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Sport Management
Graduate Program

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Wichita State's sport management degree provides students with a quality curriculum including courses such as management in sport, sport marketing, and sport law. Students pursuing the Master of Education in Sport Management degree gain academic and practical preparation for careers in the management of sport entertainment, sport participation and sporting goods organizations. Graduates of this program work in a variety of sport settings including intercollegiate athletics, major league and minor league professional sports, fitness, recreation, and specialized sport businesses.


WSU's Master of Education in Sport Management has received specialized accreditation from the Commission on Sport Management Accreditation (COSMA) located in Reston, Virginia. 

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  • No GRE/GMAT required
  • 36 credit hours
  • Program length: 2 years (if enrolled full-time)
  • Average class size: 25
  • Semester long internship required
  • No thesis

» Download the Program Checksheet 

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When applying for admission to the Master’s in Sport Management program, you must submit to the Graduate School:

You must submit the following to the Sport Management Department:

  • Candidate's letter of application
  • Candidate's resume
  • Three reference report forms

» Download the reference report form (Fillable PDF)

Comprehensive Exam Requirement

Graduate sport management students are required to successfully complete a written comprehensive examination during the semester they intend to graduate.

Deadline to apply for the comprehensive exam:
Fall 2017: October 13, 2017
Spring 2018: February 23, 2018
Summer 2018: June 15, 2018

» View the exam policy and the Final Exam Application

Tips for Graduate Students

Graduate sport management students, please read the "Tips for Students" form for helpful information.

» View the tips for graduate students

» Learn how to enroll: Graduate