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East Tennessee State University

Sport Management, M.S.

Sport Management

Master of Science

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This online Master of Science degree is designed to prepare students in athletic administration, sport management, motorsport management, and advanced graduate studies, while offering the flexibility and convenience of online coursework.

Move ahead in a variety of fields in the sport industry with an accredited Master of Science in Sport Management from ETSU. With the same faculty teaching online who teach in our classrooms, you'll get the quality education you want with the flexibility you need.



Program of Study

The curriculum examines three main segments of the sport industry (performance, production, promotion), and it encompasses all levels of sport: youth, high school, collegiate, professional, amateur, competitive, non-competitive, recreational, private, and nonprofit/profit organizations.

Although the number of potential careers within athletics is virtually limitless, here are just a few examples:

Sport Performance Segment: collegiate athletics director, racetrack marketing director, private fitness facility manager, campus recreation director, professional promotions coordinator, collegiate ticket sales manager, etc...

Sport Production Segment: sales representative for a sports equipment company, manager for a sporting goods retail store, events coordinator at a professional facility, etc...

Sport Promotion Segment: sport media producer, financial analyst for a sport sponsorship management company, legal consultant for a sport business licensing company, etc...

Information including curriculum and graduation requirements can be found in the ETSU Catalog, Sport Management, M.S., entry.


Program Admission Requirements

In addistion to meeting the admission requirements for the School of Graduate Studies, the following are required for admission into the M.S. in the Sport Management graduate program:

An undergraduate degree in physical education, sport management, or closely related field;

GRE scores or GMAT scores in lieu of GRE scores;

2.7 cumulative undergraduate grade point average on a 4.0 scale;

Resume and contact information for at least three academic references;

Essay explaining goals and reasons for desiring to study with the Department of KSRM and ETSU.


Tuition, Fee, and Financial Assistance


ETSU Tuition and Fees

ETSU eRate (for out-of-state students taking ALL course work online in any semester)

Border County Information: Students residing in select bordering counties in North Carolina and Virginia may attend ETSU at the in-state tuition rate. Please contact the Admissions Office at or 423-439-4213 with questions.

Student accounts, payment calendars, and payment plan information

ETSU Bursar Office

(423) 439-4212

Financial Aid

Financial Aid Step by Step Guide

Types of Aid

(423) 439-4300


Scholarship Information

(423) 439-7094



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