MS in Sport Management: Sport Leadership

Overview

Master in Sport Management

The broadest concentration option, Sport Leadership covers the ground of a traditional MBA, but with a focus on sport. Coursework addresses operational and financial aspects of a sports franchise or organization, as well as topics including media relations, the law, and service to an increasingly global set of stakeholders and fans.

The 36 credits of coursework includes:

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

Curriculum

COURSE CODE COURSE TITLE CREDITS
Choose 3 from the following:
MGMT743 Fundraising Concepts & Practices 3
SMGT707 Exec & Strat leadership in the Sport Ind 3
SMGT713 International Sport Management 3
SMGT722 Managing Sport Facilities/Special Events 3
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

Course Schedule

<strong>Summer 2016 Course Schedule</strong>

Fall 2016

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

Spring 2017

Course NumberNameFormatInstructorDay/TimeSession Dates
SMGT 797 Internship Online TBA TBA 1/17 - 5/4
SMGT 703 Sport Sponsorship & Mktg Online TBA Session I 1/17 - 3/7
SMGT 707 Exec & Strat leadership in the Sport Ind Online TBA Session I 1/17 - 3/7
SMGT 709 Managing Diversity in Sport Organization Online TBA Session I 1/17 - 3/7
SMGT 711 Sport Leadership/shape future Online TBA Session I 1/17 - 3/7
SMGT 780 Research & Design in the Sport Online TBA Session I 1/17 - 3/7
SMGT 704 Sport & the Law Online TBA Session II 3/21 - 5/9
SMGT 712 Intercollegiate Rules/Procedures Online TBA Session II 3/21 - 5/9
SMGT 713 International Sport Management Online TBA Session II 3/21 - 5/9
SMGT 723 Sport Sales Strategies Online TBA Session II 3/21 - 5/9
SMGT 781 Writing & Reporting Research in Sport Online TBA Session II 3/21 - 5/9

Admission Requirements

Candidates seeking admission to Lasell College's Sport Management graduate degree or Certificate programs must hold a bachelor's degree from an accredited institution. GRE/GMAT scores are not required.  The TOEFL may be waived for students whose native language is English or students who have successfully completed a bachelor's degree at an accredited college/university in the United States, United Kingdom, Australia, New Zealand or Canada. All other applicants must submit a TOEFL/IELTS score.

Lasell's Sport Management graduate degree program offers three concentrations: Sport LeadershipSport Hospitality Management, and Sport Non-Profit ManagementAdmission Requirements Checklist:

  1. Online application
  2. Official transcripts of all college-level coursework *
  3. Two professional letters of recommendation from either faculty or employers
  4. A one page personal statement describing your goals, strengths and potential for achievement in graduate school
  5. Resume

A cumulative grade point average of 3.0 is recommended for recent college graduates withfewer than 3 years of professional work experience.*

Materials should be addressed to:
The Office of Graduate Enrollment
Lasell College
1844 Commonwealth Ave.
Newton, MA 02466