The Heskett Center

Sport Management Overview

Maximize your success with a degree in sport management at Wichita State University.

At Wichita State, we combine classroom and real-world learning opportunities with the resources found on Wichita State’s campus and throughout the city of Wichita. 

WSU offers its students everything they need to reach their career goals. Much of the coursework takes place in classrooms at Wichita State's Heskett Center, a 165,239-square-foot sports, recreation and training facility. Student internships take place with sports organizations in Wichita, nationally and internationally, giving our students the chance to build a resume, make connections and gain an advantage in today's job market.

Our graduates are employed across the globe in intercollegiate sports, with minor- and major-league sports franchises, park and recreation departments and in the health club/fitness industry.

COSMA Accredited

The quality of instruction and experience-based learning opportunities at WSU are well-known in the field of sport management education. WSU is one of only nine of institutions to be fully accredited through the Commission on Sport Management Accreditation (COSMA), and it is the only institution west of the Mississippi River to be so accredited.

Wichita State's Department of Sport Management is part of the College of Education.

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