The Master of Science degree program in Sport Management offers advanced curriculum and research opportunities to prepare you for professional careers in the sport industry.

This program enhances the management skills, analytical and critical thinking abilities required for successful sport business leaders, with significantly lower cost than private graduate level education.

Students who successfully complete the program can pursue career opportunities in athletic administration, sport marketing and sales, coaching, sport facility and event operations, and sport media communications at public and private sport organizations.

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

What do students learn to do?

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

Students who successfully complete the program can pursue career opportunities in athletic administration, sport marketing and sales, coaching, sport facility and event operations, and sport media communications at public and private sport organizations.

All About the M.S. 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

All ESU Sport Management faculty members teaching graduate courses are academically qualified with doctoral degrees, very active in sport management research, and connected with 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 M.S. in Sport Management program have earned positions as:

  • Founder and President, Living Sport
  • Director of Recreation, Athletics and Wellness, Delaware County Community College
  • Assistant Director, Athletics Facilities and Events, Lehigh University
  • Associate Director, Flynn Fund, Boston College
  • Head Women’s Lacrosse Coach, Arcadia University
  • Assistant Baseball Coach & Academic Advisor, Northampton Community College

Hands-on Learning

Students develop their own research project and have an opportunity to present it at professional setting by closely working with faculty members. They also complete field experience 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.

  • M.S. in Sport Management students have completed internships at:


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Contact Us

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