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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, a 9-hour emphasis on business management and leadership, and a 3-hour internship.

ADMISSION

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

PROGRAM REQUISITES

No requisite coursework is required for this program.

PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS

course

Credit hours

Required Core Curriculum

24

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

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

SPRM 6330 - Legal and Ethical Issues in Sport (S-L)
SPRM 6331 - Business of Sport
KINE 6305 - Measurement, Evaluation, and Research in Kinesiology 

Leadership Courses

9

MANA 5310 - Ethical Leadership
or
MANA 6331 - Leadership Coaching and Counseling

MANA 6314 - Organizational Change and Development

MANA 6358 - Business Negotiations and Conflict Resolution 

Internship

3

KINE 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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