Master of Science
MSM with a Concentration in Sports Management
This concentration has additional program competencies of:
- Demonstrating the ability to apply strong sports management skills and strategies critical to the operation of sport organizations.
- Formulate an advanced understanding of the governance and regulation of sport organizations.
- Contrast the needed skills in the finance of sport organizations including key elements of budgeting, accounting, public/private financing, and revenue development.
- Categorize the necessary skills in understanding the economics of sport including concepts of supply and demand, economic forecasting, and economic impact assessment.
To fulfill the requirements for the MSM with a concentration in Sports Management, students must complete an 18-credit hour Business Management core, a 12-credit hour concentration plus six elective credits. While some course sequencing is necessary, the program is designed to permit students to complete requirements at their own pace. The 12 courses listed below are required for completion of the MSM with a concentration in Sports Management.
MGT 6501 Organization Theory and Design
MGT 6503 Leadership Development and Change Management
MGT 7400 Analysis of Decision Making
MGT 7710 Integrative Independent Study Project A
MGT 7800 Strategy in Organizations
MGT 8800 Integrative Independent Study Project B
MSP 7500 Business Strategy In Sports Administration
MSP 7502 Sports Economics and Finance
MSP 7504 Sports Law, Governance and Compliance
MSP 7506 Sport Service and Event Marketing
*It is recommended that students who did not complete an undergraduate internship take MSP 7503 , Sports Administration Graduate Internship as one of their electives.
Total core/concentration courses is 12 courses equaling 36 credit hours.
This information applies to students who enter this degree program during the 2014-2015 Academic Year. If you entered this degree program before the Fall 2014 semester, please refer to the academic catalog for the year you began your degree program.