Read More About Katharine Bohlmann
Between the professors, alumni, the Sport Management Advisory Board…there’s just so much exposure to the people leading the sport industry. It’s the best network in sports and has set my peers and me up for success!
Read More About Grant Floto
I don’t think I would have been at the NBA or have my dream job at the NFL if it weren’t for all the opportunities that U-M has given me. I think that comes from the different people that I’ve met, the different classes I’ve had, the school communities, the Sport Management program, and all those sorts of things that have really opened so many doors for me.
Read More About Harrison Forman
What is cool about Kines, versus other programs that exist on campus, you had to constantly be entrepreneurial, constantly come up with your own ways of solving problems,” he said. “I loved all those group presentations. I think that when you get into the real world, you realize that soft skills are what matter the most for most people.
Read More About Cole Greenspan
Michigan is a unique place because of its resources and connections around the United States. I knew a little before coming here, but being exposed to it is kind of earth-shattering when seeing how big the reach is and how many resources there are.
Many of our graduates work at national sport organizations; big agencies; and industry-leading organizations like ESPN, the NCAA, The New York Times, Under Armour. Others pursue post-graduate studies in business, law, accounting, and urban planning.
Our SM centers research how sport can promote economic and urban development and positive social change. These centers also bridge theory and practice with innovative research in the business of sport, including marketing, sponsorship, new media, gaming, and sport industry organizations.
"Sport is such a big part of their identity," said Dr. Ketra Armstrong, professor of sport management at the University of Michigan. She's also the faculty athletics representative for the school.