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Why should I study Sports Management? (M.S.)

Professional. Management. Networking.

The Master of Arts degree with a major in Sport Management at East Tennessee State University explores the professional applications of commercial, managerial, and legal aspects of sport. One of the most commonly asked questions by students is, what type of jobs are available with an East Tennessee State University sport management degree? In general, the sport industry is divided in commonly recognized segments, including professional sports, sport promotion & marketing, facility & event management, management of amateur sports, manufacturing & sales of sporting goods, sports media & communication, and athletic representation. Within each of these segments, job opportunities exist ranging from sales, marketing, box office management, ticketing, player development, golf course management, accounting and finance, facility operations, athletic training, athletic representation, operation of intramural sports, academic services for athletics, fitness club operations, compliance in college athletics, internet web design, sponsor development, special event coordinator, sports reporters, sports editors, sports information director, sport talk show hosts, and many, many more diverse and unique opportunities.

Claudius G. Clemmer College of Education
East Tennessee State University
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