Sport Management - Graduate Program
Progress through Millersville University's dynamic Sport Management program to prepare for the exciting, global and big business of athletic management and coaching.
Why Study This Program?
Prepare to work in the exciting, global and big business of Sport Management through this graduate program at Millersville University. With available concentrations in Athletic Management and Athletic Coaching, this dynamic program will equip you for leadership roles and grant you the credentials necessary to make your career goals a reality. Students learn from faculty dedicated to teaching excellence, network with leaders in sports and join fellow alumni working in professional, collegiate, scholastic and recreational sport and fitness.
Applicants must possess a baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited four-year college or university. Graduates of this program receive a Master of Education (M.Ed.) degree in Sport Management.
“Get out of your comfort zone in order to expand on your experiences. Make the most of the opportunities that Millersville University and the Wellness and Sport Sciences professors provide. Invest in your classmates, for you never know what that connection may lead to.”- Morgan Rupp | 2015
What Will You Learn?
The graduate-level Sport Management curriculum is comprehensive and convenient, consisting of 12 courses (36 credits). The interdisciplinary course of study explores management, law, marketing, education and research.
Students from both the Athletic Coaching and Athletic Management concentrations ground their study in professional core courses which explore research methods, psychology and educational philosophies. The Athletic Coaching concentration requirements consider the organization and administration of sport programs, sport in American culture, moral and ethical issues, event management and sports law. The Athletic Management concentration requirements feature similar sport-related courses, in addition to sport marketing and sport finance.
Students completing internships gain valuable career experience and contacts. Millersville University's excellent record of internship placement includes professional, collegiate and scholastic sport experience, as well as fitness and recreation placements. University advisors work closely with students to assure an appropriate internship experience that matches their career goals.
- Athletic Director
- Account Executive
- Sports Agent
- Inside Sales Representative
- Public Relations Assistant
- Event Coordinator
- General Manager
- Marketing Manager
- Fitness Director
Clubs and Organizations
- Sport Management Student Association at Millersville University (SMSA)
- Club Sport Council
- Athletic Training Club (AT Club)
- Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA)
- Millersville University Student Athletic Advisory Committee (SAAC)