2021-2022 Academic Catalog 
    
    Sep 26, 2021  
2021-2022 Academic Catalog

Physical Education, MA


Program Description:

Physical Education with Sport Management Concentration

This program provides professional preparation for management and leadership positions with professional sports teams, intercollegiate programs at colleges and universities, interscholastic athletics, and amateur athletic organizations. Although we have a program of study for our students, we remain flexible so that students can receive the education that is best suited for their future careers.

Sport management is a growing and exciting field dealing with the business aspects of sports and recreation. Professionals in the sport management field range from public relations specialists to business, and from facilities managers to compliance managers. However, just as with sports itself, competition is stiff for the best sport management positions, and demand is highest for well-trained professionals. Wright State University’s Sport Management Program offers a solid educational base in the fundamentals of sport management for students interested in any one of a variety of sports-related careers.

Admissions Requirements:

  • 2.7 Cumulative minimum GPA and GRE score or MAT score in the 50th percentile or better

    OR
  • 3.0 Cumulative minimum GPA

Waiver of GRE/MAT

Degree seeking candidates to Physical Education with Sports Management Concentration program, may not be required to submit passing GRE or MAT scores if their cumulative undergraduate GPA is a 3.0 or higher.

Candidates must meet the requirements for admission established by the Graduate School. If testing is required, candidates must score in the 50th percentile or better on the Miller Analogy Test (MAT) or the Graduate Records Exam (GRE).

Learning outcomes:  

  1. Interpret data within the sports industry
  2. Create sports marketing plans
  3. Demonstrate effective oral and written Communication Skills in sport
  4. Develop a Research Design and protocol within the sport management area
  5. Describe how Assessment and Evaluation Skills are used in identifying best practices in sport
  6. Describe the duties and responsibilities of an interscholastic sport administrator
  7. Describe how to manage sports facilities
  8. Identify how Behavioral, Ethical, Equity, Fairness, & Diversity issues impact sport

For additional information:

Program Requirements:


Physical Education: Sport Management (MA)


Total: 33 Hours