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Master of Science in Kinesiology

Sport Management

 

As a graduate student in the Sport Management program, you will learn to:

  • Explain the major theories and concepts of the Sport Management discipline.
  • Apply sport management and leadership principles to various sport organizations.
  • Apply promotion and public relation strategies.
  • Develop the ability to analyze and conduct sport marketing research.
  • Analyze financial management in sport industry and create successful strategies for a sport enterprise.
  • Analyze case law in the sport industry and create legal strategies for successful sport enterprise.
  • Use graduate level theories and concepts to demonstrate organizational, managerial, and administrative skills.

Requirements for Acceptance into the Program

To enroll in the Sport Management master’s degree program, you must: have a bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution, have a minimum undergraduate GPA of 2.75, submit an application to UCM’s Graduate School at ucmo.edu/gradapply. If you do not meet the above admission requirements, you should submit the following materials along with your application to be reviewed for conditional program admission: a statement of purpose and a list of references with email address.

Program Requirements (Internship Option)

Required Core Courses (15 credit hours)

PE 5740 Sport Law and Risk Management 3
PE 5760 Advanced Sport Marketing 3
PE 5770 Sport Finance 3
PE 5780 Organizational Leadership in Athletics and Sport 3
PE 5820 Sport Public Relations 3

Internship (2-4 credit hours) Students must have at least 21 hours in the program to be eligible to enroll in PE 6980.
PE 6980 Internship

Required Reserach Courses (3 credit hours)
PE 5210 Statistics in Kinesiology 3
OR
PE 5900 Introduction to Research in Kinesiology 3

Elective Courses (11-13 credit hours)
PE 5720 Advanced Sport Facility Management 3
PE 5750 Foundations in Sport Management 3 Students needing a foundational course in sport management as an acceptance requirement can take PE 5750.
PE 5800 Sport Sponsorship and Sales 3
PE 5810 Advanced Sport Event Mgmt. in Kinesiology 3
PE 5860 Sport and Media 3
PE 5880 Sport Consumer Behavior 3
PE 6190 Trends and Issues in Kinesiology 3
PE 6900 Readings in Kinesiology 1-5

Minimum Total: 33 credit hours

Disclaimer: Semester offering is subject to change based on enrollment. For the most current information call 660-543-4256.


Program Requirements (Thesis Option)

Required Core Courses (15 credit hours)

PE 5740 Sport Law and Risk Management 3
PE 5760 Advanced Sport Marketing 3
PE 5770 Sport Finance 3
PE 5780 Organizational Leadership in Athletics and Sport 3
PE 5820 Sport Public Relations 3

Thesis (6 credit hours) Before completion of the degree, a student who elects PE 6990 must pass an oral defense of his/her thesis.
PE 6990 Thesis 6

Required Research Courses (6 credit hours)
PE 5210 Statistics in Kinesiology 3
PE 5900 Introduction to Research in Kinesiology 3

Elective Courses (3 credit hours)
PE 5720 Advanced Sport Facility Management 3
PE 5750 Foundations in Sport Management 3 Students needing a foundational course in sport management as an acceptance requirement can take PE 5750.
PE 5800 Sport Sponsorship and Sales 3
PE 5810 Advanced Sport Event Mgmt. in Kinesiology 3
PE 5860 Sport and Media 3
PE 5880 Sport Consumer Behavior 3
PE 6190 Trends and Issues in Kinesiology 3
PE 6900 Readings in Kinesiology 1-5

Minimum Total: 30 credit hours

Disclaimer: Semester offering is subject to change based on enrollment. For the most current information call 660-543-4256.

Questions About the Program

Dr. Steve Burns

Nutrition and Kinesiology Graduate Program Coordinator

sburns@ucmo.edu

660-543-8894

 


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