PricewaterhouseCoopers predicts that global sports market revenues will rise at an annual growth rate of 3.7 per cent from $121 billion in 2010 to $145 billion in 2015. Humber Sport Management graduates can earn positions with a variety of sport institutions such as amateur or professional sports teams and organizations, community sport and recreation agencies, sport governing bodies, sport event management organizations, intercollegiate athletics, private facilities, and within the sporting goods industry.
Potential jobs include:
– sport event and marketing co-ordinator
– sponsorship co-ordinator
– athletic director or program manager
– member services manager
– ticket sales controller/supervisor
– account executive
– advertising/media co-ordinator
– facility, campus recreation or varsity manager.
Professional Accreditation, Endorsement and Recognition
Qualified students have the opportunity to earn certification in Parks and Recreation Ontario’s HIGH FIVE Sport Program and National Coaching Certification Program (NCCP) Multi-sport Competition Introduction module(s).
Qualified students in this program are eligible to undertake one of the short duration experiential learning opportunities, which operate annually in May and are 10 to 20 days in length. Destinations include Europe and Asia.
Our Industry Partnerships
Humber’s School of Hospitality, Recreation & Tourism has a number of partners, which provide placements for students, employ graduates, fund student awards and scholarships, and give lectures. Important partners of the Sport Management program include Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment, Ontario Sport Alliance, Ontario College Athletic Association, Tennis Canada, Ontario Minor Hockey Association, City of Brampton Parks and Recreation, Ontario Soccer Association, Toronto Rock Lacrosse, and Toronto Sports Council.
Humber’s Sport Management diploma program includes two work placements in semesters five and six. Humber partners with the Toronto Sports Council in the development and delivery of its internship program. Placements occur across industry sectors, including professional sports associations, community and amateur sports bodies, and private sector sports organizations. These placements provide valuable experience and industry contacts.
Your Future Study Options
Qualified graduates of this program may be eligible to apply their academic credits toward further study at many postsecondary institutions. Visit humber.ca/transferoptions for detailed information.