Master of Arts in Sport Management

The Master of Arts in Sport Management program is designed to develop graduates who can pursue careers in sport-related professions or businesses. Graduates can seek positions in professional, collegiate, interscholastic (K-12), civic, or ministry areas of sport. It is a 36-hour program containing a 24-hour core of courses and a 9-hour emphasis in business management and leadership.

ADMISSION

The student must be accepted by the Master’s Degrees Admission Committee.

PROGRAM PREREQUISITES

No prerequisite coursework is required for this program.

PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS

course

Credit hours

Required Core Curriculum

24

KNES 5305 - Sport Sales and Promotion
KNES 5309 - Sport Finance
KNES 5330 - Sport Marketing
KNES 5332 - Sport Facility and Event Management

KNES 6326 - Psychology of Sport and Performance
or
KNES 6308 - Sociology of Sport

KNES 6330 - Legal and Ethical Issues in Sport (S-L)
KNES 6331 - Business of Sport

MANA 6303 - Research and Statistics
or
KNES 6305 - Measurement, Evaluation, and Research in Kinesiology 

Leadership Courses

9

CRMN 6310 - Conflict Resolution Management
 
MANA 6310 - Leadership in Management
or
MANA 6331 - Leadership Coaching and Counseling

MANA 6314 - Organizational Change and Development 

Internship

3

KNES 5321 - Internship

Total Credit Hours Required

36

(S-L)=Course(s) with field-based service-learning component.

Refer to individual course descriptions for course requisites.

COURSE DESCRIPTIONS

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