M.Sc. On Campus

Kinesiology and Recreation - Sport Management

Illinois State University

12 months
838 USD/credit 27654 USD/year
838 USD/credit 27654 USD/year
404 USD/credit 13332 USD/year
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This Kinesiology and Recreation - Sport Management program at Illinois State University helps students make the jump from sports fan to sport management. It includes innovative curriculum, small class sizes, and numerous opportunities to network and gain practical experience.


About this Degree

Our students work hard in the field and in the classroom. Through field trips, speakers, and class activities, students have numerous opportunities to connect with high-level sport executives and get practical experience with assistantships, internships, and volunteer opportunities.

These experiences give Illinois State students an impressive resume and thanks to our relationships with sport organizations throughout the country, they are able to form strong networking partnerships that often help them land a job in the sports industry.

Kinesiology and Recreation - Sport Management students at Illinois State University work directly with Redbird Athletics and other local and regional sport properties in consulting roles that connect students to the sport industry, solve industry problems, and serve our communities using sport as a vehicle.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Statistics in Applied Science and Technology

  • Research Methodology

  • The Sport Industry

  • Facility And Event Management In Sport And Recreation

  • Fiscal Management In Sport & Recreation

  • Principles Of Sport Law

  • Marketing Of Sport And Recreation

  • Advanced Topics In Sport Management

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


33 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • have earned a four-year bachelor's degree or its equivalent from a college or university that is accredited by the appropriate regional accrediting association, or do so within one academic year
  • present unofficial transcripts from each college or university other than Illinois State at which graduate, undergraduate, or non-degree credit was earned.
  • You must have a 3.0 on a 4.0 scale for either the last 60 hours of undergraduate coursework or any previous work in a master's program.
  • Submit a current resume that outlines your education and work history (2-page maximum)
  • Career Goal Statement

  • Submit the names and email addresses of three references for letters of recommendation within the online application.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    27654 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 838 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    27654 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 838 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • In-State

    13332 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 404 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Normal

1100 - 1500 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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