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Master of Science in Sport Management

Master of Science in Sport Management

This graduate program would equip students with advanced level competencies to successfully manage the varied position duties and responsibilities within the sports industry. The program will prepare students for leadership roles in varied positions within the sports entertainment industry. Students will receive academic and career advising and support through the College of Natural and Health Sciences advising group. The program is designed to be as flexible as possible which will allow students to complete it on their own terms/timetable.

Among other competencies, upon completion of the program, graduates will be able to:

  • Demonstrate professional interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrate negotiation skills
  • Demonstrate knowledge of and ability to comply with legal, HR, and other forms of rules and compliance-related situations
  • Demonstrate the ability to act in an ethical manner including in areas of diversity and Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Demonstrate knowledge of sound financial management practices including revenue generation methods such as marketing and sales along with efficient facility/organization planning on the expense side
  • Demonstrate inclusive leadership skills including the ability to lead meetings
  • Demonstrate the ability to identify and solve problems faced by sports organizations

Learn more about the Master of Science in Sport Management.

Learn more about the Health, Exercise Science and Sport Management Department at Parkside.

Application Requirements

Admission to the Master's degree program in Sport Management will be on a competitive basis. Applicants will be required to be graduates of an accredited four-year institution of higher education. Applicants with a minimum 3.0 overall grade point average and an undergraduate degree in sport management/administration or a business-related major will be given preference for admission. There is flexibility in starting dates - there are four potential semesters of classes.

Applicants will be required to submit:

  • Completed Application (
  • Application Fee
  • All Undergraduate Transcripts
  • A minimum of three (3) Letters of Recommendation
  • At least one (1) Letter must be from a Professional Reference
  • At least one (1) Letter must be from an Academic Reference
  • A formal Statement of Academic Interests including Professional Goals
  • No GRE is required

In accordance with UW-Parkside requirements, students will be required to complete the curriculum requirements (either the thesis or non-thesis option) and achieve a minimum 3.0 grade point average in order to graduate.

Contact Information

Contact Info
Dr. Bryan Lewis, Ph.D. 
Interim Associate Dean, CNHS 
Phone: 262-595-2327

Instructor Profiles


900 Wood Road · P.O. Box 2000 · Kenosha, WI 53141-2000 P 262-595-2345

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