Sport Management, M.Sc.

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University rank #101 (ARWU) Online
The Online Masters of Science in Sport Management provides a specialized education in sport management for individuals interested in sport marketing and sales, fiscal management, personnel management and development and athletics administration and control.

About

This degree is aimed for those students who are full-time employees or working professionals, and is targeted to those individuals looking for a flexible academic schedule:

  • All 36 credit hours are available online
  • No thesis required to complete degree

Classes include a research core, the sport management core, electives and field experience. Students can follow a full-time or part-time schedule.

Graduates of the program are qualified to gain employment in a variety of capacities within a variety of segments in the sport industry. The specific segments in which students will likely gain employment are in country clubs, health and fitness clubs, collegiate athletic departments, community sport organizations (e.g., YMCA's) and professional sport organizations.

The training in the program will prepare graduates to enter these segments in positions such as sport marketing and sales, fiscal management, personnel management and development, and athletics administration and control.

Programme Structure

Courses included:
  • Research Methods for Sport Organizations
  • Theory of Research Sport Management
  • Revenue Generation in Sport
  • Personnel Management in Sport
  • Diversity in Sport Organizations
  • Sport Marketing
  • Sport Law
  • Administration of Sport Organizations
  • Athletics Administration
  • Practicum in Sport Management

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Deadline and start date Application deadline and start date were not specified by the programme.
  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time Part-time
  • Credits
    36 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online
    • Time flexibility
      Fully structured
    • Attendance
      No Attendance
    • Teacher support
      Continuous support with feedback on request
    • Student interaction
      Individual work/assignments (with online group discussions), Online group works/assignments
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English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

    Book IELTS
  • Minimum required score:

    550

    The TOEFL – or Test OF English as a Foreign Language – offers a paper-based test (PBT). The final, overall PBT score ranges between 310 and 677, and is based on an average taken from the three test components (listening, structure, and reading). The writing part of this test is scored separately on a scale of 0-6. Read more about TOEFL (PBT).

  • Minimum required score:

    80

    The TOEFL – or Test Of English as a Foreign Language – offers an internet-based test (iBT). The final, overall iBT score ranges between 0 and 120, and includes a scaled average from the four components (reading, listening, speaking, and writing). Read more about TOEFL (iBT).

Academic Requirements

The admission process to the online M.S. program is competitive. There is a limit to the number of students admitted each semester. Students admitted in Fall 2015 typically had a GPA well in excess of 3.0 with an average of 4.3 years experience in the sport industry.

Only COMPLETE applications will be reviewed. A COMPLETE application includes:

  • Apply Texas application
  • Transcripts from all institutions of higher education that applicants have attended
  • Three letters of recommendation (at least one must be from a previous professor who can attest to your academic abilities) Note: If a significant amount of time has lapsed since receiving your undergraduate degree and you are unable to contact a professor, you may take the GRE in lieu of the professor letter of recommendation.
  • Although not required, a candidate may use GRE scores to enhance the application.
  • Statement of Purpose (please explain how a M.S. in Sport Management from Texas A&M will help you reach your career goals, as well as why you want to complete this degree online)
  • Your current resume
Applicants will be notified of the admission decision approximately 45 days after a completed application has been processed.

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa! (Unless that chair you're sitting on is in a foreign country...)

Tuition Fee

Funding

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