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Department of Marketing, Public Relations and Sport Management

Do you want to be a driving force in an organization’s success, whether promoting its products or building its reputation? Perhaps you want to turn your passion for sports into a job. Whatever your goal, at the University of Central Missouri, you can get the education and training you need to make it happen.

UCM’s Department of Marketing, Public Relations and Sport Management offers many exciting bachelor’s and master’s programs to help you launch the career you desire and excel in your field. Growth is occurring in all these areas — and UCM graduates are in high demand — making it an opportune time to achieve the life you want.

Career-focused curriculum

At UCM, you’ll have the support of expert faculty in their respective fields who want to see you succeed. Whether in Marketing, Public Relations or Sport Management, we work together to prepare you for these in-demand and dynamic careers by providing ample opportunities for personal attention, hands-on learning and coaching. Maximize your college experience when you choose to participate in student associations and even competitive teams that build your network and enhance your resume.

Online options for your schedule
The Department of Marketing, Public Relations and Sport Management offers programs to fit your busy schedule. Explore programs offered entirely online or learn more about all program options below. 


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Dr. Shannon McCarthy
Interim Chair, Associate Professor of Marketing
Dockery 102C
Warrensburg, MO
Phone: 660-543-8192 |

Harmon College of Business and Professional Studies

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Over 95% job placement of our graduates

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Expert faculty in their respective areas

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Several student associations to consider

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Award-winning competitive teams

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Hands-on, experiential learning


Disciplines within the Department of Marketing, Public Relations and Sport Management

If you want fulfilling work that offers excitement and even allows you to pursue a passion, look no further than UCM’s Department of Marketing, Public Relations and Sport Management. These nationally recognized programs provide unique learning and networking opportunities to not only help you get started but also carry you forward.


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Marketing at UCM


Get on the path to a versatile and lasting career when you study Marketing at UCM. You’ll gain the skills necessary to guide any organization to success — learning strategies that create brand awareness, build relationships and drive sales. Better yet, you’ll put them into practice before graduation to ensure you’re ready on day one of your new profession.

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Public Relations at UCM


Harness the power to shape public perception when you complete one of UCM’s Public Relations programs. At UCM, you’ll learn how to effectively tell a story and be strategic as you navigate positive opportunities as well as times of crisis. Your industry-certified and hands-on training will not only prepare you for work in organizations of all kinds but also help you stand out as you apply for jobs.

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Sport Management at UCM


It’s possible to take your love for sports to the next level at UCM, where we offer an affordable and quality Sport Management education. Our proximity to Kansas City — home to several professional sports teams — provides you exciting chances for real-world experience and job opportunities.

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