Western Illinois University
School of Graduate Studies
Master of Science: Kinesiology;Master of Science: Sport Management
The Department of Kinesiology offers the Master of Science degree in kinesiology and the Master of Science degree in sport management. The broad mission of the degree program is to assist students to develop conceptual and theoretical understandings and to obtain knowledge and skills which will prepare them as master teachers, researchers/scholars, practitioners, or administrators in their respective areas.
Whether students elect to earn a Master of Science degree in kinesiology or sport management, both lead to a wide variety of career choices. Graduates of the kinesiology degree program pursue careers in cardiac rehabilitation, corporate fitness, university or public school teaching/coaching, adapted physical education, and sport psychology. Sport management graduates work in school, university and college settings as athletic administrators, public relations/marketing directors, or in professional or amateur sports areas.
The sport management program is approved by the North American Society for Sport Management (NASSM)
Facts & Figures
Classification: Master's College or University I
Locale: Remote Town
Size & Settings: 10,000-19,999