Read More About Sidney Johnson
There is such a great support system here. I thought it was just going to be this solo pursuit, kind of in a library with occasional contact with my advisor. It’s so much more open than that.
Read More About Jessica Klein
It was the ability to take that business knowledge I was learning in sports and go into another industry and apply it. I can pick different aspects of my business and see where I use my knowledge from Michigan.
Read More About Emily Haydel
Due to the program’s size, I got to know my classmates and develop a comfortable rapport with them. I also had the flexibility to do internships with U-M Athletics, and my professors understood the value of networking and internships and worked with you when events came up you had to attend.
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Michigan is a special place where there are unlimited opportunities. So try a lot of things, find your interests and passions because there are no shortage of opportunities. Then, dive in on a few things because you will get more experiences and more enrichment in something if you’re diving into it versus being spread so thin.
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. They also also bridge theory and practice with innovative research in the business of sport, including marketing, sponsorship, new media, gaming, and sport industry organizations.