Careers in the sport industry are growing at an average annual rate of 10% according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Spectator sport-related jobs are increasing at a rate of 17% annually. Typical entry-level jobs require a bachelor’s degree and less than five years’ experience.

Why Study Sport Management?

If you are passionate about sports and have a desire to follow your competitive spirit to a career, then a Sports Management degree could be for you.

The average annual salary for business managers in sport ranges from $42,000 to $108,000, according to Occupational Employment Statistics. 

Career Paths

The sport industry offers an abundance of career opportunities in government, private and educational settings. They can include:
•    athletic coach
•    athletic development specialist
•    athletic director
•    business development coordinator
•    contract Administrator
•    contract negotiation manager
•    event coordinator
•    facilities manager
•    statistician
•    sports psychologist
•    sports agents
•    public relations manager

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