The Sport Management degree at Southeast Missouri State University is the only sport management program of its kind in Missouri.
Southeast Missouri State University is the only Missouri institution with COSMA accredited programs in sport management (the MBA with an option in sport management and the MA in Higher Education Administration with a focus in sport management at the institution are also accredited.
The sport management degree program(s) at Southeast Missouri State University has received specialized accreditation through the Commission on Sport Management Accreditation (COSMA) located in Fort Collins, Colorado, USA. The sport management programs in the following degrees are accredited by COSMA:
Sport Management is a field of study preparing students to work in the sport industry. Sport managers work to produce, promote, organize and facilitate sport events, services and products. Our program combines sport-specific courses with a business administration minor.
Our students have found work in minor league franchises, the National Hockey League, Charlotte Motor Speedway, Major League Baseball, the National Basketball Association, the National Football League, intercollegiate athletics, university recreation, parks and recreation, sporting goods manufacturing, and sporting goods retail.
The mission of the Sport Management program is to provide undergraduate and graduate students with professional education in the sport industry by emphasizing both theoretical and experiential learning as the twin pillars for success in a challenging and personal atmosphere.