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Sports Science—Sport Management Track, MS

IUP graduate assistant Whitney Jones talks about her GA experience with the James G. Mills Fitness Center, located on the IUP campus.

Excel in a Management Capacity Within the Sport Industry

The sport management track prepares you for the business and management aspect of the sport industry. Employment in this field ranges far and wide, such as college and athletic departments, community recreation organizations, minor and major league sport franchises, commercial sport facilities, and golf courses.

Courses emphasize sports marketing, facility management, governance, fundraising, sponsorships, and coaching. Students in this track can choose a 30-credit thesis option or a 36-credit non-thesis option.

Why MS Sport Science at IUP?

  • The program allows you to choose from three different tracks of Sport Science, a unique aspect that is rarely offered elsewhere.
  • There are a number of assistantship opportunities that become available every year.
  • You have the option to choose a thesis or non-thesis curriculum.
  • Gain experience in your field of choice outside of the classroom with professionals in the area.

Contact the Coordinator

Dr. Richard Hsiao
Graduate Coordinator for MS in Sport Management and Sport Studies

Zink Hall, Room 114
1190 Maple Street
Indiana, PA 15705
Phone: 724-357-0123
Fax: 724-357-3777

  • Kinesiology, Health, and Sport Science Department
  • Zink Hall, Room 225
    1190 Maple Street
    Indiana, PA 15705
  • Phone: 724-357-2771
  • Fax: 724-357-3777
  • Office Hours
  • Monday through Friday
  • 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
  • 1:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.