The Jayhawk Advantage in the world of sport management.
Online Master’s of Education in Sport Management
Online Master’s of Education in Sport Management
The Jayhawk Advantage in the world of sport management.

Online Sport Management Masters 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 degree from the No. 6 best value option for an online master's program in sport management.1

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Turn your passion into a fulfilling career. Complete the form to get a program brochure for KU’s online Master’s in Sport Management program.

Program benefits:

  • Utilize the mentorship program, a curriculum feature that lets you partner with KU alumni to gain industry insight and network
  • 100% online
  • No GRE required
  • Finish in as few as two years
  • Obtain a broadly applicable degree with training in communication, management, fundraising, sport ethics, and more

*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.

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 L., Master's in Sport Management Candidate '20

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The sport industry in North America is expected to reach $83.1 billion in 2023.2

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

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In the U.S., the annual mean wage for an agent/business manager working in spectator sports was $115,170 in 2021.4

Curriculum That Changes the Game

Learn how our interdisciplinary curriculum is uniquely designed to prepare you for the day-to-day operations in the world of sports.

What Is Studying Online Like at KU?

Our program is designed to fit the unique needs of our online students. With collaboration and networking opportunities woven into each course.


Explore Your Future Career Options

Visit our Career Resources page to learn more about how our master's degree helps prime you to outperform the competition in today's congested job market and what we can do to help your job hunt after graduation.



Application Deadline
April 24
Summer 2023 Term
Next Start
May 8
Summer 2023 Term