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    East Tennessee State University
  Oct 23, 2017
2010-2011 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Kinesiology and Sport Studies, M.A. (Sport Management Concentration)

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General Program Information

Graduate School Contact:

Rene Palumbo;; 423-439-6158

Michael H. Stone, Ph.D., Exercise Physiology & Performance Program Coordinator

Box 70654
(423) 439-5796

Chris Ayres, M.S., Ed.D., Chair and Sport Management Program Coordinator

Box 70654
(423) 439-5259

Diana Mozen, Ph.D., K-12 Physical Education Program Coordinator

Box 70654
(423) 439-6157


Chris Ayres; Jason Davis; Andy Dotterweich; Diana Mozen; Mike Ramsey; Brian Smith; Mike Stone.

Master of Arts in Kinesiology and Sport Studies

The Department of Kinesiology, Leisure and Sport Sciences offers the Master of Arts (M.A.) in Kinesiology and Sport Studies with concentrations in K-12 Physical Education; Exercise Physiology and Performance, and Sport Management. These concentrations are designed to prepare students as master physical education teachers or for positions in rehabilitation programs; corporate and community wellness programs, athletic administration, sport management, motorsport management, and advanced graduate studies.

Program Admission Requirements

The following are required for admission into the M.A. in Kinesiology and Sport Sciences graduate program:

  1. An undergraduate degree in physical education, exercise science, sport management, or closely related field;
  2. GRE scores;
  3. 2.7 cumulative undergraduate grade point average on a 4.0 scale;
  4. Resume and contact information for at least three academic references;
  5. Essay explaining goals and reasons for desiring to study with the Department of KLSS and ETSU.

Degree Requirements

All graduate students in the M.A. in Kinesiology and Sport Studies graduate program are required to take the following core courses:

Total Core Hours Required: 9 Credit Hours


In addition to the nine-hour core listed above, requirements for each concentration are listed below. Other program electives may be arranged in consultation with the program coordinator.

Sport Management Concentration

Total Concentration Hours: 21 Credit Hours

Approved Concentration Electives: 6 Credit Hours

All electives must be approved by the Program Coordinator.

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