Meet Warda: Sport management (B.S.'23)

"The sport management program at WMU is amazing and the faculty are so supportive of its students."

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Sport management at WMU

The sport management program provides the student with the academic preparation and practical training required for success in the sport industry. Specifically, it prepares students for careers in professional sports, college athletics, amateur sports, youth sports or corporate positions with a sport-related component. Job functions in the sport industry include facility management, sport promotion and marketing, sport media, customer or community relations, sport sponsorship, licensing, sport information and sport law, etc.

News story

  • Warda Niaz poses for a photo in her cap and gown.

    Warda Niaz initially thought she'd pursue a career in coaching but pivoted to sports marketing and hasn't looked back. Thanks to the support of expert staff in the sport management program and hands-on learning opportunities, she's ready to hit the ground running in her career.

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