Sport Management Graduate Program


Wichita State's sport management degree provides students with a quality curriculum including courses such as management in sport, sport marketing, and sport law. Students pursuing the Master of Education in Sport Management degree gain academic and practical preparation for careers in the management of sport entertainment, sport participation and sporting goods organizations. Graduates of this program work in a variety of sport settings including intercollegiate athletics, major league and minor league professional sports, fitness, recreation, and specialized sport businesses. The department is committed to a process of strategic growth and impactful curricular and applied programming. See our Graduate Enrollment Management plan for more information.


WSU's Master of Education in Sport Management has received specialized accreditation from the Commission on Sport Management Accreditation (COSMA) located in Fort Collins, Colorado.

Program Outline

  • No GRE/GMAT required
  • 30 credit hours (beginning in Fall 2019)
  • Average class size: 25
  • Semester long internship required
  • No thesis

Admission Considerations

When applying for admission to the Master's in Sport Management program, you must submit to the Graduate School:

Comprehensive Exam Requirement

Graduate sport management students are required to successfully complete a written comprehensive examination during the semester they intend to graduate.

Deadline to apply for the comprehensive exam:
Fall 2018: October 12, 2018
Spring 2019: February 22, 2019
Summer 2019: June 14, 2019

Tips for Graduate Students

Graduate sport management students, please read the "Tips for Students" form for helpful information.