Dr. Scott Bull

Title: Assistant Professor of Business Admin
Dept.: Business Administration
Office: Krumm Center 21

Scott joined Grand View after 20 years working in professional sports, including 16 years with the NFL’s Arizona Cardinals, in Tempe, Arizona. He began his career in Minor League Baseball and hockey. He earned his doctorate in Sport Management and Leadership while continuing his full-time duties with the Cardinals so that he would later have the opportunity to work with students interested in a career in sports, and share with them some practical insight into the business of sports. Scott teaches graduate and undergraduate Sport Management courses and enjoys sharing his professional experiences with students in the classroom to help them understand applications of course content.

Educational Background

  • Ed. D., Northcentral University Specialization: Sport Management and Leadership Dissertation: Sport Management Internships: A Multiple Case Study of Practitioner Perceptions of Communication
  • M.A. Ed., University of Phoenix Concentration: Elementary Education Coursework completed through traditional on-campus program in Phoenix, Arizona
  • B.S., Palm Beach Atlantic University Major: Business Management 

GV Start Date

  • July 2015

Areas of Expertise

  • Internships and Cooperative Education
  • Sport Event Management
  • Ticket Sales and Operations
  • Sport Marketing 

Research & Accomplishments

Scott has presented research at the North American Society for Sport Management (NASSM) annual conference. His research interests cover a variety of sport-related issues, including internship communication and outcomes, diversity and inclusion in sport, and brand-related outcomes of corporate social responsibility and marketing initiatives.

Questions & Answers

What makes Grand View unique among other universities?
Grand View is committed to a student-centered approach to liberal arts, that is reflected in the way faculty and staff engage with students. Grand View's location in Des Moines offers an outstanding sport environment which boasts minor league franchises in all major sports, college athletics, community and recreational sport opportunities, and a host of other sport organizations, events, and competitions.
What is your favorite part about working at Grand View?
Working with our students, faculty, and staff. Grand View is full of bright, caring, and helpful people who make the campus a true community.
Scott Bull