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.
Why is this Important?
- Professional Associations are where the industry of the major gather together
- Many have student chapters you can join while in college
- Many offer internships, scholarships, and opportunities in the major
|Neighborhood Athletic Association||Offer recreational sports leagues, tournaments, and social opportunities men and women of all age and skill levels.||Visit|
|National nonprofit organization that has programs for parents, coaches, administrators, and officials.||Visit|
|Official NCAA site for men's and women's sports. Features news, standings, schedules, tickets for tournaments, and more.||Visit|
|National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS)||Promotes participation and sportsmanship to develop good citizens through interscholastic activities which provide equitable opportunities, positive recognition, and learning experiences to students, while maximizing the achievement of ...||Visit|
|USA Track & Field||National governing body for track and field, long-distance running, and race walking in the United States .||Visit|
|Supports and assists those involved in physical education, leisure, fitness, dance, and health promotion.||Visit|
|National organization for those who manage sports fields of all kinds||Visit|
|Stadium Managers Association||Organization for those who manage stadium operations nationally||Visit|