Sport Business Major
Do you love sports? Are you creative? Do you like to explore the behavior of sports fanatics? Would you like to work for a professional sports team? Do you love keeping up with the latest sports trends on social media? Do you enjoy promoting something you are passionate about?
If you answered “yes” to one or more of these questions, then our sport business degree could be a great fit for you!
SBU's sport business major is a unique sports management degree program through which you will receive a quality business degree with an emphasis on sports. Courses in sports communication, sport programming, entrepreneurship, and more combine to create a unique degree that will prepare you for a variety of careers, including those within the sports industry. You also will have the opportunity to complete an internship in your chosen field, which will allow you to apply what you are learning in the classroom to your sports management education.
According to the 2019 College Salary Report by PayScale, average early career pay for professionals in the sport business field is $42,100, while average mid-career pay is $69,000.
The Sport Business degree is offered through SBU's Robert W. Plaster College of Business and Computer Science.