MS: Master of Science in Kinesiology – Sport Management
**This program is currently pending Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) Approval.**
The Masters of Science degree in Kinesiology: Sport Management at HBU is a fully online program 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 career field, there is a market need to train professionals in this field. The Master of Science in Kinesiology: Sport Management at HBU will allow students to be prepared for these more innovative and specialized roles within the sport business industry.
Did you know that within the last ten years, sport has been ranked repeatedly among the top-10 industries in the United States? Want to spend your life devoted to your love of sports ?
If any of this sounds attractive to you, apply today!
The Master of Science in Kinesiology: Sport Management is offered entirely online thus affording students great flexibility in pursuing an advanced degree. This degree requires the successful completion of 35 credit hours and is designed to be completed in 18 months.
What to expect
Classes that are delivered and supported entirely online. Students will have access to faculty in the program through a variety of means, including chat sessions, discussion boards and forums, email, and telephone. Faculty members will also hold designated online office hours for each course, during which they will be available to students.
What we believe
We believe in serving the whole person-mind, body, and spirit. HBU endeavors to bring together the world of academic learning and the world of faith and Christian practice. In more recent years, the business of sport has taken on a more secular tone. This specific area of course work allows students an avenue to bring faith and scholarship together where they are in apparent tension.
How you will benefit
An advanced degree enables you to add depth and breadth to your knowledge in a field. You will be prepared for more innovative and specialized roles within the sport business industry.
|KINE 5301||Applied Research Methods in Sports and Kinesiology|
|KINE 5302||Legal Issues in Sport|
|KINE 5305||History and Culture of Sport|
|KINE 5306||Ethical Issues in Sport Management|
|KINE 5308||Event and Facility Management|
|KINE 5309||Management of Sport Delivery Systems & Organizations|
|KINE 5310||Financial Management in Sport|
|MKTG 6310||Marketing Management|
|MGMT 5261||Management Principles|
|PSYC 5301||Introduction to Statistics for Behavioral Sciences|
|KINE 5311||Internship in Sport Management (take twice for 6 credit hours)|
|KINE 5312||Thesis (take until completed for 6 credit hours)|