If you want to be around sports, this is the major for you. Whether you want manage a golf course, write press releases for a pro basketball team, or work directly with athletes, majoring in sport management gives you options in the industry of sport.
This interdisciplinary major offers you a variety of career directions. You’ll choose a specialization in fitness, public relations, or business and tailor your classes and experiences to give you an edge in that area. There is a high priority placed on internships, and your professors will help you find the right one that fits your needs.
The Saurwein Health and Wellness Center offers students the opportunity to gain experience in different areas of sport management through event programming, facility management, and personal training. Heidelberg students help coordinate intramural competitions and run fitness programs on campus.
I chose this major because of my passion for the industry and the endless amount of opportunities available. My professors were so supportive, from classes to internships and job placement. Heidelberg helped me grow academically, professionally and personally, and I loved every second of it.