Master of Science in Sport Management

This year, Forbes magazine predicts that the sports market will be a $73.5 billion industry in North America.

From media to merchandising to athlete and sports venue management, it’s clear that America has an obsession with sports! 

With a Master of Science in Sport Management from JSU, you can step up your game and claim home field advantage for a wide variety of career opportunities!

Sport management students tossing football, holding textbooks

Did You Know...

You do not have to have an undergraduate degree in sport management to pursue your master’s in our program?

In fact, undergraduate degrees in fields like marketing, public relations, communications and business can make you uniquely qualified and boost your earning power when combined with the MS in Sport Management

best colleges logoJSU’s MS in Sport Management is nationally ranked by BestColleges.com?

Our Number 29 ranking places our program in the top 7% of the more than 400 U.S. colleges and universities that offer some form of graduate sport management program

Our students typically get great job and internship placements?

Some of our partners include the Houston Texans, the Los Angeles Chargers, Talladega Superspeedway, Georgia Tech University and the Nashville Predators

Our program is completely online, a convenient option for working students (and sports fans)!

What Can You Do With This Degree?

  • Pro Athletic Organization Management
  • Sports Marketing and Advertising
  • Event and Facility Management
  • Strategic Planning and Finance
  • Athlete Management and Talent Development
  • University Athletic Director
  • Sports Journalism
  • Coaching

Interested in Teaching?

Are you an educator seeking to advance your career? Do you want to train coaches, trainers and sports practitioners? In addition to the general MS in Sport Management, we offer a Class A Teacher Certification Option. To qualify, you will need to possess a valid and renewable fourth-year bachelor's level teaching certificate in any area of education or a higher degree and fifth year teaching certification.

Dr. Reggie Overton Talks About JSU's Sport Management Program

Email Dr. Overton with your questions about the program.

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