Master of Science in Kinesiology – Sport Management

HBU Online Learning Program

 

About the Degree

The Master 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 sports and 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

Official Transcripts – Official transcripts should be sent directly to The Online Graduate School 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-baccalaureate or graduate level transcripts will also be required.

Two (2) Recommendation Forms –  Download Recommendation Form. Recommenders should submit the completed forms directly to The Online Graduate School via email at onlineverification@hbu.edu. Recommendations must be from a professional or academic source.  Forms from family members or friends will not be accepted.  Recommendation forms must be sent directly from the recommenders to be considered valid. Applicants waive their right to view completed recommendation forms upon asking a reference to complete the form.

Resume/CV – Email a current resume or CV to The Online Graduate School at onlineverfication@hbu.edu.

GRE Required – Take the Graduate Record Examination test (GRE). All portions are considered, including verbal, quantitative and analytical writing. Details on the test may be obtained from the Educational Testing Services website. The HBU GRE code is 6282.  Submitted test scores may not be more than five (5) years old.

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Accreditation

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

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