Practical, foundational skills in management, finance, accounting, and marketing.
Passionate about sports? Want to work in the field? Start with a degree in Sports Management from Monroe College. With an associate degree, you’ll be prepared for entry-level positions in this growing area. Courses in accounting, management, and marketing, plus professional writing and presentation skills and sports ethics combine to give you a solid foundation in the field.
An internship might take you to a local club for youth, a school, a production company or a major sporting venue. Regardless of where you do yours, you’ll gain the hands-on experience you need to hit the ground running once you graduate.
The Chew Productions
Mosholu Montefiore Community Center
First Steps to Urban Outreach
Boys & Girls Club of Mount Vernon
New Rochelle Boys & Girls Club
Walt Disney World
JB Cruise & Tours, Inc.
Midwood High School
Clubs and Organizations
Your education is not just about academics! Networking and learning from others in your field can be a huge boost to your career. Some organizations that can help get you where you want to go:
The Sports Management Club, encouraging students to explore the business of sports and develop a robust campus presence with a focus on career opportunities
The Marketing Club, learn about marketing by participating in events and field trips to major corporations; plan and market discussions with professionals in the field
Association for Latino Professionals for America (ALPFA), informs students of trends in accounting and finance in order to network with potential employers; helps students develop leadership skills
The Club for Entrepreneurial Opportunities (CEO), organizes school career awareness affairs, community events; sponsors guest speakers and hosts field trips such as company tours and conferences; hosts an annual “Shark Tank” competition and a Stock Market competition
Your Future Career in Sports Management
There is a world of opportunity waiting for you in the sports field. Possibilities include:
Facilities manager: Manage the physical building and the services provided.
Event sales: Market, sell, and coordinate ticket sales; manage data.
Scout: Search for college and professional athletes.
Stadium business manager: Be responsible for the day-to-day operations involved in running a sports facility.
Sports event administrator: Focus on the promotion of sports events, teams, and products.
Professor, School of Business and Accounting
As ambassador for one of the largest sports brands in the world, Prof. Francis managed special projects and events for Madison Square Garden.
Fall (Sept - Dec)
Winter (January- April)
International applicants are encouraged to apply three months before the start date.