Kinesiology and Health

Master of Arts in Physical Education: Sport Management

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Why Choose Sport Management?

You can prepare for management and leadership positions with professional sports teams, intercollegiate programs at colleges and universities, interscholastic athletics, and amateur athletic organizations through Wright State’s Master of Arts in Physical Education: Sport Management concentration. Take advantage of a flexible program to receive the education best suited for your future career. 

Find a career in a growing and exciting field dealing with the business aspects of sports and recreation. Your job options range from public relations specialist to business, and from facilities manager to compliance manager. However, just as with sports itself, competition is stiff for the best sport management positions, and demand is highest for well-trained professionals. Your program will provide you with a solid educational base in the fundamentals of sport management if your interest is in any one of a variety of sports-related careers. 

Learn more about the Sport Management Certificate.

Contact Information

Beth Hersman, Ph.D, C.A.P.E
304 Nutter Center


View the physical education—sport management program profile for sample occupations, average salary, and employment projections.   

The School of Nursing, Kinesiology, and Health Sciences has provided a dedicated career consultant to assist you in connecting your major to a career. The career consultant focuses on staying up to date on career trends in education, kinesiology and health, leadership, and human services. Our assigned career consultant is an extension of services offered through Wright State’s Career Services.  

Academics and Curriculum

View the Master of Arts in Physical Education: Sport Management concentration program information and degree requirements in the Academic Catalog.  

Sport Management Program of Study (PDF)


Admission Requirements

  • 2.7 Cumulative minimum GPA and GRE score or MAT score in the 50th percentile or better
  • 3.0 Cumulative minimum GPA

Admission Process

Questions about the graduate school application? Contact:

The College of Graduate Programs and Honors Studies
Location: 160 University Hall
Hours: Monday-Friday 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.
Phone: 937-775-2976
Fax: 937-775-2453

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