Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis

Dustin Campbell

Dustin Campbell, BS ‘12

This Indianapolis native found his slam dunk career working with the Pacers. Dustin works to build relationships between local businesses and the Pacers and makes sure the stadium is filled with excited fans on game day. "I still lean on what I learned through my coursework at PETM. It's very relevant to what I do now."


Sports Management

Welcome to one of the nation’s sports hubs—home to six professional sports franchises, several major Olympic governing bodies, NCAA, and the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. IU PETM students will tell you our program—and the city of Indianapolis—create the perfect real-life laboratory for the study of Sports Management.

Every day feels like game day for IU PETM Sports Management graduates, who work in a wide array of exciting positions at sports organizations and venues. Become an expert in the business side of sports, and you’ll always be a major player in the game.

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Program Benefits

PETM Sports Management students have many opportunities to work directly with sports organizations before they graduate. You’ll intern with professional and amateur sports teams and solve real-life business problems for a local sports association through the Sport Management Consulting Project. Our expert faculty will provide you with a balanced degree program and wide-reaching curriculum that includes experiences with sport sales, sport sponsorship, and sport law.

Great Careers

The multibillion-dollar sports field offers numerous job opportunities for IU PETM students, and Sports Management careers are booming. You’ll get connected to the best jobs through our professors’ professional connections and the Indianapolis sports industry. You might manage an arena or stadium, coordinate a youth fitness program, handle publicity for your favorite team, or develop or market the next innovative sports products.