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Bachelor of Science degree in Sport Management
The Bachelor of Science degree program is structured as a major within the Sport Studies Department. The sport management program reflects the realities of the modern sport marketplace and North American Society for Sport Management (NASSM) and the National Association for Sport and Physical Education(NASPE) requirements. Graduation from this program will provide students with the professional preparation for a successful career in the sport industry.

Master of Science degree in Sport Management
The Master of Science degree program in Sport Management offers curriculum to prepare students for professional careers in the sport management industry. Career interest may range from athletic administration in public and private schools, colleges, and universities, to the private sector, including sport clubs and professional athletics. This program requires an on-site internship of 7 credit hours and the successful completion of the Sport Management Comprehensive Examination.

Master of Science degree in Management and Leadership (MML) with a concentration in Sport Management
The Master of Science degree in Management and Leadership (MML) consists of a 34-37-credit curriculum including a common area of study in management and leadership philosophy and techniques. The program offers students concentrations in the following areas:

  1. Hotel, Restaurant, and Tourism Management
  2. Sport Management
  3. Public Administration.

The intent of the Master of Science Degree in Management and Leadership is to provide graduate level instruction, which will enhance the management, leadership and decision–making abilities of the program's graduates, and prepare them for the dynamic, technology–driven work force they will encounter in both private industry and the public sector.