A KU master’s turns sport dreams into career reality.
Sport Management Program Requirement
Sport Management Program Requirement
A KU master’s turns sport dreams into career reality.

Online Sport Management Master's Program Details

During your studies in the online master's in sport management* program at the University of Kansas, you will have the opportunity to practice your knowledge in each class, collaborate with your classmates, network with higher-ups in the industry, and apply your skills in a variety of sport settings, including professional, intercollegiate, high school and non-profit sectors.

Once you're enrolled in the program, you will have the opportunity to learn how to apply front office management techniques and the business theories behind the interdisciplinary fields of sport, marketing, business and law from established experts in the field.

As you learn to apply these new skills directly in your career, you're also developing an e-portfolio that demonstrates the competencies you gained during your studies that apply to your personal career goals relating to the world of sport.

Get the credential and connections you need to outperform the rest—join our network of Jayhawks today, and put the strength of the KU name behind you.

*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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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.

About the Program

The online master's in sport management degree from the University of Kansas has been designed with working professionals in mind, by active experts still engaged in the industry.

Develop your professional skill set with faculty who know firsthand what you'd benefit from learning—peruse our program benefits below.

Program Details

  • 12 courses, 36 credits, 8 weeks per course
  • Graduate in as few as 2 years
  • Online courses designed for working professionals
  • Join an interdisciplinary program designed to help students pursue or advance in careers across the sport sector, including sport management, player and team management, sport marketing and event management
  • Produce a portfolio that reflects learned skills that correspond to the competencies outlined by the North American Society for Sport Management (NASSM)
  • Utilize what you study in the field during your customizable career internship
  • Successfully complete a comprehensive exam*
  • Gain access to the connections of KU's influential Jayhawk network
  • Make valuable network connections as you interact with industry experts
  • No GRE requirement for admission

*During the last eight-week course in your final semester, you will be contacted by the program coordinator about completing a required comprehensive exam (approx. 15-20 pages in length). You must pass the exam to successfully complete this program.

What Have Graduates Accomplished?

See where others in the program before you have gone by exploring what our alumni are up to and what resources will become available to you once you join the ranks of our Jayhawk alumni network.


Get a Glimpse of Life as an Online Student

Our program has been designed to fit the needs of our online students, providing elements of industry networking and collaboration into each course.


Explore Financial Aid Options

Learn more about tuition rates and financial aid options available.



Application Deadline
August 12
Fall 2024 Term
Next Start
August 26
Fall 2024 Term


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