Dec 08, 2023  
2023-2024 Graduate Catalog 
2023-2024 Graduate Catalog

Sport Management, M.S.

General Program Information

Charles Jones, Ph.D., Graduate Program Coordinator
Box 70671
(423) 439-4637

Mike Ramsey, Ph.D., Professor, Department Chair
Box 70671
(423) 439-4375

Faculty: Amanda Greene; Natalie Smith; Charles Jones.

This course is offered 100% online only.

Program Admission Requirements

The following are required for admission into the M.S. in the Sport Management graduate program:

  1. An undergraduate degree in physical education, sport management, or closely related field is preferred. Other degrees will be considered by the graduate coordinator.
  2. 2.7 cumulative undergraduate grade point average on a 4.0 scale;
  3. Resume and contact information for at least three academic references;
  4. 500-750 word statement of purpose explaining goals and reasons for desiring to study with the Sport Management Program.

Articulation Agreement

Students who have completed the Athletic Administration Graduate Certificate with a B or better grade in all classes may choose to continue their studies and apply for admission into the M.S. in Sport Management. For these applicants, all 18 credits for the certificate may apply toward the M.S. degree. These applicants will not be required to submit GRE scores for admission into the M.S. program.

Sport Management, M.S. Degree Requirements: 33-36 credits

Core Requirements 24 credits
Thesis or Non-Thesis Option 6 credits
Advisor Approved Electives 3-6 credits
TOTAL 33-36 credits

Thesis Option: 9 credits

Non-Thesis Option: 12 credits