MS in Sport Management: Sport Leadership

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Leaders in Sport Management must understand the current and future trends facing the sport industry. Students will be prepared to be effective leaders in the varied segments and businesses in the sport industry through the study of major themes of leadership in sport organizations, fundraising and development, and the practices and procedures of athletic governing bodies. View the Master of Sport Management with a concentration in Sport Leadership admission requirements.

Students who pursue the Master of Science in Sport Management with a concentration in Sport Leadership will take the following courses:

Core MS Curriculum
21 credits

COM 705 Media Relations 3
MGMT 701 Fundamentals of Executive Development 3
MGMT 704 Financial Management 3
SMGT 701 Current Issues in Sports 3
SMGT 702 History and Function of Sport in Society 3
SMGT 703 Sport Sponsorship and Marketing 3
SMGT 704 Sport and the Law 3

Sport Leadership Concentration Courses
9 credits

SMGT 711 Sport Leadership to Shape the Future 3
MGMT 713

MGMT 737
Fundraising and Development
OR
Annual Capital Campaigns and Major Gifts
3
SMGT 712 Intercollegiate Athletics Rules and Procedures 3

Capstone Experience
6 credits

Choose one of the following:
SMGT 798 Thesis 6
SMGT 799 Internship 6

View our complete graduate course descriptions.

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