Feb 03, 2023  
2019-2020 Graduate Catalog 
2019-2020 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Sport and Entertainment Management, M.S.

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Degree Information

Priority Admission Application Deadlines:  http://www.grad.usf.edu/majors

Minimum Total Hours: 36
Level: Masters
CIP Code: 31.0504
Dept. Code: MKT
Major/College Codes: SMG /BA
Approved: 2014

Contact Information

College: Muma College of Business
Department: Marketing

Contact Information: http://www.grad.usf.edu/majors

Accredited by the the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB)

Major Research Areas
Sport Management, Entertainment, Sport Business Analytics, Sport Marketing, Sport and Social Issues, American Sport Industry, Global Sport Industry, Sport Law, Sport and Entertainment Finance

Admission Information

Must meet University Admission and English Proficiency requirements, as well as requirements for admission to the major, listed below.

  • Personal Interview with a committee of program faculty
  • Personal Statement addressing career focus and aspirations
  • Admission to and completion of the USF MBA or other MBA with a Concentration in Sport Business
  • Minimum of 3.00/4.00 average for all graduate work completed

Curriculum Requirements

Total Minimum Hours - 36

Course Requirements (30 Credit Hours)

Students complete the three courses indicated with an asterisk as part of the requirements for the MBA with a Concentration in Sport Business. Because these nine hours of coursework are “shared” by the two majors, the 36 credit-hour MS in Sport and Entertainment Management requires an additional 24 hours to complete.

Comprehensive Exam

Internship (6 Credit Hours)

Option to complete thesis in lieu of internship.


Students should consult with the Graduate Director for advising on course sequencing requirements.

Concurrent Degree

Also available as a Concurrent Degrees  

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