Turn Your Passion for Sports into a Rewarding Career
Careers in sports management are unlimited and will encompass a wide variety of interests, passions and career goals. The discipline is broken into three segments:
Sport Support Organizations
This program will prepare students in a unique way for a career in the rapidly changing arena of sport.
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), employment of entertainment and sports occupations is projected to grow 5 percent from 2018 to 2028, faster than the average for all occupations. Strong demand from the public for entertainment, as well as the increasing popularity of sports, will contribute to job growth for the entertainment and sports occupations. The median annual wage for entertainment and sports occupations was $42,940 in May 2018, which was higher than the median annual wage for all occupations.
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