Overview and Degree Plan

The Sport Management concentration provides you with unique expertise 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 Sport Management.

  • Degree Plan

    To fulfill the requirements for the MBA degree program and Sport Management concentration, the student must complete the following 33 hours of graduate coursework:

    A. Core Courses (24 semester hours)

    • BMGT 6301 MBA Cornerstone
    • SMGT 6380 Sport Management, Administration and Finance
    • ACCT 6311 Managerial Accounting
    • BMGT 6311 Managing People and Organizations
    • ECON 6311 Managerial Economics
    • BFIN 6320 Financial Management
    • SMGT 6390 Research and Decision Analysis in Sport Management

    B. Sport Management Electives (6 semester hours, choose 2 courses)

    • SMGT 6382 HR in Sport Management
    • SMGT 6384 Leadership and Administration in Sport Management
    • SMGT 6375 Governance and Legal Issues in a Global Environment

    C. Capstone (3 semester hours)

    • BMGT 63CS Capstone: Cases in MGMT Problems

    Read the Course Descriptions.