The Sport Management Major is for people who have a real interest the business of sports. When you go to a football or baseball game, you’ll see a much larger “food chain” around it. You’ll learn the workings of the stadium, concessions, ticketing, marketing, equipment, turf management and every other aspect of the sports or venues you serve. The Sport Management degree will enable you to have a fulfilling career in the sports field without having to be an athlete.

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Why is this Important?

  • When students read what the industry reads, you better understand the ACTUAL major
  • Magazines, Blogs and Newspapers in the industry provide a wealth of information 
  • Industry publications help you research the major in the way it’s used in the profession



Athletic Business, founded in 1977, is a monthly publication with high-quality editorial content and wide coverage of all aspects of facility planning, marketing, equipment, liability, operations and management topics. Visit
Features special events, parties, corporate events, meetings, and festivals. Visit
SportBusiness International monthly magazine delivers regular features on sports sponsorship, TV broadcast rights and new technologies Visit
Serves the outdoor and fitness markets encouraging participation from trade professionals and consumers. Visit
industry trade associations are happy to use Stadium & Arena Management as a significant part of their media communications strategies. Visit
Provides news, products and information for event planning professionals. Visit
Information regarding facility management, maintenance, buildings and grounds, and physical plant. Visit
Offers fast food restaurant news and information to the quick-service industry. Visit
Includes industry, resort, and retail/equipment news. Visit
Delivers news and feature coverage of the cycling industry for retailers, manufacturers, and distributors. Subscription required. Visit