports Museum
  • Concussion Legacy Foundation
  • Converse
  • New Balance
  • The Sports Innovation Lab
  • Whoop

Program Schedule

Week 1
Monday - Thursday, July 8 - 11, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Friday, July 12, 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Week 2
Monday - Thursday, July 15 - 18, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Friday, July 19, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Week 3
Monday - Wednesday, July 22 - 24, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Thursday, July 25, 2024, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Sample Daily Schedule

Time Events
9 - 10 a.m. Lecture/Discussion
Sneaker culture and marketing to consumers
10 - 11 a.m. Guest Speaker
Chris Davis, New Balance CMO
11 a.m. - 12 p.m. In-class Activity
New Shoes Marketing Simulation - AI Generated Sneaker Design
12 - 1 p.m. Working Lunch
Admission Workshop

Applications for the Summer of 2024 Are Now Closed

Applications for the summer sports management program are now closed. If you are interested in next year, for the summer of 2025, applications generally open in January.