Let the game begin! This is the program for you.
In the sport management program at Davis & Elkins College, you'll gain knowledge of the global sport industry by combining coaching education emphasis with a recommended business minor. Coursework in wellness, athletic training, team sports, kinesiology, law in sport, marketing and entrepreneurship, among other sport and business related topics, trains you to be a valuable part of the team in this exciting, fast-paced business.
You'll learn from faculty members who have extensive knowledge, practical experience and the dedication necessary to inspire you to achieve your goals. Through this engaging environment, you'll gain valuable experience which allows you to enter the industry with the knowledge, skills and attitudes necessary to succeed.
Game Changing Opportunities
As a sport management student you're required to complete an internship under professional supervision. Our strong alumni network and faculty connections will provide you with opportunities to engage with industry leaders in the professional athletics, collegiate athletics and global management/marketing arenas.
You'll be prepared for a career in coaching, youth work, various health fields, sport and athletic programs, and the management of sport- and athletic-related businesses.
Specific careers include: general manager/publicist, professional athletic scout, professional sports/athletics administration, communications/journalism, sports agent, public relations, athletic director, corporate sales, facility manager and event manager. Once you graduate, you'll also be well prepared to continue your education at the graduate level. Employment for recent D&E graduates include coaching at a variety of levels, managing health clubs, and working in sales and retail in a variety of sports-related businesses.