Students interested in sport and recreation management can find a variety of career opportunities including community recreation, federal, state and municipal governmental agencies, private outdoor and tourism enterprises as well as intercollegiate athletic departments and minor and major league sport teams.
Students interested in municipal and county recreation agencies, YMCA/YWCAs, Boys and Girls Clubs, college/professional sports, fitness/facility management organizations, and therapeutic recreation in clinical as well as community settings, can focus their interests using additional recreation, marketing, accounting, economics, social media, management, entrepreneur, and leadership elective courses.
This Sport and Recreation Management program at South Dakota State University is based on interdisciplinary approach providing a broad, comprehensive background for leadership and administrative roles in sport and recreation industries.
It also provides students a foundation for advanced academic pursuits of a graduate degree in sport or recreation administration or related degree programs.
- Recreation & activities director
- Park manager
- Sport/Recreation facility management
- Sport event management
- College athletic department or campus recreation (graduate school required)
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- Social Determinants of Health
- Legal Environment of Business
- Technical Communication
- Business Finance
- Lifespan Development
- Events and Facilities Administration
- Human Resource Management
- Management Information Systems
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- 48 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before , International
- Apply before , International
DisciplinesSports Management View 459 other Masters in Sports Management in United States
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- Completed online application Note: New and transferring international (F-1 visa) undergraduate students should be at least 17 years of age by the time they begin their studies at SDSU.
- Grade Point Average (GPA)
New undergraduate students should have the equivalent of a 2.6 GPA on a 4.0 scale in the US
Transfer students who have completed 30 or more credits at another US college or university should have a 2.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale.
- Academic Records
- English Language Proficiency
- All new undergraduate students (not transfer students) are required to provide proof of their English language proficiency. Scores must be submitted within two years of taking the test. Students from certain countries and based on their educational background may not have to submit scores.
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International372 USD/creditTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 372 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
National372 USD/creditTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 372 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
In-State257 USD/creditTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 257 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
Online path: 351 USD per credit (national)
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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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.