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Graduate Catalog 2016-2017 
Graduate Catalog 2016-2017 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Master of Arts in Sport Management

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Advisor: James Lewis
Room 4024-20 Student Recreation Center

The M.A. in Sport Management is a 36-credit program designed to prepare students to blend general management skills with the specific demands of managing sport organizations. Sport management majors acquire a strong foundation in management theory, financial management, communication, ethics, marketing and promotion, and legal aspects of sport. Specific courses in the sport management curriculum provide students with an understanding of the role of sports in society, the role of management in sports, and the opportunity to apply their knowledge in sports-related internships. Towards this end, all courses are designed to meet and/or exceed national standards set forth by the Commission of Sport Management Accreditation, and instruction will focus on both theoretical and applied knowledge.

Admission Requirements

Meet university graduate admissions standards, success completion of an undergraduate major or minor or equivalent appropriate for intended emphasis area, submission of a letter of intent to include education, career and/or research goals and philosophy, current resume and two letters of recommendation. Applicants should refer to the program website for future admissions requirements.

Capstone Experience (6 hours)

Student must have completed 27 credits or receive department approval to begin capstone experience.

Choose one of the following:

Thesis Option

Non-Thesis Option

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