Interested in combining a passion for sports and event management? A concentration in event management provides you with the skills to design, market and manage successful community sport events.
The goal of the events concentration within the BS in community sports management degree is to expand students' expertise in the events field and create experts in event planning at the community sports sector.
This concentration allows community sports management majors to focus their electives in a cohesive way, thus providing a solid foundation from which to develop and produce events that contribute to the economic development and social capital stemming from sports, a driving force in Arizona and in the metro Phoenix area, home to a large number of community sport events including large-scale youth sport tournaments.
At A Glance
Community Sports Management (Events), BS
- Offered by: Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions
- Location: Downtown
- First Required Math Course: MAT 142 - College Mathematics
- Math Intensity: General
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Students with a background in managing community sports events can find employment with:
- campus recreation departments
- health and fitness clubs
- parks and recreation departments
- morale welfare and recreation departments in the armed forces
- nonprofit organizations
- private sports organizations
Students who complete this degree program may be prepared for the following careers. Advanced degrees or certifications may be required for academic or clinical positions. Career examples include but are not limited to:
|First-Line Supervisors of Personal Service Workers|
|Community and Social Service Specialists, All Other||13.2%||$41,570|
|Meeting, Convention, and Event Planners||10.9%||$48,290|
|General and Operations Managers||9.1%||$100,410|
|Public Relations Managers|
|Public Relations Specialists||8.8%||$59,300|
* Data obtained from the Occupational Information Network (O*NET) under sponsorship of the U.S. Department of Labor/Employment and Training Administration (USDOL/ETA).
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