Sport Management Emphasis

Azusa Pacific offers three graduate program pathways to support students interested in careers related to sport management. Compare the programs below and select the option that best aligns with your interests and goals.

To view newsletters, webinars, and additional sport management content, visit the APU Sport Management Google Site.

MBA with Sport Management Concentration

Visit the MBA site to learn more.

MBM with Sport Management Concentration

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MS in Physical Education with Sport Management Emphasis

The Master of Science in Physical Education program with an emphasis in Sport Management is designed for those seeking entry or advancement in the growing field of sport administration, including teaching and management roles. The program focuses on a range of topics relevant to the industry, including athletic compliance and finance in sports, marketing and public relations, ethics and legal aspects in sports, and facility and event management. Additionally, students have the opportunity to gain comprehensive experience through internships in sport management settings.

This program is ideal for students who desire to integrate their athletic experiences and knowledge with leadership abilities in a sport management setting. Many students who pursue the MS in Physical Education graduated with an undergraduate degree in physical education, kinesiology, or related field, or who have teaching, coaching, or sport management professional work experience.

Career Opportunities

Graduates of this program can pursue roles in:

  • Community or youth sport programs
  • Health and fitness clubs
  • K-12 schools, junior colleges, and universities
  • National or local sport governing bodies
  • Olympic-level training setting
  • Professional sport franchises
  • Sport entrepreneurship
  • Sport facilities

Program Overview

Total Units: 30


Note: This information is current for the 2023-24 academic year; however, all stated academic information is subject to change. Please refer to the current Academic Catalog for more information.

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