Master of Science in Sport Management

The Master of Science in Sport Management is designed for people working in a variety of sports organizations. These include national governing bodies of amateur sports, international organizations such as the International Olympic Committee and its subsidiaries, charitable institutions, professional and amateur sports organizations, as well as college and university athletic departments. Many graduates of sport management programs work in institutions of higher education in the student services area where facilities are managed and physical activities such as intramurals are programmed and supervised.

The MS in Sport Management requires 36 credit hours of study, the student must complete:

A. Sports Management Concentration

  • SMGT 6380 Sport Management, Administration, and Finance
  • SMGT 6382 Human Resources in Sport Management
  • SMGT 6384 Leadership and Organization in Sport Management
  • SMGT 6370 Psychosocial Aspects of Sport Activity
  • SMGT 6375 Sport Governance and Legal Issues in a Global Environment
  • SMGT 6390 Research and Decision Analysis in Sport Management

B. Support Courses

  • ADMN 6310 Accounting Concepts and Issues
  • KEHP 6379 Adapted Physical Activity and Sport
  • ORGD 6320 Organizational Behavior and Learning
  • 6 hours of Electives

C. SMGT 6386 Internship in Sport Management