Strengthen your management, leadership and decision-making abilities and prepare for the dynamic, technology-driven work force you will encounter in the sport industry.

The Master of Science Degree in Management and Leadership in Sport Management offers graduate level instruction based in theory while providing opportunities to apply competencies to practical settings.

With successful completion of the program, you can pursue career opportunities in athletic administration, sport business operations, coaching, sport sales and marketing, sport media communications, and many more at both private and public sport organizations.

All About the M.S. in Management and Leadership in Sport Management at ESU

What do students learn to do?

Throughout coursework and non-classroom activities, students learn how to:

With successful completion of the program, you can pursue career opportunities in athletic administration, sport business operations, coaching, sport sales and marketing, sport media communications, and many more at both private and public sport organizations.

All About the M.S. in Management and Leadership in Sport Management at ESU

What do students learn to do?

Throughout coursework and non-classroom activities, students learn how to:


COSMA Accreditation

The Master of Science in Management and Leadership, Sport Management Concentration at East Stroudsburg University has received specialized accreditation through the Commission on Sport Management Accreditation (COSMA) located in Fort Collins, Colorado, USA.

ESU is the only university in Pennsylvania, New Jersey or New York with an accredited graduate sport management program.


Experienced Faculty

Courses are taught by Sport Management and Business Management faculty members who are academically qualified and dedicated to work with future leaders in sport industry.


Career Opportunities

Graduates of this program will be able to get jobs in professional sports, college athletics, amateur sports, recreation sports, and sporting goods business.

Alumni of the Management and Leadership in Sport Management program have earned positions as:

  • Manager, Sponsorship Services, Lehigh Valley IronPigs
  • Academic Counselor, University of Mississippi
  • Lead Operations Supervisor, University of Pennsylvania Recreation
  • Academic Advisor, Carroll School of Management, Boston College
  • Marketing Coordinator, Colorado Mammoth

Hands-on Learning

Develop a research project and present it at professional setting, working closely with faculty members. Complete field experiences and internships with real world sport organizations.

Sports Industry Internships

The capstone course for all Sport Management students is the professional experience internship. Become immersed in the world of sports by interning for some of the most storied organizations in the country. Our internship network extends to over 250+ organizations and is growing each year!


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Please contact the Sport Management department with any questions about our majors, minors, accelerated pathways and graduate programs.

Contact Information

Campus Address
Zimbar-Liljenstein Hall
Phone:
(570) 422-3495
Fax:
(570) 422-3824 (Fax)
Title of Department Leader
Department Chair, Sport Management
Name
Jaedeock Lee
Phone:
(570) 422-3340