What can I do with this degree?
University Athletics Administration
Sport associations (e.g., NBA, PGA, NCAA)
Local sport and tourism corporations
Colleges and universities
Major in sport management or sport administration.
Earn a master's degree for increased opportunities.
Develop outstanding communication skills, written
Take courses in marketing, public relations, and
Pursue a degree in law to aid in negotiating contracts.
Obtain accounting or business skills and experience.
Gain experience with public speaking and sales.
Volunteer to do publicity for campus organizations or
local nonprofit groups.
Volunteer to coordinate athletic programs and events
such as marathons, golf tournaments, or special
olympics for campus organizations or local non-
Write articles or columns for campus or local news-
Join sport-oriented associations and organizations.
Obtain an internship or part-time job with a team or
other athletic organization.
Work with minor league or local teams as a way to
enter the field and gain experience.
Be willing to work in any capacity to get started.
Sporting goods manufacturers
Sporting goods stores
Exercise equipment manufacturers
Major in business, marketing, sport management, or
Obtain a part-time job or internship in the area of
wholesaling or retailing.
Develop excellent communication skills.
Build relationships with coaches, athletic directors,
and college equiptment/uniform representatives.
Volunteer as a team equiptment manager.
ATHLETICS AND SPORT
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