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Advance to the Top of the Competition

Getting your master’s in sport management helps you become a recognized leader in a dynamic field. You can pursue roles like specialist, manager, and director across sports and athletics, fitness and health, and other areas like marketing and public relations. This degree can give you the knowledge and skills to take your career to the next level.

Coach or Scout


Develop amateur/professional athletes’ skills or help find skilled players for a team’s organization. In either one of these positions, you’ll take on a leadership role in sports.

Marketing Manager


Identify opportunities for an organization to expand and then develop marketing plans for success. You’ll work with sales and public relations staff.

Other positions you could qualify for with your master’s in sport management:

  • Athlete development specialist
  • Athletic director
  • Facilities manager
  • Fitness manager
  • Health club manager
  • Marketing consultant
  • Operations manager
  • Public relations manager
  • Sports agent

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Program Outcomes: Develop as a Trusted Leader

In the sports management degree program, you’ll:

Support Beyond Your Graduation Date

In addition to the high-quality education you’ll receive at CSP, you’ll benefit from a wide range of support during your time as a student that will extend throughout your professional journey as an alumnus. That’s part of how 95% of CSP graduates receive job offers within one year of graduation.

Job & Internship Board

Handshake is CSP’s job and internship board and it offers more than 20,000 opportunities to students and alumni. You’ll have an online login to easily stay on top of ways to enhance your career.

Personalized Career Development

Need help with resumes and cover letters, networking, social media, and job searching? From mock interviews to 1:1 phone appointments with a career advisor, you’ll receive the expert assistance you need to achieve your goals.

Job Fairs

More than 600 students and alumni attended various job fairs throughout the year. Get in front of top employers that are eager to connect with CSP’s current and former students.

Even More Forms of Support

The Office of Career Development staff is dedicated to supporting students and alumni on their path to find meaningful work. Including expert services from the office to partnerships with faculty and more, you’ll have several ways to get help and boost your career.