Oct 20, 2019  
2018-2019 Graduate Catalog 
    
2018-2019 Graduate Catalog [NOTE!!!! THIS IS AN ARCHIVED CATALOG. FOR THE CURRENT CATALOG, GO TO CATALOG.NIU.EDU]

Master of Science in Sport Management


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This 36-semester-hour program is designed to prepare students for a management career in the sport industry. Students attain theoretical knowledge and practical skills in preparation for various sport managerial careers in athletic and sport clubs, and intercollegiate athletics, professional and amateur sports, equipment merchandising, and sport consulting.

The student learning outcomes for this degree are located at http://www.niu.edu/assessment/clearinghouse/outcomes/index.shtml.

Check departmental information for any additional requirements.

Non-Thesis Option


Select one from the Research Core (3)


Required Core Courses (18)


Other course work


  • Electives with approval of graduate program adviser (9)
  • Course work from the College of Business selected in consultation with adviser (6)

Thesis Option


Same requirements as the non-thesis option except that LESM 699A, Master’s Thesis (6), and one 3-semester-hour graduate-level course in quantitative or qualitative analytical techniques approved by the adviser are taken in place of LESM 598 (3) or LESM 699B (3) and the electives (6).

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