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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

Where Are They Now...

Take a look at where students have ended up in the industry!


  • Lizzy Whitfield (LT 28) -Manager of Donor Relations and Stewardship at UC Santa Barbara
  • Ashlee Tsukushi (LT 28) - Marketing Assistant at National Sports Forum
  • Jennifer Chow (LT 21) - Director of Marketing & Fan Experience at Cal Poly
  • Katie Tuller (LT 24)- Associate Athletic Director of Special Events at Boise State University
  • John Leynes (LT 26)- Corporate Strategy Assistant at Creative Arts Agency
  • Shane de Moree (LT 27) - Assistant Operations Coordinator at Binghamton University
  • James Janosz (LT 24) - Club Program Manager for American Youth Soccer Organization
  • Nate Underwood (LT 28) - Coordinator for Admissions marketing and alumni relations at Mater Dei High School
  • Andrea Riche (LT 27) - Assistant Athletic Director, Internal Operations at Concordia University
  • Pat Tabora (LT 28) Inside Sales at San Diego Chargers
  • Patrick Barkley (LT 27) Corporate Partnerships Coordinator at LA Lakers
  • Kirsten Markowiec (LT24) – Assistant Director of Marketing at Penn State
  • Tyler Hendrickson (LT21) – Associate Media Relations Director for Women’s Volleyball, Women’s Tennis, and Baseball at LBSU
  • Lauren Martino (LT 28) – Corporate Sales Activation Executive at the Ontario Reign
  • Wes McCurtis (LT 27) – Sports Information/Marketing Director at Cypress College
  • Kayla Heath (LT 28) – Event Services Manager at USA Water Polo
  • Aiyana Welsh (LT 23) – Special Olympic World Games, Sr. Manager, Spectator Services
  • Kevin Vu (LT 27) – Social Media Editorial Producer at NFL Network
  • Nekaya Jones (LT6) – Sales Support at BSN Sports
  • Ciara Lawrence (LT 20) - Sports Information Director at Smith College, Northampton Massachusetts
  • Earl Declet (LT 25) - High School Services Director at Boys and Girls Clubs of San Francisco
  • Tanya Moran (LT 24) - Director of Events, Marketing and Communications at Boys and Girls Clubs of Long Beach
  • Scott Beckendorf (LT 26) - Social Media and Database Coordinator at Frisco's Roughriders, Frisco, Texas
  • Kyndall Freer (LT 27) - Social Media Production Assistant at NFL Network, Los Angeles
  • Kelli Gill (LT 25) - Director of Marketing Long Beach State Athletics
  • Travis Roberts (LT 24) - Guest Experience Manager at Anaheim Angels
  • Lauren Scholz (LT 26) - Content Marketing Coordinator at the American Youth Soccer Organization, Los Angeles
  • Sandeep Nagaranthal (LT 25) - Business Development Manager at Locosports in Bangalore, India



  • Brian Walsh, LT 12: 40 Under 40 Award Recipient

    Long Beach Post awarded Long Beach State and St. Anthony High School alumnus, Brian Walsh, with the 40 Under 40 Award! After graduating from the Sport Management program, Brian has dedicated 14 years to St. Anthony's in multiple roles, including his current Athletic Director position. He experienced a "sense of pride" when given the recognition, and explains his love for Long Beach in the following article.

    Go Beach and way to go Brian!

    Brian Walsh


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