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Sports Management

Offered: Online

An advanced degree for today's sports administrator
This flexible and affordable graduate program emphasizes leading-edge management principles and strategies applied to sports law, sports media and event planning, sports administration, sports finance and budgeting, and sports psychology. You will gain expertise about issues and opportunities facing the sports industry from experienced professionals.

Sports plus management
The Master of Science in Sports Management curriculum focuses on principles of management, law, human relations, marketing, and communication applied in the roles and functions of sports leaders.

Be inspired. . . earn your Master of Science in Sports Management

Whether you are a current or future sports professional, our program will prepare you to assume greater leadership roles in a variety of careers including collegiate and high school athletic administration, coaching, business and sports management, marketing and promotions, athletic performance and training, campus activities, city recreation, development and external relations, and media/sports information.

Our sports management courses are offered online, making it possible for you to attend class regardless of where you live, work, or travel. Business courses can be completed on campus or online.

  • Complete in four or five semesters.
  • Begin fall, spring, or summer semester.
  • Quick start: Enroll as a non-degree student - an individual with an undergraduate degree who does not with to pursue the entire graduate degree - and you may be able to take select graduate courses.
One of a kind
Our sports management program is the only graduate degree of its kind in North Dakota.

Tuition and fees
When you enroll in the program, you pay our affordable in-state tuition regardless of residency. Athletic and academic graduate assistantships are available to qualified students. Financial aid may also be available.


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About Minot State University
Minot State University is a public university dedicated to excellence in education, scholarship, and community engagement achieved through rigorous academic experiences, active learning environments, commitment to public service, and a vibrant campus life.

Minot State University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (, a regional accreditation agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

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