ARCHIVED 2007-2008 Graduate Catalog 
    
    Apr 08, 2020  
ARCHIVED 2007-2008 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Master of Science in Sport Management


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The Master of Science in Sport Management requires successful completion of a minimum of 36 semester hours of graduate course work, including:

Practicum or Thesis option (9 hours):


Practicum option: SM 683 (9 hours) or Thesis Option: PE 699 (9 hours).

Practicum option (9 hours):  Non-thesis degree designed for students who do not intend to continue graduate studies beyond the master’s level.  Requires a minimum of 27 hours of approved coursework and the successful completion of a Practicum.

Thesis option (9 hours):  Designed for students who either intend on continuing graduate studies beyond the master’s level or intend on performing research activities.  Requires a minimum of 27 hours of approved coursework and the successful completion of an oral defense of a thesis.

Additional requirements:


Upon successful completion of all coursework, graduate candidates must pass a comprehensive written exam covering all core courses.  Students must also take any courses that are considered prerequisites for required or elective courses.

Applicants for the Master of Science in Sport Management degree must have an average grade of “B” or higher as defined by the major department in upper-level undergraduate courses in their undergraduate major.  A minimum percentile score of 25 on all three sections of the General Test of the Graduate Record Examination is required for applicants.

Each applicant must submit a letter of intent and three letters of recommendation with at least two from former instructors who are in a position to judge the applicant’s aptitude for graduate study.  Upon completion of the admissions procedures, potential students will be contacted for an interview.

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