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50 years of world-leading sports business education. 1,400 + alumni working and leading in every sector of sports business. Students from every corner of the world and all walks of life. Industry leading job placement and average salary after graduation. Unmatched alumni loyalty and contribution back to programs. That's the Ohio Family.

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Keep up with the Program

Our students, alumni & faculty are constantly making news in sports business. Stay up to date on the latest happenings and announcements by following our news page.

It's the Network

More than 85 percent of our 1,400 graduates are employed in key positions within intercollegiate athletics, professional sports, public assembly facilities, sports tours, motor sports, corporate sports organizations, sports media, and the entertainment industries. The loyalty of our alumni and the reputation of the program translate into a wide variety of excellent internship and employment opportunities, and contribute to a thriving executive mentorship program for current students.

First in Sports Business

Fifty years ago when Dr. James Mason brought the idea for an academic program built around sports administration to Athens, one could hardly predict the level of complexity that the sports industry has developed today. The Center for Sports Administration was founded to serve as a resource to solve the increasingly difficult issues facing the industry and serves as a platform, bringing together various constituent groups associated with the Ohio University Sports Administration Program.