Sport has become one of the largest and most profitable industries in the world that includes media relations, retail management, facilities and event operations, and professional, public and private organizations.

An individual wishing to secure a career in sport may have many opportunities available but, typically, these positions are highly competitive.

The online Masters of Arts in Sport Management at Adams State University is a 36-credit program that offers a wide range of courses and practical experiences in order to prepare students for employment in sport management related careers. All courses are offered online which allows for greater flexibility and optimum convenience for students who hold full-time careers or cannot relocate.

Students can complete the program in two years which includes all coursework. The Masters of Arts in Sport Management at Adams State is the least expensive of any other fully online master’s degree in the US.

Course Rotations

By following this sequence of courses, a student can complete this Masters of Arts in 4 semesters and 2 full summer terms. If a student falls out of this sequence then additional terms may be needed to complete the degree.

Fall 1

KIN 503: Introduction to Research
BUS 500: Leadership Skills for Managers

Spring 1

KIN 505 Sport Marketing & Public Relations
KIN 525: Facilities &Event Management

Summer 1

KIN 527: Sport Law
BUS 520: Managerial Accounting

Fall 2

KIN 556: Strategic Management and Leadership in Sport
KIN 585: Practicum

Spring 2

Elective from HPPE or BUS
KIN 538: Social Aspects of Sport

Summer 2

KIN 543: Measurement and Evaluation
KIN 596: Field Based Research

Total units in MA= 36

Contact Us

Aaron Tuioti-Mariner
Visiting Assistant Professor Sport Management