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Master's in Sport Business Career Landings

An MS in Sport Business graduate will be ready for a wide range of sport-related professions. The Master’s of Science in Sport Business 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 online Master’s of Science in Sport Business program features the flexibility of asynchronous online curriculum delivery, offered by Drexel for more than 10 years.

Whether you’re interested in 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. Discover more about career opportunities with a Master’s in Sport Business and request more information from our Admissions Department.

What Can I Do With a Master’s in Sport Business?

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 Business graduates include:

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

Jobs You Can Get With a Master’s in Sport Business

The variety of positions in the field of sport management are evident through the vast majority of job titles that graduate sport business students have landed.

Example career titles in sport management:

  • Athletic Director - work with other administrators to develop athletic programs for schools, usually for middle school students or older.
  • Sports Agent/Advisor - work on behalf of teams and athletes to promote opportunities for collaboration and employment.
  • Sports Marketing and Promotions Manager - implement, plan and research marketing strategies by working directly for a team or advertising agency.
  • Salary Cap Analyst - examine and assess earning potential and best practices for athletes, teams and professional staff.

Additional areas of employment include:

  • Arena/Stadium Management
  • Sport Management
  • Sports Media
  • Intercollegiate Athletic Administrator

Skills Acquired With an MS in Sport Business

Once you’ve completed the MS in Sport Business 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 Business 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 and corporate hospitality management
  • Media relations & communications
  • Merchandising

Job Titles & Average Salary

Positions graduates can pursue with a master’s degree in Sport Business include:

  • Athletic Director, Average Salary: $60,384
  • Sports Agent/Advisor, Average Salary: $51,232
  • Sports Marketing and Promotions Manager, Average Salary: $50,974

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To learn more about Drexel LeBow’s master’s programs, students are encouraged to attend an information session or request additional information.

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