1.2 Students will be able to analyze data and recommend a strategic course of action that reflects real-world functionality and strategy within the sports organization.
2.1 Students will be able to describe the various legal theories that they can face when they work as sport administrators.
2.2 Students will demonstrate an ability to apply legal theories to real world problems from identifying applicable legal standards through compliance with organizational regulations.
2.3 Students will demonstrate an ability to draft a comprehensive sport contract.
2.4 Students will be able to demonstrate an ability to analyze the ethical and social ramifications of running a sport program.
3.1 Students will be knowledgeable about tools that can be used to effectively market a sport business/organization.
3.2 Students will demonstrate an ability to effectively run sport events/organizations
3.3 Students will demonstrate an ability to work in the sport industry and successfully work with current industry professionals.
4.1 Students will demonstrate an understanding of basic sport finance terms, ratios, and the budgetary processes.
4.2 Students will be able to make decisions based on analyzing financial data and then implement those decisions
Business Analytics Concentration
5.1 Students will analyze data to answer a research question.
5.2 Students will effectively communicate the results of a data analytics inquiry in non-technical terms.
College Athletics Concentration
5.1 Students will demonstrate an understanding of NCAA rules and how those rules impact athletes, coaches and institutions.
5.2 Students will be knowledgeable about the day-to-day responsibilities encountered in running all facets of a collegiate athletic department.
A total of 30-36 credits are required for completion of the master of science in Sport Management (depending on the choice of concentration). The program is made up of a Sport Management core that is common to each of the concentrations (consisting of six Sport Management courses) and a set of concentration courses (consisting of between four and six courses tailored to that particular segment of the Sport Management discipline).
The general M.S. Sport Management degree (30 credits) allows the student to build a set of Sport Management and general business electives around the Sport Management core that reflects their particular interests and professional objectives.