Graduates of the Master of Sport Management, Plan C, Business Foundations Specialization become mid-to-high level sport industry leaders in domestic and global, as well as private, public, and non-governmental sport organizations. Students are prepared to pursue leadership roles within sport organizations, equipped with critical understandings and tools for effective responsiveness to the shifts in industries of sport. Graduates of the program will gain practical and theoretical knowledge to pursue a range of mid-high level positions in sport. This specialization has a focus on preparing managers across the sport industry. All curriculum of the program is geared towards providing students with the necessary skills and knowledge to become successful sport industry leaders.

Effective Fall 2020

Required Core Courses:
SPMT 523Communications and Media in Sport2
SPMT 533Economics and Data Analytics in Sport2
SPMT 545Sport Governance and Policy2
SPMT 560Sport Law2
SPMT 562Sport and Ethics2
SPMT 572Sport Organizational Communication2
SPMT 641Sport Management Capstone2
SPMT 687Sport Management Internship2-4
Required Specialization Courses:
BUS 500Business Systems and Processes2
BUS 601Quantitative Business Analysis2
BUS 614Accounting Concepts2
BUS 640Financial Principles and Practice2
BUS 655Marketing Management2
Select a minimum of 4 credits from the following electives:4
Sport Marketing
Contemporary Sport, Society and Globalization
Sport and the Environment
Sport Facility and Event Management
Risk Management in Sport
Sport Management Seminar
Program Total Credits:30-32

A minimum of 30 credits are required to complete this program.