48 months
24386 USD/year
24386 USD/year
7460 USD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


Effective sports and recreation managers plan, organize and direct the operations of sports and fitness programs, activities and services. The Sport and Recreation Management program is offered at James Madison University.


About this Degree

Whether working with a professional sports team, at a commercial fitness business or for a parks and recreation department, you’ll need competencies in marketing, leadership and project management to be successful. 

This  Sport and Recreation Management program at James Madison University will challenge you to think critically, to use technology and to appreciate the global community. Through research and development projects you’ll question boundaries of knowledge and promote effective practice in sport and recreation management.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Management in SRM
  • Sociology and Psychology of SRM
  • Principles of Marketing
  • Management and Org Behavior
  • Finance for Non-Finance Majors
  • Human Resources

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Successful completion of the equivalent of a US secondary education
  • Minimal 2.25 GPA (Grade Point Average) - equivalent to 77-79% or a 'C+' average
  • Diploma or certification of graduation from High School in your home country
  • Undergraduate applicants who intend to major in theater, dance, music and studio art must also submit a portfolio and/or arrange an audition.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    24386 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12193 USD per semester during 48 months.
  • National

    24386 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12193 USD per semester during 48 months.
  • In-State

    7460 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3730 USD per semester during 48 months.

Living costs for Harrisonburg

1050 - 1715 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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