Health and Human Performance
The University of Houston
3855 Holman St. Rm 104 Garrison
Houston, TX 77204-6015
Phone: (713)743-9840
Fax: (713)743-9860

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Career Opportunities


Here at UH we do not focus on one aspect of the industry. We provide a general sport management education that when coupled with a student's minor will help specialize in the field. But what types of careers can you expect with your degree? Below are examples of potential jobs you could attain, broken down into categories.

List of known graduates and their jobs.

Sport Team Management

  • Professional sports team
  • Club team

Athletic Administration

  • College/University athletic department
  • High school athletic department
  • Sports governing body
  • National governing body

Fitness & Recreation Management

  • College/University campus recreation
  • Community recreation
  • Commercial recreation
  • Corporate recreation

Event & Faciltiy Management

  • Sports arenas, ballparks, and stadiums
  • Community sports authority
  • Sports marketing agencies
  • Corporate marketing
  • Retail management

Sports Media

  • Sports radio
  • Sports television
  • Sports print
  • Sports information
  • Sports publicity

Exercise Science

  • Physical therapy clinic
  • Athletic training clinic
  • Personal training
  • Performance training

Links to job posting for various organizations

Amer Alliance for Health, P.E., Rec, and Dance (AAHPERD)
College Sports Info Dir's of Amer (CoSIDA)
College Sports Jobs
Int'l Festivals & Events Assoc (IFEA)
Int'l Ticketing Assoc (INTIX)
Nt'l Assoc of Collegiate Dir's of Athl (NACDA)
Nt'l Collegeiate Athl Assoc (NCAA)
Nt'l Intramural-Rec Sports Asso (NIRSA)
TeamWork Online
TX Alliance for Health, P.E., Rec, and Dance (TAHPERD)
TX Amateur Athl Foundation (TAAF)
TX Rec & Park Soc (TRAPS)

Links to student memberships in professional organizations

AAHPERD $50/yr
CoSIDA $65/yr
CEFMA $25/yr
INTIX $27/yr
NASSM $55/yr
NAAC $25/yr
NAAD $25/yr
NACMA $25/yr
NIRSA $70/yr
TAHPERD $20/yr
TRAPS $25/yr