This study reports the effects of school burnout of sports science students on their employment hope. The aim of this study was to investigate the effect of school burnout on employment hope among students of faculty of sports science. In this study where the causal-comparative research model was implemented, the population consists of 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th-year students who study in the departments of coaching, sports management, and physical education in the faculty of sports science of a Turkish university. In the study, 95% confidence interval and 5% margin of error were used, and convenience sampling, a type of non-probability sampling method, was used to perform the study. The study sample consisted of a total of 252 students who were 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th-year students at the departments of coaching, sports management, and physical education. The data were obtained by using the School Burnout Inventory and the Employment Hope Scale. Since the study data was normally distributed, ancova, manova, and multiple linear regression parametric tests were used to perform intervariable impact analysis. It was found that school burnout experienced by the students had a significant negative effect on their employment hopes. In conclusion, it was found that measures taken toward reducing the students' school burnout levels play an important role in the increase in their employment hope.
Psychological empowerment goal-oriented pathway, school burnout, emotional exhaustion, employment hope.