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2020-2021 Graduate Catalog 
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Sport Management [M.S.]

Revised Program [Fall 2020]

This is an exciting time to be interested in the field of sport management. New leagues are forming, many colleges are expanding their athletic departments, and the job market is wide open. Job opportunities include high school athletic director, facilities manager, assistant athletic director/operations, marketing, and sports information.

EMU’s Sport Management program is designed for students who are interested in athletic administration (high school sports) and sport management in elite level sports (such as collegiate sport).

Program Objectives

Upon completion of the Master of Science degree, students will:

  1. Conduct and utilize research for problem-solving;
  2. Acquire skills and knowledge necessary to perform in a variety of sport administrative/management roles;
  3. Develop an in-depth understanding of sport administration;
  4. Receive preparation for future graduate work at the doctoral level;
  5. Receive preparation for diverse employment opportunities; and
  6. Utilize ethics when making decisions concerning professional and personal behaviors.

Program Admission

Applicants must:

  1. Have a bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution;
  2. Meet Graduate School admission requirements;
  3. Have attained at least a 3.0 undergraduate grade point average for consideration for full acceptance 
  4. Personal Statement

School Information

Health Promotion & Human Performance Christopher Herman, Ph.D., Director | 319J Porter, 734.487.2815, cherman2@emich.edu

Advisor Information

Brenda Riemer, Ph.D., 318 Porter, 734.487.0090, briemer@emich.edu

Degree Requirements: 33 hours