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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.

Testimonials

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Pheng Vang - Sports Management Alum

"The experience and guidance that I got from Century College positively influenced the way that I approach and conduct myself around other professionals."

Planning for Your Program

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Potential Job Titles

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  • General and Operations Manager *
  • Fitness Trainer/Aerobics Instructor
  • Greenskeeper/Groundskeeper

* with bachelor’s and/or master’s degree

Salary Data

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

Greenskeeper/Groundskeeper
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