The online Master of Science in Sport Management program provides professionals in the field an opportunity to advance their careers through the latest athletic administration and sport management skills, taught by qualified experts in both the academy and within the Industry. Students explore the latest research, best practices and gain skills in athletic administration and sport related business management. Our graduates often obtain immediate consideration for career advancement or pursue doctoral degrees in sport management.
The hybrid format offers flexibility to complete courses at times that are convenient for students. The online master’s degree is expected to be completed in eighteen months. Students will complete 50 percent of the coursework online and the remaining half will be completed on-site at the WVU campus during a two-week period over two consecutive summers. During the summer on-campus format, students network and interact with their cohort and faculty.
To enhance their careers, students must expand their skill sets including event management, administration and governance, staffing, marketing and resource development. The WVU online master’s sport management program prepares students to become marketable professionals in the ever-changing sport industry.