Skip to main content
Skip to main navigation
Skip to search

What Can You Do with a Degree in Sport and Recreation Management? 

Wondering what the possibilities are for careers with a degree in sport and recreation management from Indiana University Kokomo? Imagine a career where you get to spend all day at the local YMCA or help manage a new billion-dollar stadium. Practically every day, new career opportunities abound in the sport and recreation industry. You’ll graduate this program equipped to tackle the job market, no matter where you end up. Graduates with a sport and recreation management degree might work as:

  • Community and after-school leaders
  • Sports events planners
  • Sports development officers
  • Publicity directors
  • Sports administrators
  • Parks and recreation managers
  • Sports marketers
  • Fitness and wellness center managers
  • Compliance professionals
  • Sports product innovators
  • Sports promoters
  • Season ticket managers
  • Theme park managers
  • Concessions managers

And in a growing field, those are just a few options. You’ll graduate with all kinds of skills including writing, research, and communication that are useful in all fields. Our goal in this degree is to prepare you for whatever desire you have for your future. It’s important to remember, though, that employers are looking beyond your GPA. In order to get your resume to rise above the pack, you’ll graduate this program with all kinds of real-world experience to showcase. From participation in campus events, to involvement in student groups, to your internship experience, you’ll be ready to hit the ground running in your future career.

Sound like the perfect future for you?

The ball is in your court; if you’re ready to get started working towards a future career in sport and recreation management, don’t hesitate to contact our admissions office today. If you still have questions you’d like to have answered before you get started, you are more than welcome to reach out to our Career and Accessibility Center. In this office, we offer career services like resume and cover letter critiques, internship placement, and career counseling for students, alumni, and community members.

Last updated: 10/01/2018