The sports industry is growing in the United States which is home to the National Football League (NFL), Major League Baseball (MLB), the National Hockey League (NHL), the National Basketball Association (NBA), and Major League Soccer (MLS), as well as a wide array of professional, collegiate, amateur, high school, and youth sports organizations. The area of Sport Management prepares international students to work in all areas of this thriving industry.
International students will have the opportunity to combine their passion for sport with their professional career objectives in business-related areas. The sport management student will study the theoretical classroom work necessary in the sport business industry while engaging in the practical opportunities which will allow them to grow and develop the skills and expertise required to make them succeed in their desired industry segment. Sport management programs prepare international students to succeed as professionals in the world-wide sport industry.
International students will have the opportunity to engage in a diverse collegiate learning environment which will expose the student to different sports organizations, structures, and cultures.
International students pursuing their studies in the United States prepare themselves for working in the global market of the sport industry.
In graduating from a quality sport management program in the United States the international student will have the theoretical and practical experience to work in various segments of a thriving global industry. The student may focus their career path on various governance-related areas such as; scholastic, youth, amateur, intercollegiate, professional, and international sports arenas in various professional career-related areas, including; administration, sales, marketing, operations, facility management, social media, finance, legal compliance, and governance within the sports industry.