Sport Leadership - M.S.
As of June 23, 2020, programs in this catalog will no longer be offered to new students at the Denver campus. At the close of the 2020-2021 academic year (subject to possible courses through the summer of 2021), no programs in this catalog will be offered to any students at the Denver campus, as the Denver and North Miami campuses will be closing after the end of the 2020-2021 academic year (subject to possible courses through the summer of 2021).
The Sport Leadership Master of Science degree program is a 10 course, 30 credit-program for individuals interested in careers within the area of sport. Courses within this unique graduate degree examine the social and business issues that are critical to sport leadership. Graduates are equipped with the skills and knowledge to seek leadership positions in all facets of the sports industry.
Upon completion of the program, graduates are expected to:
- Connect leadership principles and knowledge of the sport industry operations to advance organizational objectives and support strategic initiatives.
- Author operational strategies necessary to foster a culture of collaboration, engagement and tolerance within a sports organization.
- Demonstrate the written and verbal communication competencies required of leaders in the sports management industry.
- Integrate research, leadership theory and quantitative data to generate informed and socially responsible decisions.
Graduates of the Sport Leadership Master of Science degree program are prepared to enter into leadership positions within the trillion dollar global sports industry. The global sports industry encompasses a variety of employment areas that include, but are not limited to: sports marketing, sports events, sports equipment and apparel, sports sponsorships, professional sports, intercollegiate athletics, sports facilities and venues, sport recreation, sports media, and sports tourism and adventure.
Master of Science
|HRM5010||Human Resource Management *||3|
|RSCH5700||Research and Inquiry||3|
|SPL5100||Sports and Entertainment Venues & Events, Development and Management||3|
|SPL6010||Finance and Revenue Generation in Sport||3|
|SPL6030||Global Issues in Sport Leadership||3|
|or COHM6799||College of Hospitality Management Graduate Internship|
|SPL6050||Contemporary Leadership Strategies in Sport||3|
|SPL6070||Effective Communication Strategies in Sport||3|
|SPL6120||Diversity and Social Responsibility in Sport||3|
|SPL6150||Advanced Marketing Methods in Sport||3|
HRM5010 Human Resource Management will only be offered online for students at the North Miami campus and may only be offered online for students at the Denver campus.