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Sport and Recreation Management - M.A. PDFDownload to print

College
College of Education, Health and Human Services
Department
School of Foundations, Leadership and Administration

300 White Hall
Tel: 330-672-2012
Web: www.ehhs.kent.edu/fla

Description

The Master of Arts in Sport and Recreation Management consists of two concentrations: Sport and Recreation Management and Sport Studies.

Sport and Recreation Management provides students with the knowledge, skills and experiences to enable them to become successful professionals in the field of sport and recreation management. The program's core gives students a knowledge base in management theory and application in both sport and recreation settings.

Sport Studies focuses on the pedagogical, historical and sociological aspects of physical activity and sport.

Admission Requirements

Official transcript(s), goal statement and two letters of recommendation. Admission into the Sport Studies and Sport and Recreation Management concentrations also requires GRE, MAT, GMAT or approved equivalent standardized test if GPA is less than 3.000.

Please refer to the university policy for graduate admission.

Graduation Requirements

Students are required to complete 33-34 graduate credit hours for the M.A. Degree. A plan of study is developed with each students advisor. A signed copy is filed in the college graduate office.

  • Sport and Recreation Management concentration
  • Sport Studies concentration
     
 I. PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS  (6 credit)
Course Title Credits
EVAL 65510

65511
Statistics I for Educational Services
or
Research in Educational Services
3
SRM 63018 Ethics in Exercise, Leisure and Sport 3
 II. CONCENTRATIONS REQUIREMENTS (27-28 credit)
Course Title Credits
Sport and Recreation Management concentration (28)
Sport Studies concentration (27)
TOTAL 34

 

Sport and Recreation Management concentration

 I. CONCENTRATION REQUIREMENTS  (28 credit)
Course Title Credits
SRM 55023

65045
Marketing and Promotions in Sport and Recreation (3)
or
Sport Marketing (3)
3
  63095 Research Seminar 1
  65033 Legal Issues in Sport and Recreation 3
  65039 Financial Aspects of Sport and Recreation 3
  65042 Leadership of Sport and Recreation 3
  65008

65061
Sociology of Sport and Physical Activity
or
Philosophical and Social Bases of Leisure and Sport
3
Choose from a Thesis Option or  a Non-thesis option 12
Thesis Option (12 credit hours)  
SRM 63199 Thesis I (6)  
Choose two courses from the following electives: (6)  
CI 55015 Psychology of Coaching (3)  
EVAL 68713 Multivariate Analysis in Educational Research (3)  
  68714 Factor Analysis in Educational Research (3)  
HIED 66657 Leadership in Education Organizations (3)  
SRM 55022 Event Planning and Production (3)  
  55029 History and Current Issues in Collegiate Athletics (3)  
  55031 Sport Tourism (3)  
  55032 Sales Management in Sport and Entertainment (3)  
  56000 Tourism Development and Recreational Travel (3)  
  56028 Sport in Film (3)  
  56030 Dynamics of Leisure Behavior (3)  
  56060 Administration of Leisure Services (3)  
  56070 Park Planning (3)  
  65006 Contemporary Issues in Sport Management (3)  
  65008 Sociology of Sport and Physical Activity (3)  
  65021 Organization/Management of Sports Programs (3)  
  65034 Contemporary Sport Law (3)  
  65036 Sport in Higher Education (3)  
  65038 Sport Promotion and Fundraising (3)  
  65046 Facility Management and Operations (3)  
  65048 Intramural and Club Sport Administration (3)  
or  
Non-thesis Option (12 credit hours)  
SRM 63098

65092
Research (3)
or
Internship in Sport and Recreation Management (3)
 
Choose three from the following electives: (9)  
CI 55015 Psychology of Coaching (3)  
HIED 66657 Leadership in Education Organizations (3)  
SRM 55022 Event Planning and Production (3)  
  55029 History and Current Issues in Collegiate Athletics (3)  
  55031 Sport Tourism (3)  
  55032 Sales Management in Sport and Entertainment (3)  
  56000 Tourism Development and Recreational Travel (3)  
  56028 Sport in Film (3)  
  56030 Dynamics of Leisure Behavior (3)  
  56060 Administration of Leisure Services (3)  
  56070 Park Planning (3)  
  65006 Contemporary Issues in Sport Management (3)  
  65008 Sociology of Sport and Physical Activity (3)  
  65021 Organization/Management of Sports Programs (3)  
  65034 Contemporary Sport Law (3)  
  65036 Sport in Higher Education (3)  
  65038 Sport Promotion and Fundraising (3)  
  65046 Facility Management and Operations (3)  
  65048 Intramural and Club Sport Administration (3)  
MINIMUM SUBTOTAL 28

 

 

 

Sport Studies concentration

 I. CONCENTRATION REQUIREMENTS  (27 credit)
Course Title Credits
Electives:
Students may select from any courses offered within the School of Foundations, Leadership and Administration while developing their program of study in conjunction with their advisor. Also, up to 9 hours of coursework may be selected from course offerings outside of the School of Foundations, Leadership and Administration
21-24
Choose from a Thesis Option or  a Non-thesis option 3-6
Thesis Option (6 credit hours)  
SRM 63199 Thesis I (6)  
or  
Non-thesis Option (3 credit hours)  
SRM 63098

65092
Research (3)
or
Internship in Sport and Recreation Management (3)
or
Comprehensive Exam
 
MINIMUM SUBTOTAL 27