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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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The Graduate Program in Sport Management

Fall Application Deadline Date: June 1, 2017


Program Admission Requirements

Admission into the LBSU Graduate Program in Sport Management will be based on students' composite profile (GPA, GRE, coursework, and sport related experience):

  1. A baccalaureate degree from an accredited institution.
  2. A minimum cumulative undergraduate grade point average (GPA) of 2.75. Admission into the LBSU Graduate Program in Sport Management is competitive.
  3. A minimum score of 145 on the verbal test, 145 on the quantitative test, and 3.5 on the analytical writing test of the Graduate Record Examination (GRE).
  4. Admission into the LBSU Graduate Program in Sport Management occurs twice a year (during the Fall and Spring terms).

Note: Admissions into the LBSU Graduate Program in Sport Management is not only highly competitive, but also limited by space availability. Therefore, in some cases, a student meeting the minimum admission requirements may not be accepted into the Program

What Do You Have to Do?


  • Complete the CSU Mentor Online Application
    • Apply on-line at
    • Program Code 1233; "Special Sessions Master's" program
    • Term applying for:  select the correct term.
    • Then click on the box “Select a campus and Major”:
    • Select “Special Sessions Degree Program’ then click “Set Campus”.
    • Intended Major box will appear.  Select ‘KPE Sport Management MA’, then click ‘Set Major’.
    • Go to Degree Objective, select ‘MA’.
      • Applications open on CSU Mentor on the following dates
      • applying for spring: August 1 of previous year
      • applying for fall: October 1 of previous year
  • Send in GRE Scores
    • Minimum score of 145 on the verbal test, 145 on the quantitative test; Analytical: 3.5
    • Mail code at test center to be sent to LBSU: 4389
    • Results may follow after the application deadline
  • Send in Official Transcripts
    • A set of ALL official transcripts of ALL undergraduate and graduate academic work

Submit Step 1 application materials to the Office of Enrollment Services:

Office of Enrollment Services
Program Code 1233
1250 Bellflower Blvd. 
Long Beach, CA 90840-4901


Complete the Following:

Submit Step 2 application materials to the Graduate Program in Sport Management Office:

LBSU, KIN Department
Attn: Diane Higgs
Graduate Program in Sport Management
1250 Bellflower Blvd.
Long Beach, CA 90840-4901


Applications Being Accepted Now!

Application Deadline*

  • Spring Session: November 1st
  • Fall Session: June 1st

Early application is recommended.

*The Department of Kinesiology will accept department requirements (See Step 2 above) at any time.

If you have any questions contact us at:
Phone: 562-985-2044
Fax: 562-985-7105


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