Graduate Studies >> Pott College of Science, Engineering, and Education
33 Credit hours
Program Format: 4+1 or Traditional Option
The Master of Science in Sport Management (MSSM) program is available in two formats. The 4+1 option allows students to complete both a bachelor’s and master’s degree in five years. The traditional option is available to students who have already earned a bachelor’s degree and can be completed in either a two-year track or an accelerated one-year track. Each option is flexible for today’s graduate student and provides the knowledge to become a skilled professional in the sport industry. The MSSM degree is also a great option for those looking to advance in an existing career.
Both the 4+1 option and the traditional option require 33 graduate credit hours. Students in the 4+1 option complete a total of 153 credit hours (120 undergraduate and 33 graduate hours) in five years. The undergraduate program in Sport Management provides opportunities to pursue one of four areas: Intercollegiate Athletics, Recreational Sports, Sport Communication, or Sport and Business Studies.
The master’s degree adheres to the Excellence in Sport Management Education guidelines for graduate-level programs including, coursework in the following areas:
| Ethics in Sport Management
||Legal Aspects of Sport