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Graduate Catalog 2018-19 
Graduate Catalog 2018-19 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Master of Arts in Sport Management

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Advisor: Geumchan Hwang
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 a variety of levels of sport organizations. Sport management majors acquire a strong foundation in management theory, financial management, communication, ethics, marketing and promotion, sport media 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 sport-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, successful 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.

Sport Management Core (12 hours required)

Capstone Course (3 hours required - Advisor Assigned)

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