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Sports Managment
College of Arts & Sciences
SPORTS MANAGEMENT applies the principles of business management to all areas within the sports industry.
Sports Management
Sports Management
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College of Arts & Sciences
JACK C. JONES
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about the program
The majority of jobs in the Sports Management area are related to coaching, fitness, business owner, sports marketing, administration and facility management. The sports management program wants to promote our students to be a business leader in their communities.
YOU WILL LEARN
  • You will learn that the sports industry has many opportunities to get a great job.
  • You will learn that there are 3 different tracks to the sports management program. (Sports Information track, Business track, or Sports Dynamics track.)
  • Topics includes: leadership, communications, sports, teamwork, community, ethics, time management, and job search.
  • Every student will complete an internship with a minimum 180 hours in their desired track.
  • All sports management student will learn how to work within a group and be involved with planning, organizing, leading, and controlling events.

Faculty advisors’ network on a local and national level and encourage you to dream big when it comes to internships. What is the best part? It’s common for sports management students to be hired by the same company that they completed their internship with. You will graduate with a minimum of 180 internship hours that will make you extremely marketable in today’s competitive job world.

This major is perfect for our many student athletes. Many Sports Management majors have been associated with the sports industry their whole life and want to continue to be around sports. It’s a great way to tie sports and academics together.

This degree allows you to do something professionally that you absolutely love. With nine successful athletic teams on campus, the opportunity to put what you learn in the classroom into real-world sports business scenarios is built into our program.

YOU SHOULD KNOW

This major is perfect for our many student athletes. Many Sports Management majors have been associated with the sports industry their whole life and want to continue to be around sports. It’s a great way to tie sports and academics together.

This degree allows you to do something professionally that you absolutely love. With eight successful athletic teams on campus, the opportunity to put what you learn in the classroom into real-world sports business scenarios is built into our program.

NETWORKING OPPORTUNITIES

We would encourage our students to join or develop:

  • AAHPERD-American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance
  • NASSM-North American Society for Sport
  • LinkedIn
  • Professional Resume
OUTCOMES
Sports Management
Sample Schedule
Career Earnings

All career earnings data displayed on this page was gathered from Glassdoor, a worldwide leader on insights about jobs and companies. This information is intended to provide a reference only. MidAmerica Nazarene University can not guarantee, nor are they responsible for, data accuracy as it is being collected from a third party.

$50,667
average annual
$2,178,667
career average
$51k
Athletics Promotions Manager
 
$55k
Corporate Wellness Manager
 
$46k
Fitness & Wellness Consultant
 
$64k
Sports Analyst
 
$38k
Coach
 
$50k
Sports Information Director

Related Majors

Liberal Arts / General Business
Entrepreneurship
Leadership & Management
Marketing
Graphic Design
Digital Communication
Business Psychology
Accounting
Business Administration

Wired Wednesday

Developed specifically for Traditional Undergraduate Students, MNU launched a new schedule in 2020. Semester-long courses are now held on Monday/Thursday or Tuesday/Friday for 75 minutes each.

Business Administration continues to be a highly sought out degree by students and employers alike. It provides an excellent and thorough foundation in skills necessary for success in today’s business world. These degrees will also prepare students for graduate study in management, law or other business specialties.
Yorton Clark
Dean, School of Professional and Graduate Studies Chair, Professional and Graduate Studies in Business Professor
Tell me what you want to do and we’ll help you pursue it.’ I tell students this so that we can work with them to help accomplish their dreams. We’ll get you there.
JACK JONES
Assistant Professor

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