Dream Jobs in Sports Finance and Administration, 1st Edition

  • Marty Gitlin
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  • ISBN-10: 1477775218
  • ISBN-13: 9781477775219
  • DDC: 796.069
  • Grade Level Range: 7th Grade - 12th Grade
  • 144 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2014 | Published/Released March 2016
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2014

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Many people dream of making it to the big leagues, but very few will make it there as athletes. This does not mean that the dream of a career in the sports industry should be discarded. Those who have an interest in business, finance, and management should set their sights on sports finance and administration. This highly practical career guide highlights the various academic and professional pathways that one can follow to arrive at a career in the sports industry. It comes fully loaded with resource lists of college programs, Bureau of Labor Statistics data, and At-a-Glance fact sheets.

Features and Benefits

  • Detailed Table of Contents, Instructional Guide, Sidebars, List of Organizations, Glossary, For Further Information Section, Web Sites, Further Reading, Bibliography, Index, Award-winning Author.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: The Wide World of Sports Finance and Administration.
2: Planting the Seeds for Success.
3: Closing in on a Career.
4: Putting Your Best Foot Forward.
5: Careers at the College and Pro Levels.
6: Careers at the High School, Youth, and Olympic Levels.
College and University Programs in Sports Administration and Management.
A Career in Sports Finance and Administration At a Glance.
Bureau of Labor Statistics Information.
For More Information.
For Further Reading.
Other Backmatter.