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The Jayhawk Advantage in the World of Sport Management

Online Sport Management Master's Degree

It’s more than a passion, it's a career path. Earn your master's in sport management* from the University of Kansas, known for its athletic tradition. Become part of a network of Jayhawk alumni who work for organizations such as the Kansas City Chiefs, Washington Nationals, Dallas Cowboys, the Big Ten Conference, Special Olympics, USA Diving and many more.

Make your mark in the dynamic, high-growth field of sport management with a Top 30 Best Value College (among public universities) and a Top 60 Best Public School in the nation.1

*This program is a Master of Science in Education (M.S.E.) degree in health, sport management, and exercise science with an emphasis in sport management.

Discover Our Degree

Program benefits:

  • 100% online
  • No GRE required
  • Finish in as few as two years
  • Use Jayhawkville, our gamified virtual learning environment
  • Obtain an application-based degree with training in communication, management, fundraising, sport ethics and more
  • Utilize the mentorship program, a curriculum feature that lets you partner with KU alumni to gain industry insight and network

From Our Students:

"The tradition of excellence surrounding KU athletics combined with the flexibility of an interactive online learning environment make the perfect combination to continue an education in sport management."

Chris Loftin, Master's in Sport Management Candidate '20

The sport industry in North America is expected to reach $80.3 billion in 2022.2

Completing a sport management program that includes an internship can give you an edge in the industry's competitive job market.3

In the U.S., the annual mean wage for an agent/business manager working in spectator sports was $93,590 in 2018.4

Important Dates

Dec
13
Application Deadline

December 13
Spring 2020 Term

Jan
06
Next Start

January 6
Spring 2020 Term

Apr
17
Application Deadline

April 17
Summer 2020 Term

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Sources:
  1. Retrieved on November 8, 2019, from usnews.com/best-colleges/university-of-kansas-1948
  2. Retrieved on June 6, 2019, from pwc.com/us/en/industries/tmt/library/sports-outlook-north-america.html
  3. Retrieved on June 6, 2019, from learn.org/articles/Sports_Management_Majors_Your_Salary_and_Career_Questions_Answered.html
  4. Retrieved on June 6, 2019, from www.bls.gov/oes/current/oes131011.htm