Is a Master’s Degree in Sport Management Worth It?
Determining the Value of a Higher Degree
When deciding whether you will attend graduate school, there are numerous questions to consider. The simplest, yet weightiest, among them may be, “Is getting a master’s degree worth it?” If your primary goals include greater earning potential and job security, then statistically, the answer to this particular question is “Yes.” On average, professionals with a master’s degree have a much higher median income along with a markedly lower unemployment rate.1 But what about factors beyond wage and employability? How can you know whether a master’s degree will help you achieve your specific career objectives?
For those interested in advancing their sport management career, you’ll be pleased to discover the many ways a master’s degree can help solidify your standing in the field and potentially improve your ability to meet your career objectives.
Interested in pursuing a career in sport management? Read our blog post to learn more about how to break into the industry.
1 Retrieved on April 26, 2018, from www.bls.gov/emp/ep_chart_001.htm