M.A. in Sport Management

To provide a sound foundation in the Business of Sport, resulting in meaningful employment!

If you want to combine your passion for sport with a well-developed understanding of the business enterprise—enroll in the most cost-effective and comprehensive Sport Management program of its kind in Southern California. The Sport Industry has become a dynamic growth industry and is now recognized as a multi-billion dollar global enterprise. As former President of the International Olympic Committee, Juan Antonio Samaranch stated, “Effective sport leaders must have sport management knowledge and preparation.”  

With a degree in Sport Management, students get the educational foundation and the practical experience necessary to gain access to a career in this competitive industry. Long Beach State University is pleased to offer a top quality Master's degree in Sport Management, which will help you prepare for a career in the management of sport. The program offers an excellent curriculum to provide you with the necessary background and conceptual knowledge in the management of sport, along with practical application at various sport sites throughout Southern California. We've taken a quality curriculum and made it more accessible, with a non-traditional accelerated schedule