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Due to COVID-19, the Department of Sport Management’s office (Hubbard Hall 221) is open: Monday-Wednesday, 8:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m.; Thursday-Friday, By Advanced Appointment Only.

 Graduate & Undergraduate students: All advising will be done virtually. For undergraduate Sport Management (Ricki Ellison) and Organizational Leadership and Learning (Tierney Mount) students, please make an appointment with the College of Applied Studies Advising at 978-3300 (option 2) or through your WSU portal.

 Graduate Sport Management students should email their graduate advisor.

 Visitors & Students: The Department of Sport Management will continue to support students, faculty, staff, and visitors during our regular business hours or through scheduled appointments based upon current university and healthcare guidelines. Please contact our office at 316-978-5758 or sport.management@wichita.edu for any questions.

Thank you for your flexibility, stay safe, and Go Shockers!


Break into the business of sports!

Wichita State University's Sport Management program prepares undergraduate and graduate students for careers in the management of sport entertainment, sport participation and sporting goods organizations. 

At WSU, you'll go beyond the classroom, honing your skills and developing contacts in real-world settings throughout the city and across the nation.


Beyond the Books

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Internships provide students with the opportunity to utilize knowledge gained through their classes, to enhance their portfolios, to network with sport managers, and to take an important step in establishing themselves as practicing sport managers.
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Studying abroad gives you the chance to meet peers and mentors in your field from all over the world. Not only will you form valuable connections for the future, but you will form friendships which last long beyond the return home.
A degree in sport management is designed to prepare students to compete for jobs in the sport industry including intercollegiate athletics, major league and minor league professional sports, fitness, recreation, and specialized sport business.

Accredited Program

WSU is among a select number of universities in the world with multiple programs accredited by the Commission on Sport Management Accreditation (COSMA).


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