Mount St. Joseph University

Careers in Sport Management

By: Dan Yost

File Under: school of business, sport management

The Department of Sport Management prepares undergraduate students for a variety of positions within the sports industry.  Sport management professionals typically work in one of three main industry sections: professional sports, amateur sports or sport agencies. 

Your degree can lead to a career with a sports team or league, college athletic program, national/international amateur sport organization, or a firm specializing in sport marketing, sport sponsorship, athlete representation, or event management.  There are a vast number of job opportunities within the field of sport management.  Competition is intense.  The majority of these opportunities will require prior sport-related experience.

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