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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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Our students are achieving exciting things.




Congratulations to Dario Soto of LT 12 and Global Sports Sponsorship Manager at Herbalife International. We are so proud of the selection by the Huffington Post to include him as one of their 40 Under 40: Latinos in Sports!

Dario Soto

Be sure to check out the article highlighting Dario and his work here



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

International Students: Click Here for Application Information



Inside Look:

Advisory Committee Member and Adjunct Professor Rich Foster works as Attorney in the Sports Law realm. He teaches our students about sports law and captivates his students with real cases he has worked on. Rich is a valued sports industry leader whom students look to for his advice in the business of sport. Rich was also just interviewed for his knowledge of the swimming world and Mark Spitz! Check it out here.


Welcome LT 31!

Our students enjoyed their Reception Orientation Colloquim (ROC) as well as their first Internship Roundtable. We are excited to see all that you accomplish!

LT 31 Students at the Internship Roundtable


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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.)

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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