Department of Kinesiology

Master of Science in Sport Management

Get your degree while working full time

UIndy's Master of Science in Sport Management degree is specifically geared toward a career in intercollegiate athletics administration. Our hybrid course model lets you complete much of your coursework online while meeting five to six times each semester with an expert practitioner—making it easy for you to advance your career while maintaining your current employment. 

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Mentoring by industry leaders

We match you with a personal mentor to help you learn, grow and jump-start your career. These mentors come from the NCAA, various conference offices, and university athletic departments, and serve as valuable sources of advice and professional development to help you advance your career. And with the program's faculty to student ratio of 15:1, you'll be guaranteed to get the personal attention you need in the classroom, as well.  

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Plentiful networking opportunities

At UIndy, we know that in the business of sport management, networking is key. Indianapolis is home to the NCAA, universities and conference offices from all three NCAA division levels, and various sport governing bodies, giving you the opportunity to meet and work with practitioners who have a wide variety of experiences and contacts. Internships will give you a chance to show off your skills in compliance, facility operations management, media relations, development, and other aspects of intercollegiate athletics.

New opportunities

From creating a college athletic budget and researching the roles of female administrators, to gaining an internship with the Great Lakes Valley Conference (GLVC) office, sport management master’s student Darin Pinnick has taken full advantage of her learning opportunities. Her internship includes work in the areas of compliance, championships, the Student Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC), championship apparel and sports information. Read more ►

UIndy's sport management programs are the first in Indiana to be accredited by the Commission on Sport Management Accreditation