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California State University, Long Beach
Graduate Program in Sports Management


Spring Application Deadline: November 1, 2016


- M.A. Sport Management


- Long Beach, CA


- 18 months/36 credits


- $18,900

Required GPA

- minimum 2.75

Admission Requirements

- Statement of Purpose
- Three reference forms
- Resume
- Proof of GRE scores: minimum 145 quantitative, 145 verbal, 3.5 analytical


- 9 credits
- Minimum 500 contact hours

- Over 400 affiliations



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CONGRATULATIONS to Learning Team 28 on completeing their Capstone Presentations!


LT 28

Thank you to the esteemed panel members:

Ilana Miller
Council, TaylorMade Golf

Gary Darcy
Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing, retired
National Hot Rod Association  

Roy Englebrecht
Owner, Roy Englebrecht Promotions

Crystal Yang Edwards

Associate Director, X Games & West Coast Publicity, ESPN

Rebecca L. Fredette

Sports Philanthropy Advisor, Sports for Impact

Joann Klonowski
Business Development, Quint Events

Vice President, Special Olympics World Games LA 2015

Andy Roundtree
Vice President, Corporate Controller, J.F. Shea Co., Inc.

Former CFO, Anaheim Ducks & Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim

Jennifer Seislove
Program Director

SCGA Junior Golf Foundation

Wayne Stickney
Senior Associate Athletics Director for Major Gifts and Resource Acquisition
Long Beach State Athletics

Roger Harvey

Adjunct Professor, U.S. Army, Retired

Owner, Event Alignment Marketing

Todd Harman
Executive VP/General Manager

Easton Baseball/Softball

Bob Wagner

President, RW Sports and Entertainment




Our Mission:

To provide a sound foundation in the Business of Sport, resulting in meaningful employment!


Program Overview:

The Graduate Program in Sport Management is an accelerated program which allows the participant to earn a Master's Degree in 18 months. It is designed to prepare individuals for careers in sport/athletic administration and management.

Individuals will be prepared to work in the sport industry in a variety of settings, including professional, fitness, college and scholastic organizations, private businesses, community services, as well as in academic institutions.


Program highlights include:

  • Complete a Master's Degree in 18 months.
  • Foundations in the management and marketing of sport activities, personnel, facilities & programs.
  • A distinguished faculty and guest speakers comprised of a dedicated team of professionals and academic leaders.
  • High profile internship placements and event field work.
  • Networking and professional interactions with a diverse group with a wide range of professional sport responsibilities and interests.
  • Focus on career development and sport/athletics business skills.
  • Total cost of tuition: $18,900


Click Here for Application Information

Questions? Call 562.985.2044 or E-mail or Request an Information Packet Here

International Students: Click Here for Application Information



Inside Look:

Congrats to Megan Geier!

Megan Geier

Congrats to LT 25 Megan Geier who was just promoted to Senior Service and Retention Consultant for the University of Texas!

Suite life for the day at the Angels game opening day!!  

angels game

Thanks to Anissa Retana and Brandon Cosio of LT28; members of the graduate program were able to enjoy a suite right behind home plate. This is just one of the many perks to our graduate program in Sport Management.

"Shout out to the best grad program and classmates around." - Bridget Bacon LT28


bob wagner

Our very own advisory committee member, Bob Wagner, pictured above at the LA84 Foundation 30th anniversary celebrated at the World Games. Wagner recently started up his own company in January which has been tremendously successful. R.W. Sports & Entertainment Group, a sales, advertising, branding and marketing agency based in Orange County, CA that specializes in the Sports, Entertainment and Philanthropic industries. Congratulations Bob and good luck!







Five of our alumni pictured at the Honda Center working the NCAA Tournament! Go Beach!

From left to right, Shane de Moree LT 27, Vilyat Del Rossi LT 6, Wesley McCurtis LT 27, Stephanie Sampson LT 5, Andrew Sinatra LT 22







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Our Sport Management Program

The Walter Pyramid on the CSULB campus designed by our program alumni!

Pyramid Floor

The interior of the Walter Pyramid on the CSULB campus. The Walter Pyramid is home to the Long Beach State men's and women's volleyball and basketball teams. The current floor was designed by program alumni Dedan Brozino (LT 12) and Sei Furutani (LT 14) in 2012.


Sport Management Information SessionWe invite you to attend a free Webinar Information Session for our Graduate Program in Sport Management!

The information sessions are short presentations by program representatives. During the presentation you are invited to chat with our program representatives and ask questions.

Webinar Session Times: 3pm to 4pm, Location: Online

To RSVP for a Webinar call (800) 963-2250 or Register online here.

(Webinars are usually held on the first Wednesday of the month, but are subject to change.)

July 6, 2016 (1st Wednesday of July)

September 7, 2016 (1st Wednesday of September)

October 5, 2016 (1st Wednesday of October)

November 2, 2016 (1st Wednesday of November)

December 7, 2016 (1st Wednesday of December)


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