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M.S. in Sport Management

Master of Science in Sport Management
MS in Sport ManagementThe M.S. in Sport Management focuses on robust, flexible, and highly personalized education experience-available fully online. The professional sports market is a $64 billion dollar industry with Forbes projecting a 15% increase year over year.

Why Lasell's M.S. in Sport Management?

  • You can complete your program in 12-24 months.
  • Tuition is a competitive $600 per credit.
  • All classes are capped at 23 students.
  • There is no GRE/GMAT requirement.
  • Ranked #15 in best online sport management programs in the nation. Factors include curriculum quality, program flexibility, affordability, and graduate outcomes

Choose from our specialized concentrations:

  • Sport Leadership: Coursework addresses operational and financial aspects of a sports franchise or organization, as well as topics including media relations and law.
  • Sport Tourism and Hospitality Management: Focuses on courses in sales strategies, international sport management, the management of facilities and special events.
  • Parks and Recreation: Designed for the individual looking for career advancement in professional sports as well as in administrative roles in state and local agencies, tourism and chamber of commerce positions, and tourism and hospitality related business.
  • Athletic Administration: Focusing on major themes in sport, students in the Athletic Administration concentration gain specific training and preparation for successful futures as administrators in the varied segments and businesses in the industry.

Career Outcome: Here are a sampling of alumni jobs titles after they complete their degree at Lasell University. 

  • High School Coach and Athletic Director
  • College Head Coach/Assistant Coach
  • Physical Education Instructor 
  • Sports Marketing Director 
  • Operations Director Parks and Recreation 
  • Director Program Manager for YMCA/YWCA/Boys & Girls Club
  • Professional Operations Manager
  • Event Manager 

The Lasell Experience:

Convenient for working professionals—The MS in Sport Management is 100% online. Complete your coursework, participate in class discussions, and work with your faculty on your schedule.

Flexible, cutting-edge curriculum—As the industry evolves, so does our curriculum, so you can rest assured that you are getting the most relevant education and will be competitive in the field. Choose a concentration, or customize our program to best meet your career goals.

Highly qualified faculty—Learn from Sport Management Program Chair Dr. Dwayne Thomas, who brings more than 30 years of experience in sport management and administration, Assistant Professor Young Tae Kim, an expert in sport sponsorship, and our other experienced practitioner faculty who combine first-hand knowledge, expertise in online instruction, and commitment to their students.

All the support you need—Lasell champions its students with a wide range of services that include career counseling, academic advising, and enrollment counseling. We are invested in your success, and will be with you every step along the way.

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COSMA accredited institutionThe Bachelor of Science in Sport Management is accredited by the Commission on Sport Management Accreditation (COSMA) located in Fort Collins, Colorado, USA (Accreditation awarded December 2014 until 2021). View the Sport Management student learning outcomes and assessment data.

The following sport management degree programs have been granted Candidacy Status by the Commission on Sport Management Accreditation (COSMA), located in Fort Collins, CO, USA: Master of Science in Sport Management with concentrations in Athletic Administration, Parks and Recreation Administration, Sport Leadership, and Sport Tourism & Hospitality Management.

Advance your career—apply today!

Life after Lasell: MS in Sport Management