2015-16 University Bulletin 
    Aug 12, 2022  
2015-16 University Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Sport Management, M.S.

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NY State Program Code: 33784
HEGIS Code: 1299.30
CIP Code: 31.0504

(36 Credits)

Greg Letter, Program Director
Woodruff Hall - Room 175
p – (516) 877-4289
f – (516) 877-4258
e – letter@adelphi.edu

The Sport Management program prepares students for a variety of professional careers in the sport industry. Our curriculum introduces students to contemporary sport industry management strategies and marketing concepts as well as enhances communication and leadership skills, ensuring that our graduates have the knowledge, skills, and abilities to succeed in their chosen career path. Sport management graduates are equipped to work with sports teams, sport marketing agencies, intercollegiate sports, sport product manufacturing companies, as well as sport events and facilities.

Specializations are offered within the program to prepare students for their desired sport management career. Students can choose from the following specializations:

  • Collegiate Athletic Administration (approval pending)
  • Sport Marketing (approval pending)
  • Sport Based Youth Development

For more information about the online program, click here.

Optional Specialization in Sport-Based Youth Development

Meredith Whitley, Coordinator
Woodruff Hall - Room 172
p – 516-237-8671
f – (516) 877-4258
e – mwhitley@adelphi.edu

The specialization in sport-based youth development utilizes innovative teaching, coaching and administrative approaches to prepare students to work with young people outside of the traditional physical education and interscholastic/intercollegiate sport settings. The specialization is an alternative program to teacher education, as well as an extension for coaches, recreation leaders, teachers, administrators, youth development workers and others who have an interest in the holistic development of youth through sport and physical activity.

The specialization can be completed only as part of a master’s degree, either the M.A. in Physical Education or the M.S. in Sport Management. Extra credits are not required to complete the specialization, as the required courses to completed the specialization are embedded in the coursework for the M.A. in Physical Education or the M.S. in Sport Management. 

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