online M.S. program in Sport Management prepares students to become
marketable professionals in the dynamic sport industry. Students collaborate
with highly qualified experts in the academy and leaders within the sport industry.
Students also explore the latest research, identify best practices, and develop
practical skills in sport-related business management. A range of topics are
discussed and career-enhancing skill sets acquired including event management,
administration and governance, staffing, marketing, and resource development. Program
graduates obtain immediate consideration for career advancement and continue to
pursue further education in sport management at the doctoral level.
This 36 credit hour master’s program is designed for working sport management professionals or those seeking initial access to the field. The format allows students to complete online courses during spring and fall semesters and blended courses (online and on-campus) during the summer. During the summer on-campus sessions, students network and interact with other cohort members and their faculty. This is ideal for professionals with demanding schedules who need to balance work and family while continuing their education. The online master’s degree is expected to be completed in eighteen months. Tuition is offered at the in-state rate for all students with the goal of increased affordability and access.