MBA in Athletic Administration - Careers

Score Big with an Athletic Administration Masters

Gain a Competitive Advantage with an Athletic Administration Masters
Southern New Hampshire University’s Athletic Administration masters program combines traditional MBA training with a special focus on the skills and knowledge you will need to advance your career. The faculty bring years of direct, hands-on experience in the industry and are current on the latest trends, issues and challenges facing athletic administrators today.

Use Your Athletic Administration Masters to Capitalize on Job Growth
According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment of education administrators—a category in which athletic administration falls under—is expected to grow by about 10 percent between 2010 and 2020. And competition for these jobs is also expected to grow, which makes having an Athletic Administration masters on your resume all the more important. Fortunately, because this is an MBA program, you also have the flexibility to apply your MBA training towards   areas such as marketing, sales, and public relations to help you get your foot in the door as an athletic administrator.

Graduates of our Athletic Administration masters program have worked for a variety of organizations, including the Boston Celtics, US Olympic Committee and Reebok. For more information on sports-related MBA careers, visit our Career Development Center’s sports management page.

Careers in Athletic Administration

The following resources will help you discover new careers in athletic administration and sport management.

Student Organizations

Sport Management Club
Provides students with the opportunity to experience the different aspects of the sport industry and to learn about the field first-hand.

Professional Associations

American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance
Promotes and supports leadership, research, education, and best practices in the professions that support creative, healthy, and active lifestyles.

International Association of Assembly Managers
Committed to the professional operation of amphitheaters, arenas, auditoriums, convention centers/exhibit halls, performing arts venues, race tracks, stadiums and university complexes.

International Health, Racquet and Sports Club Association
The fitness industry’s only global trade association.

National Federation of State High School Associations
Since 1920, The National Federation of State High School Associations has led the development of education -based interscholastic sports and activities that help students succeed in their lives.

National Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association
Preserves, enhances, and promotes the educational values of interscholastic athletics through the professional development of its members in the areas of education, leadership, and service.

Career Opportunities

SNHU Internship and Jobs List
List of companies and organizations where SNHU Sport Management graduates land internships and jobs.

SNHU's Career Development Center – Sport Management Career Options
Document that outlines all of the career options for students earning degrees in sport management.

University Accreditation

SNHU is a fully accredited university. Access our list of accreditations. More...

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