The Sports Studies minor will be attractive for Secondary Education majors who may wish to lead K-12 athletics events as part of their future teaching career. Also, the minor will serve well Communications Majors who wish to enter a Sports-related Communications profession. With numerous professional, collegiate and amateur sport industry organizations in our local area, our students will have ample access to job shadowing opportunities to complement their classroom learning.
The program provides the theoretical and practical framework for a number of professions that focus on leadership roles, including youth, amateur, and professional sports; recreation, college, and university sports; sport commissions and governing bodies; marketing, sales, operations and finance management for professional sports organizations, sporting goods manufacturers, and event and facility management.
Sports Management minors allow students to seek many career opportunities. Students have the possibility working in coaching, franchise operations, player relations, marketing, sports law, or sports product development.