Delivery: A mix of daytime, evening and online courses.
Start: Fall, Spring, or Summer; Full- or Part-Time.
About the Program
The Sports Management Program is designed to prepare individuals to move into workplace positions and upgrade proficiency of individuals who are currently employed in sports management positions. This program focuses on the skills, knowledge and credentials to support advancement of individuals within an organization and the sports management occupational field. Coursework helps participants develop a strong blend of field experience and leadership skills.
The Sport/Athletic Management Certificate is designed to prepare individuals for employment as sport/athletic field managers.
Students wishing to transfer to a four-year degree program should consult with a counselor, the program coordinator, and the college they intend to transfer to. They may choose to also complete the AA degree including the Sports Management certificate credits in the elective area.
Planning for Your Program
- Transfer Planning - Articulation Agreements
These agreements provide students with educational plans to help them transfer to four-year institutions.
- Transfer Resources
Advanced planning is critical when you transfer. Learn more about possible options.
- Bachelor Degree Planning
We partner with many institutions offering Bachelor's degrees that can be completed here, online, or at a metro location.
Potential Job Titles
- General and Operations Manager *
- Fitness Trainer/Aerobics Instructor
* with bachelor’s and/or master’s degree
General and Operations Manager*
Average Wage: $58.28/hour
Top Earners: $80.00/hour
Fitness Trainer/Aerobics Instructor
Average Wage: $15.71/hour
Top Earners: $25.29/hour
Average Wage: $14.03/hour
Top Earners: $20.19/hour
* with bachelor’s and/or master’s degree.
Information gathered pertains to seven county metro area - careerwise.minnstate.edu