Get to the Know the Greater Network of Jayhawk Alumni
Building upon a strong athletic tradition and foundation in sport history, the University of Kansas, birthplace of basketball, is proud to continue creating the next generation of game-changers in the growing world of the sport industry.
After graduation, with so many career opportunities now available to them, alumni of our master’s in sport management* program have naturally gone on to do some pretty impressive sport-related feats.
From the professional level and major league teams to local recreational leagues and corporate operations, members of the KU Sport Management Professional Society have gone on to accomplish many feats and lead athletic organizations of all levels in the sport sector.1
Some of our KU alumni have worked for prestigious organizations, including the Dallas Cowboys, the Seattle Mariners, Fox Sports, the Big Ten Conference and the Special Olympics Kansas.
*This program is a Master of Science in Education (M.S.E.) degree in health, sport management, and exercise science with an emphasis in sport management.
Once you’re a member of the Jayhawk alumni community, you’ll find yourself with a lot more than a few more acquaintances and events to attend. The University of Kansas is committed to your success at every step of your academic and professional career.
We strive to provide our current students and Jayhawk alumni with ongoing support, so you can take charge of your career field from the time you start the program to the time you graduate.
From reviewing your resume and helping you hone your interviewing skills to connecting you with fellow Jayhawk alumni in the industry and assembling a database of career opportunities, we’re here to help you cross the finish line to the career of your dreams.
At the pages below, you can find an assortment of miscellaneous career development and job search resources available to you once you’re in (or out!) of the program:
- KU University Career Center
- KU Writing Center
- KU Communities and Specialized Support
- KU Alumni Association
You’ll increase your opportunities to land rewarding internships and employment roles in sports when you reach out to Jayhawk alumni working in the industry. Use our new, interactive alumni map to search by location and find nearby alumni who can help you get in the door!*
- Retrieved on October 11, 2021, from hses.ku.edu/department-recognize-distinguished-members-sport-management-professional-society