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California State University, Long Beach



Fall Application Deadline: June 1, 2019


- 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


- 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, 2019

Mission Statement:

To provide a sound foundation in the Business of Sport, resulting in meaningful employment!


Program Admission Requirements

Admission into the LBSU Graduate Program in Sport Management will be based on students' composite profile (GPA, 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. 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?


*Starting August 1, 2017 Cal State Apply will replace CSU Mentor*

  • Complete the Cal State Apply Application
    • Apply on-line at
    • In the Application there are 4 items you must complete:
      • Personal Information, Academic History, Supporting Information, and Program Materials

    Add Program

    • Campus: CSU Long Beach .
    • Campus selected: Long Beach Extension
    • Intended Major: Kinesiology - Sport Management
  • Academic History
    • Transcript Entry: Select- I Am Not Adding Any College Transcripts
    • GPA Entry: Input GPA information or I don't have a GPA to add
    • Standardized Tests: Optional

Supporting Information Tab/Statement of Purpose

    • Documents: I am not adding any documents
    • Statement of Purpose: Sending directly to Department

Campus Authorization Information

    • DO NOT need authorization number


        Applications open on Cal State Apply on the following dates

        Applying for spring: August 1 of previous year

        Applying for fall: October 1 of previous year

Send in Official Transcripts

    A set of ALL official transcripts of ALL undergraduate and graduate academic work.

    Only Institutions may email official transcript to

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 For Fall 2019!

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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