MS in Sport Management: Sport Non-Profit Management

Available 100% Online

Leaders in the sport non-profit sector must have a strong understanding of the legal mandates as well as the ethical and fiscal responsibilities of non-profit organizations. Students will be prepared to be effective leaders in the sport industry with a focus on the non-profit sport organizations such as the YMCA, boys and girls clubs, town and county sport leagues and sport-related charities through the study of major themes of leadership in sport organizations, fundraising and development, and leading legal, ethical and responsible non-profit sport organizations. View the Master of Sport Management with a concentration in Sport Non-Profit Management admission requirements.

Students who pursue the Master of Science in Sport Management with a concentration in Sport Non-Profit Management 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 Non-Profit Management Concentration Courses
9 credits

MGMT 735 Planning and Writing Successful Grant Proposals 3
MGMT 737 Annual Capital Campaigns and Major Gifts 3
SMGT 731 Leading a Legal, Ethical, and Responsible Non-Profit Sport Organizations 3

Capstone Experience
6 credits

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

View our complete graduate course descriptions.

Student Profile

LTC Jack McKennaMS, Communication; Integrated Marketing CommunicationLTC, US Army“In 2006, I was on patrol in Mosul, Iraq. It was around 130 degrees and I realized at that time I needed to do something else."  

Graduate Information Session
Wednesday, August 20 at 6 p.m.