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Sport Management (Thesis)

12 months
850 USD/credit 25500 USD/year
850 USD/credit 25500 USD/year
425 USD/credit 12750 USD/year
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Do you have a passion for sports? Are you interested in gaining knowledge about the intricacies of the sport industry? The Master of Science in Sport Management (Thesis) at the Troy University with a concentration in sport management is designed to propel its graduates into leadership roles in a diverse and evolving sports industry.


About the program

The Sport Management (Thesis) program at Troy University is offered in both traditional and fully online formats and is one of only a few in the world that is accredited by the Commission on Sport Management Accreditation (COSMA).

The educational experience offered by the program facilitates the development of students’ analytical and critical thinking capabilities as well as enhances oral and written communication skills. The program is designed to create an integrated academic learning environment for analyzing and resolving challenges in the sport industry. As students move through the program, they learn through a variety of mediums including lectures, seminars and practical experience through event and program execution and design. Students also have the option to complete an internship for career preparation.

The Sport Management faculty at TROY possesses expertise in a variety of areas acquired through their practical experiences in the sport industry, including professional, collegiate, recreational and high school. This experience allows faculty to provide students with unique insight into the industry and enriches students’ learning experiences by integrating their knowledge of the industry and their research expertise. The faculty is also student-centered indicating their dedication to student achievement and success.

The sport industry is valued at over $400 billion, and its growth is expected to continue for their foreseeable future. This growth has produced an increase in employment opportunities resulting in a demand for individuals with advanced sport management degrees. So, whether a student’s plans are to start his or her career or pursue a doctoral degree, a graduate of TROY’s sport management master’s program will be prepared with the knowledge and skills to succeed. Take the first step in joining other TROY Sport and Fitness Management graduates currently working in:

  • NBA
  • NFL
  • Division I athletics departments
  • Campus recreation
  • Minor League sport
  • IMG College
  • Event management
  • Recreation departments

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Physical Education, Sport & the Law 
  • Risk Management in Sport 
  • Organizational Behavior and Leadership in Sport 
  • Sport Finance 
  • Sport Economics 
  • Sociological Aspects of Sport 
  • Specialized Study in SFM/KHP 
  • Current Issues in Sport & Fitness Management 
  • Sport Consumer Behavior 
  • Sport Communication 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Hold a baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited university with a minimum overall undergraduate grade point average of 2.5 (4.0 scale) or a 3.0 grade point average on the last 30 semester hours and
  • Have an acceptable score on the appropriate entrance exam - official test score required,.
  • Provide an official letter of recommendation. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    25500 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 850 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    25500 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 850 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • In-State

    12750 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 425 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Troy

850 - 1300 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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