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Careers for Sport Management MS Program Graduates

Common job titles

  • Advertising sales agent
  • Athletic trainer
  • Coach and scout
  • Financial manager
  • Market research analyst
  • Program director
  • Public relations and fundraising manager
  • Public relations specialist
  • Sales manager
  • Sports agent
  • Sports broadcaster
  • Sports facility director
  • Sports marketing manager

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 Sport Management degree holders include:

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


» Get information about Adelphi’s Sports Management MS Degree Programs

Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, Entertainment and Sports OccupationsOccupational Employment StatisticsOccupational Employment and Wages, May 2016 13-1011 Agents and Business Managers of Artists, Performers, and AthletesCoaches and Scouts.

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