MS in Sport Management: Sport Tourism & Hospitality Management

Overview

MS in Sport Management: Sport Tourism & Hospitality 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
Concentration Courses
SMGT721 Introduction to Sport Hospitality 3
SMGT723 Sport Sales Strategies 3
Capstone Options
SMGT781 Writing & Reporting Research in Sport 3
SMGT797 Internship 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

SUMMER 2017

Summer Main Session, 5/16-8/25
Summer Session I, 5/16-7/5
Summer Session II, 7/6-8/25

Course NumberNameFormatInstructorDay/TimeSession Dates
SMGT 797 Internship (Prereq: SMGT780 Permission from: Daniel Sargeant) Online Savitz, Janice Online 5/16-8/25
SMGT 709 Managing Diversity in Sport Organization Online Thomas, Dwayne Session I 5/16 - 7/5
SMGT 711 Sport Leadership/shape future Online Nowlan, Bill Session I 5/16 - 7/5
SMGT 780 Research & Design in the Sport Industry (Prereq: Instructor Permission) Online Kim, Young Session I 5/16 - 7/5
SMGT 701 Current Issues in Sports Online Sargeant, Dan Session II 7/6 - 8/25
SMGT 705 Fin Management in the Sport Industry Online Nowlan, Bill Session II 7/6 - 8/25
SMGT 707 Exec & Strat leadership in the Sport Industry Online Thomas, Dwayne Session II 7/6 - 8/25
SMGT 721 Introduction to Sport Hospitality Online Sargeant, Dan Session II 7/6 - 8/25
SMGT 781 Writing & Reporting Research in Sport (Prereq: SMGT780) Online Kim, Young Session II 7/6 - 8/25

FALL 2017

Main Session, 9/5 - 12/15
Fall Session I, 9/5 - 10/24
Fall Session II, 10/25 - 12/13

Course NumberNameFormatInstructorDay/TimeSession Dates
SMGT 797 Internship (Prereq: SMGT780 Min Grad: B- and Permission from Daniel Sargeant) Online Sargeant, Dan Online 9/5 - 12/15
SMGT 701 Current Issues in Sports Online TBA Session I 9/5 - 10/24
SMGT 705 Fin Management in Sport Industry Online TBA Session I 9/5 - 10/24
SMGT 713 International Sport Management Online TBA Session I 9/5 - 10/24
SMGT 722 Managing Sport Facilities/Special Events Online TBA Session I 9/5 - 10/24
SMGT 7232 Sport Sales Strategies Online TBA Session I 9/5 - 10/24
SMGT 731 Ethical Non-Profit Sport Management Online TBA Session I 9/5 - 10/24
SMGT 780 Research & Design in the Sport (Prereq: Instructor Permission) Online TBA Session I 9/5 - 10/24
SMGT 702 HIst & Func of Sport in Society Online TBA Session II 10/25-12/13
SMGT 703 Sport Sponsorship & Marketing Online TBA Session II 10/25-12/13
SMGT 704 Sport & the Law Online TBA Session II 10/25-12/13
SMGT 707 Exec & Strat leadership in the Sport Ind Online TBA Session II 10/25-12/13
SMGT 709 Managing Diversity in Sport Organization Online TBA Session II 10/25-12/13
SMGT 712 Intercollegiate Rules/Procedures Online TBA Session II 10/25-12/13
SMGT 781 Writing & Reporting Research in Sport (Prereq: SMGT780 Min Grade B-) Online TBA Session II 10/25-12/13

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.

Admission 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