Sport management is a field of education concerning the business aspects of sports and recreation. Some examples of sport managers include the front office system in professional sports, college sports managers, recreational sport managers, sports marketing, event management, facility management, sports economics, sport finance, and sports information.
Many colleges and universities offer bachelor's and master's degrees in sport management. A number of classes outside of sport management may be relevant to the field, including classes in management, marketing, business administration, and accounting. Internships may also open opportunities within the field.
Sports management also opens up other opportunities for jobs in the sports world. This could mean working for professional programs like the NFL, NBA, MLB, and many other professional or nonprofessional sport leagues in terms of marketing, health, and promotions to involves yourself behind the scenes. Going off that there is health and fitness related jobs that allow you to work more closely with just athletes.
The average salary of sports managers may start around $25,000 a year. Middle-range jobs can make anywhere between $50,000 and $80,000. High-level jobs make it to over $100,000 a year.
- Saint Leo University Sport Business Degree
- NYU MS in Sport Business
- Georgetown University MPS in Sports Industry Management 
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- International Academy of Sports Science and Technology (AISTS)
- International Association of Venue Managers (IAVM)
- North American Society for Sport Management (NASSM)
- Degrees In Sports (DIS)
- Sports Association Management (SAM)
- Sports management degree directory(SMDD)