The M.Ed. degree in Sport Management is designed to prepare students to be successful in the sport industry. As graduates of the program, students will have the required skills, knowledge, and hands-on experiences in starting their successful career in various sport entities, including professional sport leagues, athletic departments, recreation and health-fitness centers. Students will also develop strong research, analytical, computer, and strategic thinking skills that are important and required in the ever changing and demanding sport professions.
Minimum G.P.A: 2.75
GRE Requirement: Not Required.
Application Deadline: Rolling
The United States Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts that job growth in sport management will be faster than average for some areas of the field through 2024 because of expansion due to the multi-billion dollar profits from the sports industry.
Cleveland State University graduates with a degree in Sport Management have been very successful in securing employment. Our graduates have excellent reputations and we are represented in both community and corporate health/fitness sites, YMCAs, recreation centers, professional sport organizations, and coaching positions throughout the region and the state.
Degree Completion Requirements
|PROGRAM OF STUDY COLLEGE CORE (10 credit hours):|
|HPR 601 - Research Methods in Health & Human Performance|
|PED 561 - Sport Governance|
|PED 565 - Sport Law|
|SPECIALIZATION (17-18 credit hours) required:|
|HPR 610 - Survey Research in Sport Management|
|HPR 682 - Practicum|
|PED 560 - Program Development and Management|
|PED 566 - Sport Facility Management|
|PED 567 - Sport Marketing|
|ELECTIVES ( 6 CREDIT HOURS)|
|ACT 501 Financial Accounting|
|ECN 503 Economic Concepts|
|HPR 602 Intro. Statistics & Data Management|
|LAW 565 Sports & Law: Evolu of Major League Sports|
|LAW 754 Negotiating Strategies in Sports Management|
|MGT 501 Management and Organiaztional Behavior|
|PED 593 Special Topic: Event Management|
|PED 593 Special Topic: Campus Recreation Admin|
|Select one of the Two options: comprehensive examination or thesis.|