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  • How UF Athletics Entered the Top Ten: Q&A with Career Coach Jeremy Foley

    Behind every perfectly executed play, behind every victory and behind every post-victory celebration is a story about transforming potential. The players and teams that win games spend countless hours in practice, elevating their performance to the absolute best it can be. The organizations that promote and support them must also… Read more >

  • How to Get into Sport Management

    Behind every game-winning run, double-clutch layup or unstoppable running play, there are the individuals who make it all possible without putting on a jersey. Sport management professionals contribute in roles that range from representing athletes in contract negotiations to overseeing facility maintenance and upgrades. If you’re exploring how to get… Read more >

  • Master’s in Kinesiology vs. Sport Management

    From negotiating deals on behalf of top athletes to overseeing operations at a stadium, there are many ways to build a career behind the scenes of athletic teams and events. If you’re interested in sports and health leadership, you might be weighing your options for pursuing a graduate degree. A… Read more >

  • UF’s Online Master of Science in Sport Management has a new career coach

    Learning to navigate the competitive job market shouldn’t wait until after graduation. The University of Florida is committed to ensuring students have established goals and confidence in their career path long before graduation day. That’s why we are excited to introduce Craig Schmitt, PhD, the new director of engaged learning… Read more >

  • Sport Management vs. Sports Administration – Choosing a Master’s Program

    If you’ve done some research into master’s degrees in sports business, you’ve likely noticed that there are several different terms used to describe academic programs in the field. There are master’s programs in sport management, master’s in sports administration, even MBA programs with a concentration in sports and athletics. This… Read more >

  • MBA vs MS in Sports Management

    What’s the Difference between an MBA and an MS in Sport Management? A career in sport management is a great choice for anyone who is passionate about athletics, both on the field and on the sidelines. If your goal is to succeed in the sport management industry, you may be… Read more >

  • Careers With a Sport Management Degree

    Athletes may be the face of a sports organization, but they aren’t the only stars. Behind every double play, touchdown, and penalty shot sits the skilled management professional that made the game possible – whether they’re coordinating administrative details or working to attract crowds. Everything from major league franchises to… Read more >

  • What Does a Sports Marketer Do? 4 Skills You’ll Need

    Sports teams and franchises operate in a very similar way to major corporations. They employ financial experts and operational leaders to help keep the organization running as efficiently and effectively as possible, for example. They also, as any company might, prioritize outreach to consumers, and aim to ensure that public… Read more >