Sport Admin group at GSU

The M.S. Program in Sport Administration was ranked the 10th best graduate sport management program in the world and 9th best in North America in the 2016 SportBusiness International’s Postgraduate Sports Course Rankings.


  Sport Administration M.S.

The Master of Science in Sport Administration degree program seeks to prepare graduates with professional skills and knowledge for careers in the $300-plus billion dollar sports business industry through an exceptional program inspired by excellence, vision, scholarship, leadership and entrepreneurship.

Potential career paths include management, marketing, legal, risk management, financial, the media, promotions, public relations, communications, sports information, design, retail, manufacturing and coaching. Other examples within the industry may include sports media, sports facilities and arenas, sports retail business, sport product manufacturing, sport club management, entrepreneurial enterprising, amateur and community sports enterprises, professional sports, sports travel and tourism, international sport management, college sports and athlete representation and management.

The program is designed to meet the curriculum standards for the Commission on Sport Management (COSMA).

Course Description & Classes

Program of Study 

Program Faculty

Beth Cianfrone, Ph.D.
Program Coordinator

Tim Kellison, Ph.D.

Brenda Pitts, Ed.D.

Tim Newman, Ed.D.

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