Sports Management Major
The Sports Management major helps students develop a highly marketable skill set in a rapidly growing field. It is enhanced by our AACSB-accredited business program and a well-rounded liberal arts education, fostering career options in and out of the sports business.
The Sports Management degree program in Stonehill's Meehan School of Business affords students opportunities beyond professional franchises. In addition to alumni working for such organizations as the Kraft Group, the Boston Celtics and the New England Revolution, Stonehill prepares students for opportunities in related fields, such as media and public relations, sports manufacturers and university athletics. Stonehill graduates have launched careers with such organizations as nearby NBCSports, Titleist-Footjoy and Reebok.
With its location near Boston—one of the country’s most successful sports cities— Stonehill provides its students with a vast array of internship opportunities in professional sports.
Stonehill students can intern with sports athletic departments as well. Students also can intern at major corporations seeking to market through sports now that sports sponsorships are becoming increasingly prevalent. Media opportunities are also available.
Previous students at Stonehill have interned with the following organizations:
A Growing Industry
Career and Internship Opportunities
Demand in the sports management industry is highest in the following metropolitan areas, with Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH ranked 7th in the country.
- New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA
- Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA
- Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI
- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA
- Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX
- Athletic Administration
- Public Relations
- Sports Analytics
- Coordinator Intern – Spring Training Office
- Brand Ambassador Intern
- Sports Agency Internship
- Sports Marketing Intern
- Venue Management Intern
- Strategic Partnerships Intern
- Operations Intern
- Marketing Relations Assistant Intern
- Box Office & Ticketing Intern
- Game Day Baseball Operations Intern
- Agency Intern
- Baseball Outreach & Development Intern
- Guest Relations Intern
- Ticket Sales Representative
- Marketing Coordinator
- Account Executive
- Regional Coordinator
- Stadium Operations Assistant
- Sales & Membership Consultant
- New Business Associate
- Operations Associate
- Event Manager
- Communications Coordinator
Career Development Resources for Students
The Career Development team offers extensive assistance to students seeking employment, pursuing advanced studies or participating in postgraduate service opportunities. By completing internships and utilizing mentors, students are empowered to build lifelong career management skills.
Organizations involved in assessing U.S. colleges and universities continually cite Stonehill as being among the best in the nation when it comes to value, outcomes and a commitment to making the world a better place. See full list of accolades.
Common questions about a sports management major
If working in and around the world of sports appeals to you, then consider a major in sports management at Stonehill College. Learn more
The best part about the Stonehill’s Sports Management program is that it can take you where you want to go — whether that means majoring in sports management, creating an interdisciplinary minor with it, or continuing your studies with a master's degree. Learn more
If you major in sports management, what can you do with it? What type of jobs can you find and what kind of salaries do those jobs pay? Learn more
The short answer is a full-time student will finish their sports management degree in four years. Learn more about what you can expect during that time.
Learn more about tuition and other expenses associated with a sports management major.