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Apply business principles to the world of sport through this Double Dawgs pathway that combines a bachelor's and master's degree in sport management. Our graduates go on to work in a variety of adminsitrastive areas within the sport industry, such as professional sport teams, college athletic departments, sport makreting and public relations firms, sports agencies, and health and fitness facilities.

Earning a master's degree will help set yourself apart in a field that is highly competitive. While 80% of our undergraduate students find full-time work after graduation, that number increases to 98% for non-thesis master's graduates. A master's degree also opens doors to a higher starting salary, a higher position upon starting employment, and increased career advancement.

In addition to content knowledge in sport management, this degree will also provide learning opportunities such as:

  • Interdisciplinary knowledge
  • Professional experience throughout your time in the program
  • Critical thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Leadership development

Highlights

  1. High job placement rate
  2. Increase your marketability
  3. Apply business principles to the sport industry

Curriculum

A typical program of study includes two years of prerequesite courses, with kinesiology courses beginning in year two. Expect to take at least one summer class in years one, two, and four as part of the Double Dawgs pathway.

Admissions

You will be admitted into the pathway when you also apply for entrance into the sport management undergraduate major. Our BSED in Sport Management is four semesters of coursework and typically begins in semester four, five, or six of the undergraduate program. Applicants must submit a statement of purpose and a resume.

Note: You must have a 3.0 GPA or higher and completed a minimum 60 hours of coursework.

For the master's degree, you will apply to the UGA Graduate School in fall or spring of year four, then take graduate coursework in the summer of year four or fall of year five.

Deadline To Apply

May 1 (fall admission); Nov. 1 (spring admission)

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A close working relationship with your advisor is key as you progress through your program of study. Please note that most graduate students at UGA are not assigned to a faculty advisor until after admittance.

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Tuition and Financial Aid

Tuition and Financial Aid

Almost all in-state students begin their studies at UGA paying limited tuition or fees. Please note that these amounts are subject to change and are meant to give prospective students an idea of the costs associated with a degree at the University of Georgia College of Education.

Students may qualify for a variety of assistantships, scholarships, and other financial awards to help offset the cost of tuition, housing, and other expenses.

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Student Life

Student Life

Our students have a range of opportunities available outside the classroom as well, from professional organizations, experiential learning, clubs and other non-academic experiences.

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