Online Master of Science in Sport Management Program Details

Cost of Attendance


  • Per credit hour: $915
  • Total tuition: $33,290


  • University fee: $75/semester
  • Application fee: $50
  • Books/Supplies: Students can expect to spend approximately $300-$1,000 for textbooks and other course materials per semester.
  • Travel/Residency: None


Admission Requirements

To be eligible for admission into the online Master of Science in Sport Management, you must meet the following requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution
  • 2.75 minimum grade point average (GPA)
  • Official, original transcripts from all colleges and universities attended
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Personal essay
  • Résumé
  • Online application
  • Nonrefundable $50 application fee


Program Curriculum

Offered through the Ruth S. Ammon School of Education, the M.S. in Sport Management is comprised of two foundation courses, four core courses, five specialization courses and a capstone for a grand total of 36 credits. The program is designed to be completed in six semesters over the span of two years. You may choose between specializations in Collegiate Athletic Administration and Sport Marketing.

Foundation Courses (6 credit hours)

Introduction to Sport Management (3)
Research in Sport Management (3)

Core Courses (12 credit hours)

Contemporary Issues in Sport Management Environments (3)
Technology in Sport Management (3)
Sport Management Personnel & Program Evaluation (3)
Sport Marketing (3)

Specialization Courses – Collegiate Athletic Administration (15 credit hours)

Athletic Administration (3)
Intramural & Recreational Management (3)
Sport Facility & Event Management (3)
Sport Communication & Media Relations (3)
Sport Law & Athletic Compliance (3)

Specialization Courses – Sport Marketing (15 credit hours)

Analysis of Sport Branding Strategies (3)
Public Relations in Sport Management (3)
Sport Alliances and Sponsorships (3)
Sport Licensing and Merchandising (3)
Sport Promotion & Sales Management (3)

Capstone (3 credit hours)

Sport Management Capstone (3) 

Total: 36 credits 
* Curriculum is subject to change

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