Career Opportunities

Sport management is one of the fastest growing degree programs in the country. A degree in sport management is designed to prepare students to compete for jobs in the sport industry.

A sport management degree offers many potential career paths and opens the doors to a range of careers. Wichita State Sport Management graduates have gained jobs in diverse sectors of the sport industry in sport both in Kansas, across the nation and internationally.

Positions held by WSU Sport Management alumni:

  • Assistant Director of Athletics Marketing, Texas Christian University
  • Senior Director of Corporate Sponsorship and Broadcast Sales, Kansas City Royals
  • Senior Regional Director, American Junior Golf Association
  • Owner, Next Level Hoops Academy
  • Director of Football Creative Services, Oklahoma State University Athletics
  • Assistant Director of Facility Operations & Member Services, Eastern Kentucky University
  • Group Sales Account Executive, San Jose Sharks
  • Retail Planner, Gear for Sports
  • Athletic/Activities Director, Bonner Spring High School
  • Marketing Manager, Intrust Bank Arena - SMG
  • Assistant Athletic Director/Sports Information Director, Barton Community College
  • Coordinator of Athletic Academic Programs, University of Alabama
  • Parks and Recreation Director, Unified Government of Wyandotte Co.
  • Operations Manager, Prudential Center
  • Director of Basketball Operations, YMCA Farha Sport Center Indoor Courts
  • Director of Guest Relations, Denver Broncos
  • Manager of Game Day Staff, Cleveland Indians
  • Operations Manager, Real Volleyball Inc.
  • Event Manager, Sacramento Kings
  • National Director of Seminars and Scouting, Athletic Quest Recruiting

See our 2016 Alumni Directory for more information on where our graduates are employed.