The program is founded on the belief that learning leads to change and individuals with the ability to learn and evolve continuously will be successful as leaders or managers in the dynamic environment of the sport industry. The application of the course content may be tailored to the specific sport industry segment that each participant is interested in. The program will be beneficial to professionals who wish to pursue career paths such as Director of Athletics/Senior Women’s Athletic Administrator, Manager of a Resort or Sport Club, Sport Merchandising/Entrepreneur, General Manager/Dept. Manager of Professional Sport Franchise, Director of Parks and Recreation, and others who are seeking to be in leadership positions in the sport industry.
The 36 credits of coursework meet the 11 established standards of the North American Society for Sport Management (NASSM). A Masters thesis and a practicum experience are included which provide an opportunity to candidates to apply theory to practice in the desired specific segment of the sport industry.
Program of Study
NOTE: A Masters Thesis is required for successful completion of this program.