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The Sport and Recreation Management MA prepares students to become future leaders in such settings as professional team front offices, college and high school athletics departments, campus and community recreation programs, agencies serving sport and recreation clients, league offices, coaching, and many other areas.

Undergraduate preparation in sport or recreation management is not required for successful completion of the graduate program; students from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

Requirements and program planning

The Master of Arts requires a minimum of 30 semester hours of graduate credit. 

Curriculum includes 21 semester hours in the following courses:

  • SRM:4197 or SRM:4199 Sport and Recreation Field Experience
  • SRM:5065 The Economy of Experience
  • SRM:6251 Risk Management
  • SRM:6252 Economics and Financing
  • SRM:6253 Sport Administration
  • SRM:6254 Marketing and Sport Promotion
  • SRM:6255 Sport and Recreation Management Capstone Project

Plus 9 semester hours of electives (no more than 3 semester hours of electives may be from SRM:4197 or SRM:4199 combined in field experience for credit).


Please visit the General Catalog for more information or email Dan Matheson, Program Chair.

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