Department of Sports Management was established in 2007 and it started to give education in 2009-2010. Sports management curriculum includes an intensive educational program in Sports Science. The Program aims to create opportunities for students to take an active role in any organization in the sports industry. Besides of theoretical lectures, specific education is given on specific sports branches, which are selected by students. In the Department of Sports management, the managers of our country who are needed in the sports field are trained. The graduates can work in the central and provincial organization of the General Directorate of Youth and Sports in the service and training units, touristic hotels, motels and facilities, sports federations, sports clubs at different levels as managers, private sports halls organizations and businesses in our social life, and they will be able to serve as a professional sports managers in the organization and implementation of the sporting activities of any unit and in the private and public institutions and as the relevant staff of local administrations, employing more than five hundred workers and civil servants in the organization and implementation of activities. While the department educates the sports managers who will perform these tasks, the program includes numerous subjects such as law, business, management and organization, communication and marketing. The graduates holding Bachelor’s Degree can apply to Master’s Degree programs at the national level and /or international level both in the same and in related disciplines. Physical Education and Sport School`s facilities in the Campus of Ondokuz Mayıs University are used as fitness center, olympic indoor swimming pool, outdoor swimming pool, sports halls, football fields, tennis courts, Olympic athletics field and indoor athletics and artistic gymnastics halls.