Sport Management

The Master of Science (M.S.) in Sport Management prepares students in the theoretical, research, and applied dimensions of this field of study. The M.S. degree requires students to select a thesis, capstone project or internship option. Students selecting to do a thesis must complete 24 credit hours (eight courses) of coursework and nine credit hours of thesis research. Students selecting the internship or capstone project options must complete 27 credit hours (nine courses), a comprehensive exam and a six credit internship or capstone project following the completion of all coursework.

Required Courses: Six to nine hours of Research and Statistics taking EPSY 5601 and 5605. (Additional research courses recommended only for students selecting the thesis option. These credit hours could count as electives). EDCI 6000 or EPSY 5607.

Sport Management Major Courses: EDLR 5300, 5315, 5325, 5380, 5385, totaling 15 credits.

Electives. Students earn six credits of two 5000 level or above courses, taken from outside the Sport Management Major courses, to be discussed with major advisor. EDLR 5518 may be taken as an elective.

Capstone Option One (Non-Thesis Option): EDLR 5091, Internship, for six credits, or EDLR 5085, Research Project, for six credits.

Capstone Option Two (Thesis Option): GRAD 5950, Thesis Research, for nine credits.

The program is offered by the Neag School of Education.