Kinesiology - Sport Management, M.A. | California State University Long Beach | Long Beach, United States
18 months
12600 USD/year
12600 USD/year
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If you want to combine your passion for sport with a well-developed understanding of the business enterprise—enroll in this comprehensive Kinesiology - Sport Management program at California State University Long Beach.


With a degree in Kinesiology - Sport Management, students get the educational foundation and the practical experience necessary to gain access to a career in this competitive industry. Long Beach State University is pleased to offer a top quality Master's degree in Sport Management, which will help you prepare for a career in the management of sport.

The program offers an excellent curriculum to provide you with the necessary background and conceptual knowledge in the management of sport, along with practical application at various sport sites throughout Southern California. We've taken a quality curriculum and made it more accessible, with a non-traditional accelerated schedule

Program highlights

  • Foundations in the management and marketing of sport activities, personnel, facilities & programs.
  • A distinguished faculty and guest speakers comprised of a dedicated team of professionals and academic leaders.
  • Over 240 active high profile internship placements and event field work.
  • Networking and professional interactions with a diverse group with a wide range of professional sport responsibilities and interests.
  • Focus on career development and sport/athletics business skills.

Programme Structure

Courses include:  

  • Sports Marketing, Development and Fund Raising 
  • Legal and Ethical Issues in Sport
  • Personnel and Facility Management in Athletics 
  • Sport Finance 
  • Sport Management 
  • Field Studies in Sport Event Management 
  • Sports Management Internship 
  • Capstone in Kinesiology
  • Research Methods and Statistical Analysis

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines


36 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A bachelor's degree from an accredited institution with a major in Kinesiology/Physical Education or the equivalent;
  • If a prospective graduate student has a baccalaureate degree in a field other than Kinesiology or Physical Education, he/she may be required to take prerequisite or foundational upper-division undergraduate coursework in Kinesiology.
  • An overall undergraduate GPA of 2.5 or better and an upper division Kinesiology/Physical Education major GPA of 2.75 or better;
  • A minimum cumulative score of 150 on the verbal, 141 on the quantitative and 3.5 on the analytical writing sections of the Graduate Record Examination.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    12600 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 18900 USD for the full programme during 18 months.
  • National

    12600 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 18900 USD for the full programme during 18 months.

Living costs for Long Beach

1400 - 2000 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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