MS in Sport Management: Sport Hospitality Management

Overview

Master in Sport Management

There is robust opportunity to provide service to the sporting events and venues that generate big business, strongly impacting their communities and local economies. Whether your background is in hospitality, event management, marketing, or communication, Sport Hospitality concentration courses in sales strategies, international sport management, the management of facilities and special events, and more will help you focus and refine your skills.

The 36 credits of coursework includes:

  • 24 credits of the core MS in Sport Management curriculum
  • 9 credits of Sport Hospitality concentration courses
  • 3-credit capstone option of either a thesis or an internship

Curriculum

COURSE CODE COURSE TITLE CREDITS
Core Courses
COM705 Media Relations 3
SMGT701 Current Issues in Sports 3
SMGT703 Sport Sponsorship & Marketing 3
SMGT704 Sport & the Law 3
SMGT705 Fin Management in the Sport Industry 3
SMGT709 Managing Diversity in Sport Organization 3
SMGT711 Sport Leadership to Shape the Future 3
SMGT780 Research & Design in the Sport Industry 3
Capstone Options
SMGT781 Writing & Reporting Research in Sport 3
SMGT797 Internship 3
Concentration Courses
SMGT721 Introduction to Sport Hospitality 3
SMGT723 Sport Sales Strategies 3
Choose 1 of the following:
MGMT743 Fundraising Concepts & Practices 3
SMGT713 International Sport Management 3
SMGT722 Managing Sport Facilities/Special Events 3

Course Schedule

<strong>Summer 2016 Course Schedule</strong>

Summer Main Session, 5/17-8/24
Summer Session I, 5/17-7/5
Summer Session II, 7/6-8/24
Course NumberNameFormatDay/TimeSession Dates
MGMT 798 Research Project Capstone Capstone Online 5/17-8/24
MGMT 799 Internship Capstone Capstone Online 5/17-8/24
MGMT 700 21st Century Global Leadership Online Summer I 5/17-7/5
MGMT 704 Financial Management Online Summer I 5/17-7/5
MGMT 705 Organizational Theory Online Summer I 5/17-7/5
MGMT 707 Operations Strategy Online Summer I 5/17-7/5
MGMT 726 Services & Programs for Older Adults Online Summer I 5/17-7/5
MGMT 731 Human Resource Law Hybrid R. 5/19: 6:30 p.m.-9 p.m. 5/17-7/5
MGMT 748 Social Marketing Online Summer I 5/17-7/5
MGMT 751 Business Strategy Online Summer I 5/17-7/5
MGMT 756 Policy & Brand Management in Hospitality Online Summer I 5/17-7/5
MGMT 703 Strategic Information Management Online Summer II 7/6-8/24
MGMT 706 Marketing Management Online Summer II 7/6-8/24
MGMT 714 Principles of Project Management Online Summer II 7/6-8/24
MGMT 728 Human Resources Management Online Summer II 7/6-8/24
MGMT 736 Leadership & Operations in Lodging Mgmt Online Summer II 7/6-8/24
MGMT 740 Consumer Behavior Online Summer II 7/6-8/24
MGMT 744 Global Marketing Online Summer II 7/6-8/24
MGMT 752 Change Management Online Summer II 7/6-8/24
Fall Main Session, 9/6-12/6
Fall Session I, 9/6-10/25
Fall Session II, 10/26-12/14
Course NumberNameFormatDay/TimeSession Dates
SMGT 797 Internship
Prereq: SMGT 780 or taken concurrently
Online TBA 9/6-12/6
SMGT 701 Current Issues in Sports Online Fall I 9/6-10/25
SMGT 705 Fin Management in the Sport Industry Online Fall I 9/6-10/25
SMGT 713 International Sport Management Online Fall I 9/6-10/25
SMGT 722 Managing Sport Facilities/Special Events Online Fall I 9/6-10/25
SMGT 723 Sport Sales Strategies Online Fall I 9/6-10/25
SMGT 731 Ethical Non-Profit Sport Management Online Fall I 9/6-10/25
SMGT 780 Research & Design in the Sport Industry Online Fall I 9/6-10/25
SMGT 702 Hist & Func of Sport in Society Online Fall II 10/26-12/14
SMGT 703 Sport Sponsorship & Marketing Online Fall II 10/26-12/14
SMGT 704 Sport & the Law Online Fall II 10/26-12/14
SMGT 707 Exec & Strat leadership in the Sport Ind Online Fall II 10/26-12/14
SMGT 709 Managing Diversity in Sport Organization Online Fall II 10/26-12/14
SMGT 712 Intercollegiate Rules & Procedures Online Fall II 10/26-12/14
SMGT 781 Writing & Reporting Research in Sport
Prereq: SMGT 780 or taken concurrently
Online Fall II 10/26-12/14