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Careers for Management/Sport Management MBA Program Graduates

Common job titles

  • Account coordinator
  • Advertising sales agent
  • General manager
  • Marketing research analyst
  • Public relations specialist
  • Training and development manager
  • Umpire and referee

Job outlook data

Sports managers held around 9,500 jobs in 2014, the last year for which data are available. Employment for sports managers is projected to grow 9 percent from 2014 to 2024.

In the United States, the sports industry makes more money each year than restaurants, educational institutions and many other industries, providing plenty of opportunities for managers, marketers, lawyers, agents and other professionals. Deals with multimillion-dollar sports stars may also result in lucrative bonuses and valuable professional relationships.

Where can I work with this major?

Employers of Business Administration: Management/Sports Management degree holders include:

  • Sports
  • Arts, entertainment and recreation
  • Colleges, universities and professional schools
  • High schools


» Get information about Adelphi’s Management/Sport Management MBA Degree Program

Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook HandbookOccupational Employment StatisticsAdvertising, Promotions, and Marketing ManagersMay 2016 National Industry-Specific Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates, Sports Management Degree Guide, Job Profile: Sports Marketing,, The Complete Guide to Careers in Sports Management.

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