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Master of Science in Sport Management Studies - Facilities and Event Management

California University of Pennsylvania



California University of Pennsylvania's Master of Science in Sport Management Studies - Facilities and Event Management degree prepares students for positions in management and leadership within the sport industry. This program recognizes the need for developing the student's capacity to solve many problems arising from ever-changing economic difficulties, political and regulatory conditions, and marketing strategies. Students focus on and discuss real-life scenarios to ensure their competency in today's competitive sport industry.

This track was designed to give students the ability to understand the principles of sport facility planning, design, and management.

Students will examine functions related to:

  • Design
  • Construction
  • Systems and operations
  • Marketing and sales
  • Budgeting
  • Human resources
  • Security

The online facility and event management courses in this program will aid students in developing an in-depth knowledge of topics, such as, cost control, revenue streams, personnel, media relations, crisis control, security, and marketing.

This track will also provide insight into the important principals of risk assessment and technology application management of sports facilities and events.

Applicants to this program must have a Bachelor's degree from a four-year accredited institution, 3.0+ GPA, official sealed transcripts from previous under- and post-graduate education. Students with a < 3.0 GPA may be admitted on a conditional basis upon passing the written departmental exam.

Accreditation Information

Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Higher Education

National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE)

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