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2013-2014 Graduate Catalog 
2013-2014 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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

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General Program Information

Graduate School Contact:

Fiona Goodyear;; 423-439-6148

Mauro Palmero, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Sport Management Program Coordinator
Box 70654
(423) 439-4382

Chris Ayres, M.S., Associate Professor, Department Chair
Box 70654
(423) 439-5259

Faculty: Chris Ayres; Jason Davis; Gary Lhotsky.

Master of Arts in Kinesiology and Sport Studies

The Department of Kinesiology, Sport and Recreation Management offers the Master of Arts (M.A.) in Kinesiology and Sport Studies with a concentration in Sport Management. This concentration is designed to prepare students in 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, sport management, or closely related field;
  2. GRE scores or GMAT scores in lieu of 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 KSRM 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.

Motorsport Operations Track Requirements

Total Required Hours: 36 Credit Hours

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