MS: Kinesiology – Sport Management

HBU Online Learning Program

 

About the Degree

The Masters of Science degree in Kinesiology: Sport Management is designed to develop advanced critical thinking skills with an emphasis on applying ethical decision making and social responsibility to the decision making progress. Graduates of this program will possess necessary knowledge and tools for advanced or specialized roles in the sport business profession.

Several sport scholars have argued that sport is closely intertwined with key aspects of our economic climate, including marketing, advertising, tourism, television, and technology. The sport industry is experiencing strong growth at multiple levels. The professional and supporting areas of the sport industry have, in turn, been forced to follow suit. In order to keep pace with this growing industry, there is a market need to train more professionals in sport management. The Master of Science in Kinesiology: Sport Management from HBU will allow students to be prepared for these more innovative and specialized roles within the sport business industry.

 

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Admission Requirements

Students must provide all official transcripts, two recommendations, a resume/CV, and official GRE report.

Official transcripts should be sent directly from the college or university that awarded your bachelor’s degree.  Transcripts from any additional coursework since that time should also be submitted.  **If your degree-conferred transcript contains fewer than 100 hours of your undergraduate coursework, you will be required to submit all undergraduate transcripts.  Any post-bacc or graduate level transcripts will also be required.

Applicants must provide an official report of scores for the Graduate Record Examination (not more than five (5) years old).  All sections will be taken into consideration – Quantitative, Verbal, and Analytical Writing.  Details may be obtained from the Educational Testing Services website.  The HBU GRE code is 6282. *You may be eligible for a GRE waiver if your undergraduate GPA is 3.0 or higher.

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Accreditation

Houston Baptist University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award the associate, baccalaureate, graduate and doctoral degrees.

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