Daniel Purjes: Sports Management News
Based on the outlook of the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, sports management is a growing field with rosy projections until the year 2026. Daniel Purjes aims to keep up with the news and developments in the field of sports management through this page. If you’re interested to have a career in sports management, Daniel Purjes encourages you to follow and read this page. Here is the latest news in and about the field:
The University of Saint Joseph Offers New Undergraduate in Sport Management and Promotion
The University of Saint Joseph in Connecticut has expanded their undergraduate offerings to include Sport Management and Promotion. Daniel Purjes shares that the program is an interdisciplinary major that will combine courses from Human Behavior in Organizations, Business Law and Sports Law, Marketing Management, Venue Management & Design, as well as Ethics in Sports. Students who are passionate about sports can enroll at USJ’s program to enjoy competitive internship opportunities and a promising career in the field of Sport Team Management, Recreation Administration, Health and Fitness Management, Sport Marketing, and Venue and Event Management
Lasell and Major League Lacrosse Forge Partnership for Students
Daniel Purjes is excited for Lasell students who will benefit from the job and internship opportunities with Major League Lacrosse. The partnership is the project of Assistant Professor of Sports Management Janice Savitz. Lasell, however, is the only winner in the deal. This is because Major League Lacrosse players and coaches will also get discounted tuition rates when they study at Lasell. As their very first project, Lasell and the Major League Lacrosse have formed the Major League Lacrosse Street Team. Interns who get accepted into the team will be mentored in events, marketing, and sales and be given the opportunity to expand their professional network. Last month, Lasell ranked in the Top 10 of the U.S. News list of top colleges with high internship completion rates.
Florida State University’s Sport Management Master’s Degree Program Named Best in the Country
To make it in this field, students are generally advised to get further education and training, and what better school to improve your skills than Florida State University. Daniel Purjes shares that College Choice has awarded the university’s Sport Management Master’s Degree Program #1 in the nation. According to College Choice, the winner was based on the balance between providing a quality education and an affordable tuition fee to students, as well as assistance for job preparation. FSU boasts of a number of professional networking opportunities. Daniel Purjes says that the average tuition for the program is around $16,500.
Adelphi University Bags #1 Spot for Online Master’s in Sport Administration
Daniel Purjes encourages young professionals to earn a Master’s degree to boost their career prospects and income potential. Last October, Best College Reviews unveiled the #1 online Master’s program in the country, ranking Adelphi University’s at the top spot. The online Master’s has 36 required credit-hours and is described to offer excellent career networking opportunities for graduates.
For those curious who else made it on the list, University of Massachusetts at Amherst bagged the #2 spot; Texas A&M University at #3; Florida Atlantic University at #4; and Western Carolina University at #5.