The bachelor's degree in sport management at the University of Kansas prepares students for a variety of positions in the sport and athletics industry: professional athletics, intercollegiate athletics, as well as other sport and health-related organizations. Students learn from full-time faculty who are prominent scholars and expert practitioners. Students also get to interact with program alumni and other sport professionals working for organizations such as the Kansas City Chiefs, Sporting Kansas City, Kansas City Royals, and KU Athletics.
Career Outcomes in Sport Management
Students who graduate with a bachelor’s degree in sport management from the University of Kansas will prepare for positions in a field that continues to be one of the fastest growing sectors in the United States. Graduates have left KU to serve in a variety of positions within the sporting industry and related fields.
Potential position titles after graduation include:
- Ticket sales manager
- New membership sales consultant
- Youth soccer coordinator
- Marketing & foundation coordinator
- Guest services specialist
- Events & operations coordinator
The best part about the sport management program at KU is the connectivity between the students and faculty. From the advisors to the professors, they make you believe you belong to more than just a program and truly want to set you on the best path to succeed in your desired career.