What You’ll Learn in Sports Management minor

Prepare for an exciting future career with a minor in sports management. The program combines business administration and health promotion coursework.

You will gain skills in leadership, management, marketing, and professional sales; and learn the practices of athletic coaching and administration. You will also develop an understanding of how to work with people at all levels of an organization effectively, including learning human resources principles, and the process of labor relations and labor contract negotiations.

The sports management minor is typically taken with the business administration and health and human performance degree programs; however, it is open to all majors.

Career Opportunities

Graduates with a minor in sports management can pursue positions in a variety of areas. Your career opportunities can include:

  • Sports marketing and promotion
  • Sports administration
  • Sport agent
  • Athletic coach
  • Athletic director
  • Facility operation manager
  • Game day or event coordinator
  • General manager
  • Scout