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California State University, Long Beach



Fall Application Deadline: June 1, 2017


- 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 Learning Team 29!

On January 21st, 2017, Learning Team 29 presented their Capstone Projects. The Capstone Project is the opportunity for students to create something new and exciting to better the sports industry, and showcase what they've learned within the past 18 months. The students had ideas ranging from phone apps to mental rehabilitation strategies to mascot consulting firms and more! After all of the presentations, the students gathered with family and friends at the Capstone Celebration in the Chartroom to honor his or her accomplishments and the commencement of the program.

Thank you LT 29 for all your passion and hard work that has lead you to where you are today. The Graduate Program wishes you the best of luck in all your future endeavors!

Spotlight - Joann Klonowski

Here is an opportunity to hear from our Advisory Committee Member and one of the top female executives in sports and event management with more than 25 years of experience in the industry. Joann Klonowski has held executive positions with teams in Major League Baseball, Major League Soccer, National Basketball League, XFL Football, and the International Hockey League as CEO of the Long Beach Ice Dogs. This versatile leader also has international sporting event management experiences that includes the 1994 World Cup as the Vice President of Marketing, the 1999 Women's World Cup as a Venue Director, and was the Managing Director of the 2002 Para Olympic Games in Salt Lake City, Utah. Most recently in 2015, she was the Vice President of Host Town for the 2015 Special Olympics World Summer Games in Los Angeles. Currently, this Sports Marketing Executive is with Quint Events where she manages international ticket sales for the NFL Super Bowl, NBA All-Star Game, Formula 1 racing, and the Kentucky Derby.


Congratulations to Jeff Dyrek- USA Badminton CEO

Proud Alumus of Learning Team 1, Jeff Dyrek is named Chief Executive Office of USA Badminton.

Click here to check out the article!


Tao of Sports Podcast

Dedan Brozino, Program Alumus, Adivsory Committe Member and Adjunct Professor makes a podcast debut on the Tao of Sports podcast. Podcasts are a great tool to learn a little bit about a lot in the sports industry!

Click here to check it out!


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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


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

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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: 4pm to 5pm, 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.)

February 8th, 2017 (1st Wednesday of February)

March 1st, 2017 (1st Wednesday of March)

April 5th, 2017 (1st Wednesday of April)


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