Georgia Southern University

College of Health and Human Sciences

Sport Management


Office of Admissions

Statesboro, GA 30458

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

M.S.- Sport Management

Format: Online

Program Description:

Our fully online Master's Degree in sport management can be completed in 24 months, or you can take courses as your schedule permits. Your choice.


At Georgia Southern, we have been in the Sport Management education business since 1981, and have been an approved program by the standards of the North American Society of Sport Management. We have hundreds of alumni working in the sport industry spanning the range from professional sports to Olympic sports to collegiate sports, you name it.


Currently we have 4 full time faculty who deliver the 12 courses, all holding doctorates in the field of Sport Management.  Every class is taught in a web-based software and students never need to have a presence on campus.


This curriculum focuses on the business behind sporting events. Students are taught the fundamentals of management, finance, sport marketing, personnel management, sport law, and social issues as they apply to organizing and staffing sporting events from large to small. Especially unique to our program is the concentration of 4 classes [of 12] in the area of sport marketing. Students will matriculate through 12 classes leading to a Master's degree in Sport Management.



Management of Personnel in Sport

Current Issues in Sport Administration

Sport Consumer Behavior

Sport Sponsorship

Revenue Generation in Sport

Social and Ethical Issues in Sport

Sport Administration

Sport Facility and Event Management

Research and Analysis in Sport

Sport Law and Risk Management

Sport Marketing

Financial and Strategic Management in Sport



Georgia Southern Sport Management alumni have secured employment in a variety of sport industry segments ranging from the NFL to NASCAR, College Sports and Sport Agencies. 



Your application cannot be evaluated until ALL components have been received.


North American Society for Sport Management and National Association for Sport and Physical Education

International Student Requirements:


Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: No

International Financial Aid: No

# of Credits Required: 36

Classification: Master's College or University I

Locale: Remote Town

Size & Settings: 10,000-19,999

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