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Sports Science—Sport Management Track, MS

Students work with a professor

STEPPING UP TO THE PLATE AND TAKING CHARGE — Students learning about facility management and design look at blueprints of actual fitness centers or sports complexes to analyze specific components such as space allocations and liability considerations.

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.
  • 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.