Community Sports Management (Events), BS

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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 the metro Phoenix area.

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Community Sports Management (Events), BS

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Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions


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Career Outlook

Students with a background in managing community sports events can find employment with parks and recreation departments, nonprofit organizations, morale welfare and recreation departments in the armed forces, campus recreation departments, private sports organizations, and health and fitness clubs.

Example Careers

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:

Career*growth*median salary
First-Line Supervisors of Personal Service Workers 14.6%$37,450
Meeting, Convention, and Event Planners 10.9%$48,290
Public Relations and Fundraising Managers 10.4%$111,280
Public Relations Specialists 8.8%$59,300
Recreation Workers8.7%$24,540

* 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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