Studying sport administration

People are passionate about sports. What’s more, professional sports makes for big business. Passion for athletic prowess and the drive to work in the business come together in our sport administration major. Through courses such as Sociology of Sport, Legal Aspects of Sports, and Sports Marketing, you’ll build an academic foundation to support a career in the industry. The major also includes practicum and internship opportunities so you can get your hands dirty in the field, and concludes with a senior research seminar and project.

Careers in sport administration include

  • College level general managers
  • Community sports program directors
  • Athlete agents
  • Talent scouts
  • Journalists and media specialists
  • Marketing and public relations

According to the U.S. Department of Labor, Sport Administrator positions are expected to grow 10% by 2026.