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The Jayhawk Advantage in the World of Sport Management

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Online Sport Management Master's Degree

Without the right connections or credentials, the high-growth field of sport management can be particularly difficult to break into or advance in, often requiring one long night after another with no promise of promotion. But, as a lifelong pastime of yours, isn't it worth finding a way to enter and excel in the industry of sports?

A master's degree from a university widely recognized for their athletic traditions and contributions to the field can often be an effective way to gain ground in the industry, helping you outperform the competition in a crowded job market—and attending graduate school online can prove even more useful to your long-term career goals by allowing you to earn your degree while working simultaneously.

As an established name in athletics, the University of Kansas is proud to offer a game-changing online Master's in Sport Management* degree that helps our future Jayhawk alumni break into the high-impact world of sports.

In as few as two years, you can gain an applied understanding of the many intersecting aspects of sport management alongside the working knowledge of business communication and management techniques, so you can turn your love of sports into the next big win for your organization.

*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.

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With so many diverse roles existing within one broad field, sport management has a lot to offer and even more room for growth—if you can stand out in such a competitive job market.

Because of the growing popularity of the sport world for both spectators and participants, former players and passionate observers alike flock to the field in search of professional roles—but with an online Master's in Sport Management from the well-known athletic traditions of KU, you can gain a leg up on the competition with industry-specific practices, a well-connected network of experts and the advanced credential of a master's degree.

The sport industry in North America is expected to reach $73.5 billion in 2019.1

Completing a sport management program that includes an internship can give you an edge in the industry’s competitive job market.1

The median annual salary nationally for an agent or business manager of artists, performers and/or athletes is $62,080.2

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Application Deadline

December 28
Spring 2019 Term

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January 14
Spring 2019 Term

Apr
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Application Deadline

April 26
Summer 2019 Term

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Sources:
  1. Retrieved on February 6, 2018, from forbes.com/sites/darrenheitner/2015/10/19/sports-industry-to-reach-73-5-billion-by-2019/#57145fd01b4b
  2. Retrieved on February 6, 2018, from https://learn.org/articles/Sports_Management_Majors_Your_Salary_and_Career_Questions_Answered.html