Professional Studies: Sports Management Option

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Master of Professional Studies: Sports Management Option

The Department of Kinesiology participates in the Master of Professional Studies (MPS) degree. The MPS is a cross-disciplinary program which features enhancement of administrative abilities with an area of emphasis. The program is designed to meet the needs of individuals who are established in careers and are seeking professional growth and advancement within their vocations. The 33-hour program builds upon past work experience, and allows participants to expand their knowledge base, abilities, and skills which can lead to enhanced administrative roles within organizations.

A required core of 24 hours is taken in addition to the option requirements listed below. See MPS Program for more information.

Sports Management Option required courses:

The Sports Management Option is a 15 hour option that includes three 3 credit hour courses and one six hour field experience course. KIN 733 covers the research requirement for the MPS program.

Required Courses (6 hours)

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
KIN 739 Principles of Sports Management 3 hrs
KIN 780 Legal Aspects in Sports, Physical Education, Recreation and Wellness Programs 3 hrs
KIN 733 Current Problems in Sports Administration 3 hrs
KIN 798 Field Experience in Sports Management 6 hrs