About the Master of Science in Sport & Fitness Management with a concentration in Sport Management
Do you have a passion for sports? Are you interested in gaining knowledge about the intricacies of the sport industry? The Master of Science in Sport and Fitness Management with a concentration in sport management is designed to propel its graduates into leadership roles in a diverse and evolving sports industry. The sport management graduate program is offered in both traditional and fully online formats and is one of only a few in the world that is accredited by the Commission on Sport Management Accreditation (COSMA).
Pathway to success
The educational experience offered by the program facilitates the development of students’ analytical and critical thinking capabilities as well as enhances oral and written communication skills. The program is designed to create an integrated academic learning environment for analyzing and resolving challenges in the sport industry. As students move through the program, they learn through a variety of mediums including lectures, seminars and practical experience through event and program execution and design. Students also have the option to complete an internship for career preparation.
The Sport Management faculty at TROY possesses expertise in a variety of areas acquired through their practical experiences in the sport industry, including professional, collegiate, recreational and high school. This experience allows faculty to provide students with unique insight into the industry and enriches students’ learning experiences by integrating their knowledge of the industry and their research expertise. The faculty is also student-centered indicating their dedication to student achievement and success.
A bright future
The sport industry is valued at over $400 billion, and its growth is expected to continue
for their foreseeable future. This growth has produced an increase in employment opportunities
resulting in a demand for individuals with advanced sport management degrees. So,
whether a student’s plans are to start his or her career or pursue a doctoral degree,
a graduate of TROY’s sport management master’s program will be prepared with the knowledge
and skills to succeed. Take the first step in joining other TROY Sport and Fitness
Management graduates currently working in:
- Division I athletics departments
- Campus recreation
- Minor League sport
- IMG College
- Event management
- Recreation departments