Careers in Sport Management

Bachelor of Science Degree In
Sport Management
Within the College of Business

What are the concentrations in Sport Management at Western?

  • Athletic Administration
  • Event and Facility Management and Marketing
  • Exercise Science and Fitness Management
  • Professional Sport Management
  • Sales
  • Sports Information

Who employs Sport Management Majors?

  • Health clubs and corporate health centers
  • Sport facilities
  • Exercise equipment manufacturers
  • Sports medicine centers and hospitals
  • Event management groups
  • Professional and amateur sport groups
  • Television, radio, and newspapers
  • College and universities
  • Camps, resorts, and private clubs
  • Park and recreation departments

Good skills or traits for Sport Management Majors:

  • Enjoy physical conditioning and sports.
  • Be interested in activities that promote good health.
  • Develop good communication skills.
  • Be a good motivator.

Special training, degrees or experience I may need:

  • Western students must have a 2.5 to be admitted to the program and to graduate in this major.
  • An internship is required to graduate. You must have a 2.5 GPA to intern.
  • Work on campus at the Fitness Center, Intramurals Office, with the Athletic Department, Catamount Club (fund raise), the student newspaper or radio station.
  • Become a member of national or local associations in area of interest.

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