Sport and Entertainment Management, M.S.

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Application Deadline

Rolling Admissions

This fully online program allows students to choose between a specialization in either sport or entertainment management.

The Master of Science in Sport and Entertainment Management concentration prepares professional practitioners who:

The specialization in Athletics Administration is designed for sport industry professionals seeking to obtain the resources to lead and advance their careers in the fields of interscholastic or intercollegiate athletics administration. 

Course Sequence - 36 Credits

As sequencing changes, it is highly recommended that students meet with their program advisor to finalize a list of requirements for graduation.  

Required Courses

SMT 511 - Sport and Entertainment Finance - 3 credits
SMT 512 - Sport & Entertainment Law - 3 credits
SMT 513 - Marketing and Sales in Sport and Entertainment - 3 credits
SMT 514 - Global Issues in Sport and Entertainment - 3 credits
SMT 515 - Facility and Event Management - 3 credits
REC 575 - Operational Research Capstone -3 credits

Special Project and Thesis Options

REC 583 - Practicum - 3 credits
REC 588 - Special Project or capstone - 3 credits
Or
REC 590 - Thesis - 3 credits
REC 591 - Thesis Seminar - 3 credits

Specialization Track

Courses for Sport Management Option

SMT 510 - Governance and Administration of Sport - 3 credits
SMT 516 - Sport Ethics - 3 credits
Two 3 credit electives chosen in consultation with advisor. These may be any graduate level course. - 6 credits

Courses for Entertainment Management Option

SMT 517 - Principles of Entertainment Management - 3 credits
SMT 518 - Agent and Artist Management - 3 credits
Two 3 credit electives chosen in consultation with advisor. These may be any graduate level course. - 6 credits

Courses for Athletics Administration Option

SMT 508 - Leading Sport Organizations - 3 credits
SMT 509 - Sport & Athletics Development and Fundraising - 3 credits
SMT 510 - Governance and Administration of Sport - 3 credits
SMT 516 - Sport Ethics - 3 credits

 *Students must choose either the Sport Management, Entertainment Management or Athletics Administration option to complete their degree.