What You Can Do with a Major in Sport Management

Sport management is a growing and changing field. We are continuously redesigning our programs based on the demands of today and by anticipating the needs of tomorrow. In the sport management major, you’ll develop a strong academic core that will prepare you for success in any arena. You’ll be mentored by our expert faculty and sport personnel. Through your courses and internship you’ll gain the hands-on experience needed to land your first job.

Recommended for students who enjoy working with others, are interested in business and management and have a passion for the world of sports.

POTENTIAL CAREER TITLES

Prepare for potential careers as a(n):

  • Event Coordinator/Manager
  • Fitness and Performance Training Facilities
  • Intercollegiate Sport (Athletic Director, Facility Manager, Sports Information and Media Relations, NCAA and Conference Offices)
  • Marketing and Public Relations
  • Professional Sport Organizations (major and minor league)
  • Recruiting Agencies
  • Sport Analytics
  • Sport Agent
  • Sport Equipment and Technology
  • Youth Sport Coach/Director

CAREER PLANNING AND JOB SEARCH RESOURCES

CAMPUS OPPORTUNITIES

Student organizations:

  • Aurora University Students for Wellness
  • Fitness, Physical Education & Coaching (FPEC)

On-campus employment:

  • Athletics Student Worker
  • Fitness Center
  • Peer Advisor
  • Residence Hall Advisor
  • Wellness Center Student Worker

FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT CAREER SERVICES:

630-844-5403 | career@aurora.edu | aurora.edu/career
Eckhart Hall, Room 316