This option prepares individuals for careers in athletic administration and sports management. Upon completion of this program (36 units), individuals will be prepared to work in the sports industry in a variety of settings, including professional, intercollegiate, and interscholastic sports and sport-related businesses.
The Master of Sports Management program is a non-traditional, 18-month program, which involves a collaboration between the KIN Department and University College and Extension Services (UCES). The Option is designed to prepare individuals for careers in athletic administration and sports management. Upon completion of this program (36 units), individuals will be prepared to work in the sports industry in a variety of settings, including professional, college and scholastic organizations, private businesses, community services, and academic institutions. The curriculum consists of three 6-month sessions over an 18-month period. Within each session, the student takes three courses, each lasting eight weeks, and is involved in an internship lasting the entire 6-months. Students who select this Option must complete a project.
KIN 511 Sports Marketing, Fundraising, Development (3)
KIN 512 Legal & Ethical Issues in Sport (3)
KIN 513 Facility & Personnel Management (3)
KIN 514 Sport Finance (3)
KIN 521 Introduction to Sport Management (3)
KIN 577 Sport in U.S. Culture (3)
KIN 591 Field Instruction in Sport Event Management (3)
KIN 592A Sports Management Internship (9 units)
KIN 695 Professional Literature (3)KIN 696 Research Methods and Statistic Analysis (3)
Link to Sport Management program website: http://www.csulb.edu/colleges/chhs/programs/sports-management/index.html
Refer to the KIN Graduate Student Handbook for additional information regarding the option.
For information regarding the Option in Sport Management, contact Diane Higgs, Manager of Student Affairs or Steve Buchan, Manager of Business Affairs at (562) 985-2044.