The Michigan Sport Management Program prepares students for careers in the global sports industry. Our curriculum studies the cultural and business impact of sports through hands-on, real-world case studies and consulting projects lead by our world-renowned faculty. Our students learn through active engagement with our faculty, academic advisors and alumni mentors, dynamic internships, involvement in cross-campus student-run organizations, and other outstanding professional development activities. Upon graduation, many of our students will begin careers at sport organizations and corporate business entities while others will continue their education with post-graduate studies in business, law, accounting, and urban planning.
Our graduates can be found working in professional league offices like the NBA, NHL, and MLS; with professional sports teams like the Detroit Red Wings, New York Mets, and Milwaukee Bucks; within agencies like IMG, CAA, and WME; and with other industry-leading organizations like ESPN, the NCAA, the New York Times, Under Armour, and many more.