Sport is an ever changing phenomena and individuals passionate about sport are the ones that would take it to new heights. If you are driven by daily challenges, a degree in Sport Management is a good place to start. Teams, athletic venues, sports marketing firms, sponsors and vendors, fitness centers and other entities need qualified leaders to promote, sell, recruit and manage. To help get you there, the AUM Sport Management bachelor’s degree is a combination of sport-related and business coursework designed to help you develop the knowledge and skills necessary to enter the sports industry. Instructors will assist you in exploring and determining potential career positions, which could include:
Courses focus on the uniqueness of sport in areas such as marketing, facility management, risk management and legal issues, leadership, ethics, and more. An internship will give you real-world experience so your resume will shine even brighter when you enter the job market!
Note: While salaries vary depending on several factors including your level of experience, education and training, and geography and industry, here is a sampling of the future job growth and salaries in this area.
Sports management jobs are challenging, resource-intensive and stressful, but they are profitable and stable given the increasing popularity of sports and the growth that the sports industry is expected to have in the coming years.
While growth and salary data for specific jobs in this field are not often reported, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics says that employment of entertainment and sports occupations is projected to grow 5 percent from 2018 to 2028, about as fast as the average for all occupations. Employment is projected to increase by about 42,600. 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 of $38,640.
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Auburn University at Montgomery
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