Online Kinesiology Degree – Sport Management
Masters of Kinesiology Online
The Master of Science degree in Kinesiology Specialization Sport Management at HCU is a fully online program designed to develop advanced critical thinking skills with an emphasis on applying ethical decision-making and social responsibility to the decision-making progress. Graduates of this program will possess necessary knowledge and tools for advanced or specialized roles in the sport business profession.
Several sport scholars have argued that sport is closely intertwined with key aspects of our economic climate, including marketing, advertising, tourism, television and technology. The sport industry is experiencing strong growth at multiple levels. The professional and supporting areas of the sport industry have, in turn, been forced to follow suit. In order to keep pace with this growing career field, there is a market need to train professionals in this field. The Master of Science in Kinesiology Specialization in Sport Management at HCU will allow students to be prepared for these more innovative and specialized roles within the sport business industry.
Did you know that within the last 10 years, sport has been ranked repeatedly among the top-10 industries in the United States? Do you want to spend your life devoted to your love of sports?
Requirements for a degree in Master of Science in Kinesiology include completion of the degree plan with either the thesis or non-thesis option plus completion of all HCU Graduate School criteria. If any of this sounds attractive to you, learn more about why HCU’s Masters in Kinesiology.
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The Master of Science in Kinesiology: Sport Management is offered entirely online, thus affording students great flexibility in pursuing an advanced degree. This degree requires the successful completion of 35 credit hours and is designed to be completed in 18 months.
What to expect
We offer classes that are delivered and supported entirely online. Students will have access to faculty in the program through a variety of means, including chat sessions, discussion boards and forums, email and telephone. Faculty members will also hold designated online office hours for each course, during which they will be available to students.
What we believe
We believe in serving the whole person, including mind, body and spirit. HCU endeavors to bring together the world of academic learning and the world of faith and Christian practice. In more recent years, the business of sport has taken on a more secular tone. This specific area of coursework allows students an avenue to bring faith and scholarship together.
How you will benefit
An advanced degree enables you to add depth and breadth to your knowledge in a field. You will be prepared for more innovative and specialized roles within the sport business industry.
|KINE 5301||Applied Research Methods in Sports and Kinesiology|
|KINE 5302||Legal Issues in Sport|
|KINE 5305||History and Culture of Sport|
|KINE 5306||Ethical Issues in Sport Management|
|KINE 5308||Event and Facility Management|
|KINE 5309||Management of Sport Delivery Systems & Organizations|
|KINE 5310||Financial Management in Sport|
|MKTG 6310||Marketing Management|
|MGMT 5261||Management Principles|
|PSYC 5301||Introduction to Statistics for Behavioral Sciences|
|KINE 5311||Internship in Sport Management (take twice for 6 credit hours)|
|KINE 5312||Thesis (take until completed for 6 credit hours)|
Official Transcripts – Official transcripts should be sent directly to The Online Graduate School from the college or university that awarded your bachelor’s degree. Transcripts from any additional coursework since that time should also be submitted.
References – Applicants must provide contact information for two (2) references on their application. References must be professional or academic contacts. Friends and family members should not be listed as references
Resume/CV – Email a current resume or CV to The Online Graduate School at OnlineVerification@HBU.edu.
Interview Required – An interview may be required.
Houston Christian University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate, baccalaureate, graduate and doctoral degrees.