- Long Beach, CA
- 18 months/36 credits
- minimum 2.75
- Statement of Purpose
- Three reference forms
- Proof of GRE scores: minimum 145 quantitative, 145 verbal, 3.5 analytical
- 9 credits
- Minimum 500 contact hours
- Over 400 affiliations
Master of Arts in Kinesiology
Option: Sport Management
If you want to combine your passion for sport with a well-developed understanding of the business enterprise—enroll in the most cost-effective and comprehensive Sport Management program of its kind in Southern California. The Sport Industry has become a dynamic growth industry and is now recognized as a multi-billion dollar global enterprise. As former President of the International Olympic Committee, Juan Antonio Samaranch stated, “Effective sport leaders must have sport management knowledge and preparation.” With a degree in Sport Management, students get the educational foundation and the practical experience necessary to gain access to a career in this competitive industry.
CSULB is pleased to offer a top quality Master's degree in Sport Management, which will help you prepare for a career in the management of sport. The program offers an excellent curriculum to provide you with the necessary background and conceptual knowledge in the management of sport, along with practical application at various sport sites throughout Southern California. We've taken a quality curriculum and made it more accessible, with a non-traditional accelerated schedule.
The Master of Arts in Kinesiology, Option: Sport Management program is offered by the Department of Kinesiology in partnership with College of Continuing and Professional Education (CCPE), at California State University, Long Beach. This accelerated 36-unit program allows you to earn a master's degree in 18 months and is designed to prepare you for a career in the management and administration of sport.
Goals of Graduate Study: Designed to inspire independent thinking, critical analysis and originality in the quest for knowledge and its useful application.
Program Objectives: To empower students for a career in the management of sport by providing them with a quality graduate education that includes the integration of sport management theory (knowledge) and sport management practice (application).
Upon completion of the CSULB Graduate Program in Sport Management, students are expected to realize the following learning outcomes:
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