Master of Arts in Sport Management
The MA in Sport Management is designed to prepare students for a career within the expanding sport industry. Sport Management includes any combination of skills related to planning, budgeting, organizing, directing, staffing, marketing and controlling in a sports organization. The MA curriculum is a unique blend of formal coursework and opportunities designed for practical experience. The MA requires the successful completion of 39 credit hours, including the completion of 150 working hours in an assigned practicum. A MA applicant, without sufficient coursework or background in the areas of finance, business and/or marketing may also be required to complete 6 credit hours of program perquisite coursework. Click on the link for more information about course requirements and offerings for our graduate Sport Management program. Current students can find their year specific Bingo Sheet by accessing PC Common through the Lindenwood network.
Lindenwood’s MA in Sport Management is enhanced by the close cooperation with several sports organizations, companies and venues in the St. Charles/St. Louis area. These relationships enable students to gain first-hand knowledge and work experience in sport management. Upon completion of this program, Sport Management graduates develop both enhanced business skills and greater industry knowledge, setting Lindenwood graduates apart in the competitive field. The practicum that each student is required to complete prior to graduation has provided many students with networking contacts that have led to careers quickly after receiving their degree.
Lindenwood’s program is recognized by the North American Society for Sport Management. The program meets the NASSM course standards and is listed on the NASSM website as a recognized Sport Management Program. In addition to this achievement, Lindenwood’s Sport Management program has developed a reputation in the greater St. Louis area for producing successful young professionals throughout the industry.
"Choosing the Sport Management Program was one of the most beneficial decisions I made during my academic career. Because of Lindenwood University’s program and their contacts in the industry, I had the opportunity to do several internships that led to an outstanding position with the St. Louis Cardinals. What a great way to begin my career."
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For more information on the Sport Management program, contact department chair Molly Hudgins at (636) 949-4192 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.