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California State University, Long Beach
Graduate Program in Sports Management



- 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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April 2014

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The Graduate Program in Sport Management is accepting applications for Fall 2016!

Fall Application Deadline Date: June 1, 2016

*CSU Mentor online application is now open!

(Fall 2016 session begins August 3rd, 2016)



Information Packet:

To request a copy of our Information Packet which provides a range of information on the Graduate Program in Sport Management please email



Inside Look:

Japan Welcomes our Students!Sendai

The Graduate Program in Sport Management sent a group of seven students from LT 27 and LT 28 to Sendai this summer to participate in a study abroad program. The group of students had a fantastic time experiencing Japan’s sport industry, food and people! Those on the trip included: Shane de Moree, Kyndall Freer, Jess Lo, Leonsio Magana, Chelsea Heyward, Trisha Kiss, Alexandra Cervantes and their chaperone Dr. Terry Robertson, Associate Dean of Kinesiology. Come join our team and this could be you!






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.

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.


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


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.)

December 2, 2015 (1st Wednesday of December)

January 6, 2016 (1st Wednesday of January)

February 3, 2016 (1st Wednesday of February)




May 12, 2015 - Congratulations to our Advisory Committee Chair and President & CEO of Special Olympics Southern California, Mr. Bill Shumard for his Outstanding Alumni award at the Alumni Awards Banquet at CSULB!

Bill Shumard

Outstanding Alumni, Mr. Bill Shumard











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