As one of the first Sports Management Programs in the country, the University of Massachusetts draws on 35 years of experience in Sports Management education to offer a 35-credit Masters of Science Degree program. Students take 29 credits of coursework over the Fall and Spring semesters of one academic year.
To earn the additional 6 credits, students have three options:
- Complete a six-credit internship with a Sports organization OR
- Complete two additional Sports Management electives OR
- Complete a Master's Thesis
Admission to the UMass Sports Management master's programs is very competitive and is based on both University and Department requirements. The University requires a minimum undergraduate cumulative grade point average of 2.75 on a 4.0 grading scale, a bachelor's degree or equivalent, official transcripts of previous college work (undergraduate and graduate), a personal statement of goals, two letters of recommendation, GMAT scores and an application fee.
Admission is highly competitive. The average Master's student has several years of work experience, a 3.44 undergraduate grade point average (4.0 scale), and a 612 GMAT score.
Last updated February 8, 2018