M.Sc. On Campus

Sports Management

Old Dominion University

12 months
1383 USD/credit
1383 USD/credit
547 USD/credit
Tuition fee
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This Sports Management program at Old Dominion University is designed to prepare students for managerial positions within sport-oriented organizations. Careers in sport promotion, sport marketing, health and fitness center management, sport event management, sport facility/arena management and other sport-related businesses are targeted.


The mission of the Graduate Sport Management Program at Old Dominion University is to prepare students for the opportunities and challenges associated with careers in the sport industry. This is achieved by providing students with theoretical and practical knowledge that will enable them to be successful leaders. The Sports Management curriculum is consistent with current principles and practices of academic and sport marketplace standards. Sport Management is a program area within the Department of Human Movement Sciences. This Department is dedicated to excellence in teaching, scholarship, and service. We prepare professionals in disciplines related to human movement and other activities for the promotion of physical, emotional, and social well-being.

Learning outcomes

The Graduate Sport Management Program at Old Dominion University prepares students for careers in a wide variety of organizations in the sport industry, including:
  • Professional sports
  • Collegiate athletics
  • Event and facility operations
  • Non-profit sport organizations
  • Health and fitness industries
  • Military MWR programs
  • Golf & tennis clubs
  • Campus intramural sports and recreation
  • Corporate sport management and marketing firms
  • Community recreation and leisure agencies

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction to Applied Statistics and Data Analysis
  • Introduction to Research Methods in Education
  • Applied Research Methods in Education
  • Planning and Administration in PE and Sport Programs
  • Applied Learning and Coaching Theory
  • Curriculum Development in Physical Education
  • Motor Learning and Development
  • Assessment/Evaluation and Technology in Sport/PE

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • a score of at least 291 (900 by former scoring standard) in the quantitative and verbal portions of the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) - GRE scores are required for consideration of admission for all candidates. (In some circumstances, students who have either a low GPA or a low GRE score may be considered for admission with provisional status); and
  • demonstrated computer literacy.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    1383 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1383 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    1383 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1383 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • In-State

    547 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 547 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Norfolk

1100 - 1900 USD /month
Living costs

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


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