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

Spring Main Session, 1/19-5/10
Spring Session I, 1/19-3/8
Spring Session II, 3/22-5/10

 

Course NumberNameFormatDay/TimeSession Dates
SMGT 797 Internship
(Prereq: SMGT 780 or taken concurrently)
Online TBA 1/19-5/10
SMGT 703 Sport Sponsorship & Marketing Online Spring I 1/19-3/8
SMGT 709 Managing Diversity in Sport Organization Online Spring I 1/19-3/8
SMGT 711 Sport Leadership to Shape the Future Online Spring I 1/19-3/8
SMGT 722 Managing Sport Facilities/Special Events Online Spring I 1/19-3/8
SMGT 780 Research & Design in the Sport Industry Online Spring I 1/19-3/8
SMGT 701 Current Issues in Sports Online Spring II 3/22-5/10
SMGT 704 Sport & the Law Online Spring II 3/22-5/10
SMGT 705 Fin Management in the Sport Industry Online Spring II 3/22-5/10
SMGT 712 Intercollegiate Rules & Procedures Online Spring II 3/22-5/10
SMGT 713 International Sport Management Online Spring II 3/22-5/10
SMGT 723 Sport Sales Strategies Online Spring II 3/22-5/10
SMGT 781 Writing & Reporting Research in Sport Online Spring II 3/22-5/10