This option prepares individuals for careers in athletic administration and sports management. Upon completion of this program (36 units), individuals will be prepared to work in the sports industry in a variety of settings, including professional, intercollegiate, and interscholastic sports and sport-related businesses.
The Graduate Program in Sport Management program is a non-traditional, 18-month program, which involves a collaboration between the KIN Department and The College of Continuing and Professional Education (CCPE). The Option is designed to prepare individuals for careers in athletic administration and sports management. Upon completion of this program (36 units), individuals will be prepared to work in the sports industry in a variety of settings, including professional, college and scholastic organizations, private businesses, community services, and academic institutions. The curriculum consists of three 6-month sessions over an 18-month period. Within each session, the student takes three courses, each lasting eight weeks, and is involved in an internship lasting the entire 6-months. Students who select this Option must complete a project.
Take all the following courses:
KIN 511 Sports Marketing, Development & Fund Raising (3)
KIN 511B Advanced Sport Management
KIN 512 Legal and Ethical Issues in Sport (3)
KIN 513 Personnel and Facility Management in Athletics (3)
KIN 514 Sport Finance (3)
KIN 521 Foundations of Sport Management (3)
KIN 591 Field Studies in Sport Event Management (3)
KIN 592A Sports Management Internship (6)
KIN 695 Seminar in Professional Literature (3)
KIN 696 Research Methods (3)
KIN 694 Capstone in Kinesiology (3)
Link to Sport Management program website: http://www.csulb.edu/colleges/chhs/programs/sports-management/index.html
Refer to the KIN Graduate Student Handbook for additional information regarding the option.