Sport Management

Prepare for a career in the broad field of athletics with a wide array of business skills and professional experiences.

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Why Sport Management?

A degree in Sport Management provides the opportunity to pursue a career in a field that is all about fun. At its core, sports are meant to be fun, and studying Sport Management prepares students to help themselves and others take part in that fun. If you love all things sports, want to learn more of the behind-the-scenes, and are a student-athlete or a weekend warrior, a sports management degree can help fuel your sports passion.

 

Why Study Sport Management at Cairn?

  • Earn a bachelor’s and Master of Business Administration in as few as five years, all while qualifying for undergraduate financial aid.
  • Grow spiritually, academically, and professionally while taking Bible, business, and sports classes.
  • Learn about the various segments within sport management, including event planning, facility management, sport communication, legal issues, the business of sports, and more.
  • Receive a BS in Business Administration (Sport Management concentration), thereby opening up multiple opportunities for future careers.
  • Study under the guidance of professors who have many years of experience working in the sports industry.
  • Form quality relationships with classmates and instructors.
  • Complete internships with sports organizations, providing necessary learning and growth experiences.

 

Career Paths

  • Athletic Director/Coach
  • Talent Representation
  • Sports Information Director
  • Event Planning
  • Sports Marketing
  • Professional Sports Organizations (Major and Minor Leagues)
  • Sports Ministry
  • Sales, Marketing, Advertising, Accounting, Analytics, or other
  • Youth Sports
  • Facility Operations
  • Sporting Goods
  • Media Relations
  • Sports Law