It is the intent of the dual degree program for selected candidates to pursue both degrees simultaneously, as outlined in the sample program of study presented below. However, students may pursue either degree first and subsequently the second degree or may pursue both degrees simultaneously.

Students seeking to enter the dual degree program must apply separately to each program and be admitted independently to the College of Business and Economics’ Master of Business Administration program and the College of Physical Activity and Sport Sciences’ Master of Sport Management program. The selection processes will be administered concurrently spring semester and students must satisfy admission requirements of both programs.


2017-2019 Plan of Study

All classes are three credit hours except BADM 571

Year One

Summer

  • BADM 527 Macroeconomics
  • BADM 525 Marketing Management 
  • BADM 522 Business Research & Statistics

Fall

not required BADM 535 Organizational Behavior
  • BADM 511 Managerial Economics
  • 521 Financial Reporting & Analysis
  • 512 Law, Ethics, and Diversity
  • Analysis (online) or ENTR 430 Business Analysis & Planning
  • 571 Professional Development Practicum

Spring

  • BADM 562 International Business
  • BADM 532 Corporate Finance
  • BADM 551 Global Planning and Strategy
  • BADM 528 Managerial Accounting
  • BADM 531 Operations/Supply Chain Management
  • BADM 571 Professional Development Practicum

Year Two

Summer

  • BADM 611 Management Information Systems (online)

Fall

  • SM 621 Sport Publicity/Public Relations
  • SM 627 MBA Elective: Legal Issues – Sport Administration
  • SM 646 Sport Marketing
  • SM 675 Fund-Raising
  • SM 680 Sociocultural and Ethical Dimensions of Sport

Spring

  • SM 630 Sport Sponsorship & Sales Management
  • SM 635 Sport Management Processes
  • SM 660 NCAA Compliance/Current Issues
  • SM 670 Sport Finance

Summer

  • SM 685 Internship – Sport Management

MBA: 38 credit hours plus 12 hours from Sport Management = 50
Sport Management: 27 credit hours plus 9 hours from MBA = 36 (BADM 522, 562, 523)

  • Mark Mgmt – SM 646 (Sports Marketing)
  • OB – SM 635 (Sport Mgmt Processes)
  • Leadership – SM 670 (Sport Finance)
  • Elective – SM 627 (legal issues)
Graduation in August 2017 with a Master of Business Administration and a Master of Science in Sport Management