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Kinesiology - Sport Management, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
University rank #369 (BCR) Online
One of the first Sport Management Programs to be offered completely online, the Sport Management graduate program consistently ranks in the top five on-line programs nationally. We offer graduate- level preparation for the exciting field of Sport Management.
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Our graduate program has been in existence for decades and is recognized for quality and affordability. Our graduate program is highly rated and an outstanding value in Sport Management education.

Our online graduate program of study offers both internship and thesis options. Our 33 hour, year-round program of study provides flexibility for practicing professionals as well as full-time graduate students. Students can reasonably expect to graduate in just 3 or 4 semesters even those with undergraduate degrees not related to the field. The courses reflect common competencies critical for professional success at the next level. A mixture of required core courses and electives allow students an ability to customize their program to fit their professional needs/aspirations.

Students have numerous opportunities to build professional relationships with sport organizations.

This program is designed to prepare students for careers in areas associated with physical activity and sports. The student has a choice of area specialization from one of the following options: Sports Management, Exercise Science, or Pedagogy (Teaching Physical Education).

Students may contact the school graduate coordinator for specific course requirements.

Student Learning Outcomes Per Option

Sport Management

  • Explain the major theories and concepts of the Sports Management discipline.
  • Apply sports management and leadership principles to various sports organizations.
  • Apply promotion and public relation strategies.
  • Analyze and conduct sport marketing research.
  • Analyze financial management in sport industry and create successful strategies for a sport enterprise.
  • Analyze case law in the sport industry and create legal strategies for successful sport enterprise.
  • Use graduate level theories and concepts to demonstrate organizational, managerial, and administrative skills.

Programme Structure

Cousrses include:

  • Sport Law and Risk Management 
  • Advanced Sport Marketing 
  • Sport Finance 
  • Organizational Leadership in Athletics and Sport 
  • Sport Public Relations 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode

English Language Requirements

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 2.75

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2.75 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • To be accepted into Sport Management, a student must have a major related to Business Management , Sport Management or appropriate background courses. 
  • For all Master of Science in Kinesiology degree programs a minimum undergraduate grade point average of 2.75 or a grade point average of 3.00 on 9 semester hours of earned graduate credit is required.

For graduate applicants who do not meet the 2.75 GPA requirement, additional items will be required:

  • Statement of Purpose - statement articulating why the prospective student wants to pursue and advanced degree in our program.
  • Reference - Names of references will be requested in order to contact these individuals regarding the potential graduate student’s ability to successfully complete the graduate degree.
GRE score is recommended for students not meeting GPA requirements.

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Tuition Fee

  • International

    627 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 627 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    314 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 314 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
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