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Graduate Programs in Sport Management

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MBA with Sport Management Concentration 

Dr. Randall Griffiths-
Dr. Jose F. Marino

The MBA degree programs seek to develop your understanding of how the elements and processes of business organizations relate to one another and to the external environment. Degree requirements are designed to develop your proficiency and confidence in all of the functional areas of business and to provide you with the technical skills required for executive level business positions. The Sport Management concentration provides you with unique expertise in Sport Management to qualify you for higher level executive positions in the sport industry and related fields. In addition, graduates of this program will be highly qualified for admission to Ph.D. programs in sports management.

Sport Management Course Descriptions

To fulfill the requirements for this MBA degree program and concentration, the student must complete 39 hours of graduate coursework:

A. 18 semester hours of coursework.

ACCT 6311 Managerial Accounting
BMKT 6311 Marketing Management
ECON 6311 Managerial Economics
BINS 6320 Information Systems Seminar
BFIN 6320 Financial Management
BMDS 6380 Quantitative Methods in Business

B. 18 semester hours of coursework constituting the concentration, to include:

SMGT 6390 Research and Decision Analysis in Sport Management
SMGT 6380 Sport Management, Administration, and Finance
SMGT 6382 Human Resources in Sport Management
SMGT 6384 Leadership and Administration in Sport Management
KEHP 6379 Adapted Physical Activity and Sport
SMGT 6375 Governance and Legal Issues in a Global Environment

C. BMGT 63CS Capstone