The sport management master of education (MEd) is a practitioner-oriented master's program designed to prepare students for advanced study or careers in sport administration, sport management, or sport and fitness related professions.
Required courses will provide students with a well-balanced perspective of the industry; elective courses allow students to focus on topics they find applicable and interesting related to the sport and physical activity industry. Students will have the opportunity to participate in coursework, independent study, internships, workshops, and professional site-based experiences.
We also offer a dual-degree option, partnering with Jiao Tong University (SJTU) in China.
The sport management MEd prepares students to work in leadership and management roles with intramural and community athletic programs, university and college sports programs, and amateur and professional athletic leagues.
Sport management careers often take place behind the scenes. Possible careers are:
- Athletic director
- Development director
- Marketing and social media manager for sports-related company
- Event marketing associate for sports company
- Athletic communications director
- Facilities manager
- Fitness club manager
- Public and community relations executive
- Fan experience manager