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Sports Management (M.Ed.)

A graduate degree in sports management prepares you for a career in overseeing the operations of professional and amateur athletics, recreational facilities and other organizational and business entities in the sports and fitness industries. This degree program gives you the right blend of general and specific exposure to the topics you need to succeed in your desired career path.

Possible career options for a graduate with a Master's in Sports Management include: 

  • Amateur athletics
  • Facilities and event management
  • Sports media
  • Professional teams and leagues
  • Sport merchandising leisure and fitness
  • Other areas and industries particularly sales and management

Prerequisites: Completion of 24 undergraduate semester hours in Parks and Recreation Management (PRM), Health and Physical Education (HPE), Kinesiology (KINES), Athletic Training Program (ATEP), Business Management (MNGMT), Marketing (MRKTG),General Business (GEBUS) or related areas.