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  • Master’s in Kinesiology vs. Sport Management

    August 31, 2018

    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

    September 8, 2017

    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

    February 6, 2017

    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

    March 22, 2016

    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

    January 25, 2016

    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

    September 26, 2014

    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 >

  • How to Become a Sports Agent

    August 22, 2014

    Many up-and-coming sports professionals have found themselves intrigued by the prospect of becoming a sports agent as a result of various images of the profession now prevalent in popular culture. As it happens, the concept of the wheeling-and-dealing, hotshot, fast-talking sports agent constantly negotiating a higher salary for their client… Read more >