Careers in Sport Business Management

Sport Business Management

Sport business management professionals hold a number of different positions. From high-profile major league and international contests to local professional and amateur events, spectator sports are an increasingly popular source of entertainment. Graduates may pursue entry-level sport business management positions in sales, marketing, communications, promotions, ethics, law, management, journalism, private and public recreation, event and facilities management, or other areas. Eventually, with experience, they can obtain top managerial positions in the following areas.

  • Sports marketing and promotions
  • Public relations
  • Facility management
  • Event management
  • Concession management
  • Sport governing bodies
  • Intramural director of campus recreation
  • Collegiate sports information director
  • Athletic director
  • Sport organization events coordinator
  • Sporting goods and apparel retail store manager
  • Ticket sales
  • Sports information
  • Professional sports team manager
  • Fitness manager
  • Athletic business manager
  • Sport agent
  • Compliance director
  • Sport licensing company vice president
  • Sports commission executive director
  • Community sport program director

Career Preparation: Starting Freshman Year

Career Services at any university is the office that helps students find a job. So, while you may be spending time with the "admissions" staff right now, don't forget to check out a university's "emissions" team as well. The staffing, resources, and philosophy of a career services office tell you much about a university's focus on outcomes and student success.


The influence of Career Services at Cedarville University goes far beyond coaching resume and interviewing skills, hosting career fairs, setting up internships, or offering interest and skills testing. The team provides a MyPlan Career Assessment at no charge to new students, then advisors help students develop a four-year completion plan. Regular Jobs4Jackets emails keep employment opportunities “top of mind.” Career Services’ staff regularly present in classes, helping students connect job opportunities with what they are studying in their major.


At Cedarville, Career Services helps students think about their career choice as a calling — the opportunity to use unique God-given talents and abilities to make a difference in the world for Jesus Christ.

Comparing Placement Rates


Cedarville’s placement rates — including graduates who are working in their fields of study — outperform national benchmarks year after year. Even in challenging economic times, employers seek out Cedarville graduates for their academic preparation, work ethic, and character.

Explore the Career Services website for additional resources and information!

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Discipline-related Experiences

Company Location Major Year
AIA Sport Business Management 2010
Associated Premium Corportation Cincinnati, OH Sport Business Management 2007
Athlete in Action Xenia, OH Sport Business Management 2011
Camden Riversharks Camden, NJ Sport Business Management 2012
Charlotte Eagles Charlotte, NC Sport Business Management 2008
Columbus Blue Jackets Columbus, OH Sport Business Management 2011
Columbus Crew Columbus, OH Sport Business Management 2011
Columbus Crew Columbus , OH Sport Business Management 2010
Coxsackie Summer Recreation Coxsackie, NY Sport Business Management 2009
Fairborn HS Athletic Department Fairborn, OH Sport Business Management 2006
Greenville City Schools Greenville, OH Sport Business Management 2008
Greenville City Schools Greenville, OH Sport Business Management 2008
Heatherwoode Golf Club Springboro, OH Sport Business Management 2008
Jefferson Golf and Country Club Columbus, OH Sport Business Management 2006
Licking Memorial Health Systems Newark, OH Sport Business Management 2008
Max Sports Center Dublin, OH Sport Business Management 2006
Milwaukee Brewers Milwaukee, WI Sport Business Management 2006
NCCAA Greeneville, SC Sport Business Management 2011
NFLPA Washington, DC Sport Business Management 2011
Northern Frontier Camp North River, NY Sport Business Management 2006
Nutter Center Beavercreek, OH Sport Business Management 2010
NYCBL Watertown Wizards Watertown, NY Sport Business Management 2008
Richmond RiverRats Richmond, IN Sport Business Management 2009
Ripken Baseball- Aberdeen Ironbirds Aberdeen , MD Sport Business Management 2012
Ripken Baseball- Aberdeen Ironbirds Aberdeen, MD Sport Business Management 2012
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