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National Master’s in Sports Management Career Projections

As the sports industry booms with innovative technologies that are affecting organizations of all sizes, the needs for professionals in the industry to have relevant knowledge at the forefront of next generation opportunities in areas such as social media, mobile technology, fantasy sports, and performance data analytics, is in demand.

When considering going back to get an online masters in sports management, a top question can be about what the job outlook will be after graduation when it comes to job demand and skill application. Our newest career guide, Why American University’s Online Master’s Degree Programs, includes information you may be interested in about what the national career projections are for careers in sports management, including:

  • Sports-related industry job growth compared to other industries
  • The various industries and roles the degree can be applied to including sports leagues and teams, sports governance agencies, athlete representation and sporting good companies
  • How the American University Master of Science in Sports Analytics and Management stands out, including key skills learned in the program such as improving the outreach of sports organizations and designing a business plan that will increase brand awareness

The guide also details and provides data-backed stats on the benefits of going back to school to get a Master’s degree including opportunities for better pay, increased job options, real-world experience, networking, and more credibility. Download the guide here.

American University offers a Master of Science in Sports Analytics and Management which explores critical roles of analytics and technology play in the future of the sports programming industry. A council of established professionals within the sports industry provided input on competencies, standards, and industry trends to ensure that the curriculum is relevant and applicable to the demand the sports industry today. Key course topics include emerging technology trends, strategic management of sports organizations, sports analytics & social engagement, and digital enterprises in Sports. An option to start with a Certificate in Sports Analytics and Management is also available and can be applied towards the Master’s in students continue on.

Learn more about how American University’s online Master of Science in Sports Analytics and Management and advance your career. Request more information or call us toll free at 855-725-7614