Professional Tennis Management Track

Fact Sheet
Curriculum

The UCF Rosen College of Hospitality Management’s Professional Tennis Management (PTM) program, was developed in collaboration with USTA-U, a division of the United States Tennis Association (USTA),  in order to develop the next generation of tennis management leaders.

UCF Rosen College Professional Tennis Management (PTM) students will become fully immersed in all offerings at the USTA National Campus, a state-of-the-art facility in the Lake Nona area of Orlando, Florida, a 30-minute drive from the college campus. The innovative USTA facility features more than 100 courts (a mix of hard and clay), houses the USTA’s Community Tennis and Player Development divisions, and is home to the UCF Men’s and Women’s Collegiate tennis teams.

The Rosen College Advantage

  • Comprehensive Hospitality Management curriculum that incorporates tennis operations, management, and leadership skills.
  • Hands-on internships with top tennis facilities, clubs, events, and association employers
  • More than 97 percent of students have full-time jobs upon graduation
  • Industry-related student organizations for connecting with peers and professionals
  • Many graduates rise to senior management in two to three years
  • A rapidly growing network of 9,500 alumni

Curriculum:

The Professional Tennis Management Track requires 15 credits from the following courses. This is an addition to the academic and internship requirements for the B.S. in Hospitality Management degree.

  • HFT 3357 Club Event Operations
  • HFT 3384 Club Enterprise Management
  • HFT 3512 Event Promotion
  • HFT 3519 Event Services
  • HFT 3670 Hospitality and Event Risk Management

Required Professional Internships:

All Rosen College student are required to complete three semesters of paid internships as part of the academic curriculum. Students in the Professional Tennis Management program will complete internships in the tennis industry. The internship experience allows students to gain resume-building work experience and networking within the tennis community.

Contact

For more information about UCF Rosen College’s Professional Tennis Management program, please contact:

Dr. Jill Fjelstul, Director of UCF Professional Tennis Management
407.903.8096
Jill.Fjelstul@ucf.edu

Mr. Marc Gelina, Associate Director of UCF Professional Tennis Management
407.903.8213
Marc.Gelina@ucf.edu

For admission questions to UCF Rosen College of Hospitality Management, please contact rosenadmission@ucf.edu