Sport Management, Master of Science (M.S.)

The Sport Management program prepares students with sport business concepts that help students plan and manage sport at the professional level, in college athletics and many other areas.

Program Highlights

  • The curriculum follows the guidelines set by COSMA for the preparation of our sport business leaders. 
  • Minnesota State University, Mankato is located near the Minneapolis, St. Paul area, which offers a wide variety of internship opportunities.  Internships may range from working with a professional sport organization, assisting a college or high school athletic department, health & fitness centers, youth sports and many more opportunities. 

Application Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited university.
  • A personal statement of interest in the program.
  • Three letters of recommendation.
  • Resume

Additional Requirements for International Applicants:

Application Deadlines

  U.S. Based Applicants International Applicants
Fall Start Rolling May 1
Spring Start Rolling September 1
Summer Start N/A N/A

 Time to Completion: 4 semesters

(either 1.5 years including summer or 2 years)

Graduate Coordinator Contact

Dr. Jennifer Zdroik

Sport Management Website