Master of Arts in Sports Management

Master of Arts in Sports Management

General Information
Regulations & Requirements
Tuition & Financial Aid
Program History

General Information About the Master of Sports Management

Mission Statement

The mission of the Cumberland University Master of Arts with a major in Sport Management program is to prepare students for advanced careers in the sport industry.  Graduates in our program will represent an advanced level of skills in Sport Management education as required by key graduate level content areas of the Common Professional Component (CPC) prescribed by the Commission on Sport Management Accreditation (COSMA), a commission of the North American Society of Sport Management (NASSM), as it relates to content for the Master’s level NASSM Standards.

Some sources of careers in sport management:

Regulations & Requirements

 Admissions requirements

  • Completed Admissions Application
  • Non-refundable $50 application fee
  • Official Academic Transcripts from all colleges/universities attended
  • A bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited university
  • A combined GRE score of 290 (new scale) or better with a 3.7 on the writing assessment or MAT score of 380
  • Immunization Records

Course Requirements

EXSS 5678 Psycho-Socio Aspects of Sport & Exercise

3

EXSS 5980 Research Methods

3

EXSS 5990 Quantitative Methods

3

PE 5017 History and Philosophy of Physical Education and Sports

3

SM 5610 Event and Facility Management

3

SM 5611 Sport Marketing

3

SM 5613 Administration of Physical/Health Education, Intramurals and Athletics

3

SM 5614 Fiscal Issues in Sport

3

SM 5675 Sport Law & Ethics

3

SM 5899 Leadership Seminar

3

AND Choose one from the following:

EXSS 5997 Internship

3

EXSS 5998 Graduate Project

3

EXSS 5999 Thesis

3

 

Tuition & Financial Aid

Tuition:

  • Cost of tuition is $515 per credit hour.
  • Graduate Program Service Fee $30 per course.
  • Financial aid is available.
  • Employer tuition assistance accepted.

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