Master of Science Degree: Sport Management

(1) Thesis Option: 36 hours total

Core Requirements—12 credit hours:

  • RST 501–Theories and Concepts of Leisure—4 hours
  • RST 503–Advanced Leisure Research Methods—4 hours
  • RST 520–Critical Issues in Sport Management—4 hours
  • RST 590–Seminar (2 semesters are required)—0 hours

Restricted Electives—16 credit hours:

Restricted electives are selected in consultation with advisor and include specialization and approved elective courses in the department as well as outside the department.

Thesis—8 credit hours:

  • RST 599–Thesis Research—8 hours

All course selections must be made in consultation with your academic advisor.

(2) Non-Thesis Option: 36 hours total

Core Requirements—24 credit hours:

  • RST 501–Theories and Concepts of Leisure—4 hours
  • RST 503–Advanced Leisure Research Methods—4 hours
  • RST 512–Human Resources in RST—4 hours
  • RST 515–Marketing in RST—4 hours
  • RST 520–Critical Issues in Sport Management—4 hours
  • RST 594 FB–Finance and Budgeting—4 hours
  • RST 590–Seminar (2 semesters are required)—0 hours

Restricted Electives—8 credit hours:

Restricted electives are selected in consultation with advisor and include specialization and approved elective courses in the department as well as outside the department.

Professional Paper—4 credit hours:

  • RST 593–Special Problems (Professional Paper)—4 hours

All course selections must be made in consultation with your academic advisor.