Master's in Sport Management

MS in Sport Management Career Advancement and Job Placement

An MS in Sport Management graduate will be ready for a wide range of sport-related professions. The master’s of science in sport management curriculum, prepares students for advanced positions in a variety of roles including athletics administration, community relations, coaching, finance, fundraising, media relations, marketing, operations, player development, and sales.

The program, delivered online, features the flexibility of asynchronous online curriculum delivery, offered by Drexel for more than 10 years.

Whether you’re looking for a career change or a looking to advance your current career, this degree can be the catalyst for the career roles you could be seeking.

Skills Acquired with an MS in Sport Management

Once you’ve completed the MS in Sport Management program, there are many professional paths to explore. The skills you have developed will not only fill your resume to make you more marketable, but also greatly improve the impact you are able to make on the job and in your company.

Some skills developed in the Drexel LeBow MS in Sport Management program include:

  • Plan and direct athletic events & activities
  • Organize various components of event management
  • Managing ticket sales and box office operations
  • Oversight of game-day operations
  • Sponsorships, advertisements, corporate hospitality management
  • Media relations & communications
  • Merchandising

Job Placement Industries

The field of sport management is extremely diverse and offers opportunities in a variety of industries. Career opportunities in sport management are around every corner, and identifying new talent has become a priority for companies in nearly every industry. Some top industries with expanding opportunities for MS in Sport Management graduates include:

  • Broadcasting
  • Business
  • eCommerce
  • Marketing and Event Management
  • Media
  • Professional Sports
  • Recreational Sports

Master of Science in Sport Management Job Titles

The variety of positions in the field of sport management are evident through the vast majority of job titles that graduate sport management students have landed. For a better idea of career opportunities for sport management students please see the list below.

  • Sports Agent/Advisor
  • Scout
  • Management
  • Sports Marketing and Promotions
  • Sports Management
  • Sports Broadcasting
  • Salary Cap Analyst
  • Account Manager
  • Media & Communications
  • Event Management and Facility Management
  • Athletic Director
  • Sports Information Director
  • Coaching
  • Fitness Center Ownership/Management
  • Sports Camp Director
  • Fundraising Manager
  • Owner/Manager of Local Sport Business