Sports Management (M.S.)

Program Information

The Sports Management and Sports Management Coaching Concentration begins a new cohort each fall semester.  

Priority Deadlines

The priority deadline for applications is Jan. 15 with an additional deadline of May 15. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis through Aug. 1.  

Applications will be reviewed upon completion of all application materials. Students applying for graduate assistantships and international students are strongly encouraged to apply by the Jan. 15 deadline. Applications received after May 15 will be considered on a space-available basis. 


When applying for a master's program, the School of Graduate Studies serves as a liaison between the applicant and the master's program. Application materials are completed online and processed by the School of Graduate Studies.

Once all application materials are received and reviewed, Graduate Studies will forward materials to the program faculty for review. Program faculty may request a follow up session or informal interview. Thereafter, an admission recommendation will be forwarded to Graduate Studies with the final decision submitted by the Dean of Graduate Education and you will be notified within 2-3 business days.

Application Instructions

For all students:

For International Students:

  • Upload high quality scans (.jpeg or photos not accepted) of your full academic record to the Academic History section, including all transcripts, grade sheets, individual and consolidated mark sheets, degree completion certificates
  • English proficiency

Program Admission Requirements

For admission consideration, applicants must meet minimum Graduate Studies admission requirements, including, but not limited to: 

  • Completed bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution
  • 2.75 Undergraduate GPA
  • 3.0 GPA if graduate-level courses have been completed
  • GRE is NOT required

Non-Degree Student

If you would like to preview courses or take courses without pursuing a degree you can register as a Non-Degree Seeking Student. You should contact Dr. Paula U'Ren at for assistance with beginning your coursework.