M.S. degree program in sport management
HEGIS code 0835
NYS SED program code 83153

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The Master of Science degree in Sport Management produces graduates with skills and knowledge for professional careers in the multi-billion dollar sports business industry. Students will receive advanced preparation in numerous areas such as management, marketing, financial, media, promotions, public relations, communications, sports information, retail and manufacturing, coaching, school/university-based programs and legal/risk management. Students may find employment following completion of the program in areas such as sports media, sports facilities and arenas, sports retail business, sport product manufacturing, sport club management, entrepreneurial enterprising, amateur and community sports enterprises, professional sports, sports travel and tourism, international sport management, college sports, and athlete representation and management.

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Admission Requirements

Department Health and Nutrition Sciences
Fall Application Deadline Program is not accepting applications for the fall '22 semester.
Spring Application Deadline Program is not accepting applications for the spring '22 semester.
Supporting Documents for Matriculation:
Submit the following documents to the Office of Graduate Admissions:

1. Transcripts from all colleges and universities attended (applicants who earned a bachelor's degree outside the United States need to submit a 'Course by Course International Transcript Evaluation.' http://www.brooklyn.cuny.edu/web/admissions/graduate/apply/documents.php)

2. Two letters of recommendation

3. A brief biographical statement of 500 to 1,000 words describing your reasons for pursuing the specific graduate program to which you are applying and your future professional goals.


I. F-1 or J-1 international students must submit English Proficiency Exam. TOEFL- 79, IELTS- 6.5, PTE- 58-63, Duolingo 105-160.

Refer to instructions at http://www.brooklyn.cuny.edu/web/admissions/graduate/apply.php .
TOEFL (paper, computer, internet) N/A, N/A, N/A


This program is not accepting applications starting Spring 2022.
Matriculation requirements

This program is designed for students with an undergraduate degree in sport management and experiences in the sport business industry. Students lacking such academic preparation and experiences will be required to take prerequisite courses. For students in this category, completion of any prerequisites required by the graduate deputy must be accomplished prior to beginning the third semester of enrollment in the program. These may include undergraduate business management, marketing and budgeting/finance/accounting/economic courses. Other courses may also be included as necessary.
Applicants must have a minimum undergraduate grade point average of 3.00. A minimum average of 3.00 in graduate courses is required to maintain matriculation.

International applicants for whom English is a second language are required to pass the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) with a minimum score of 550 on the paper-based test or 213 on the computer-based test or 79 on the internet-based test, before being considered for admission.

Degree requirements
Thirty-six credits are required for the degree. All newly admitted graduate students in any program should ensure that Kinesiology 7000X Research Methods and Design is taken in their first semester of enrollment.

Students must complete the following courses:

Kinesiology 7000X Research Methods and Design
Kinesiology 7044X Risk Management and Legal Issues in Sport
Kinesiology 7342X Business Management of Community/Club Sports and Recreation
Kinesiology 7455X Administration of Interscholastic and Intercollegiate Sport
Kinesiology 7460X Budgeting and Finance in Sports and Recreation
Kinesiology 7470X Sport Marketing
Kinesiology 7480X Global Sport: Olympic/Paralympic Movements and Sport Governance

Students may select 15 credits from any 7000 level course offered by the Department of Kinesiology. Other elective courses may be selected with the approval of the Graduate Deputy or Department Chair.