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Due to the University’s concerns about the welfare of its students, visitors, faculty, and staff, and in order to limit potential COVID-19 exposure, the department of Applied Physiology and Sport Management is available via email and phone from 8:30am and 4:30pm CST Monday through Friday. Please feel free to contact us at 214-768-2776 or and we will do our best to assist you.

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Master of Science in Sport Management

SMU's Master of Science in Sport Management degree is a full-time, 12-month program designed for students who have a passion for the business of sport and who aspire to hold senior-management positions in the multi-billion dollar sports industry.

The program is led by sport management professionals with decades of executive experience in a wide range of segments including professional leagues and teams, media and broadcasting, marketing and sponsorship, facilities and sports equipment and apparel. Students will learn important business skills from faculty at the SMU Cox School of Business, ranked nationally by leading business journals.

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Bachelor of Science in APSM with a Sport Management Specialization

Sport Management (SM) is a specialization within the undergraduate major in Applied Physiology and Sport Management (APSM). This specialization provides a rigorous curriculum for understanding management principles required of professionals in the industry of sport.

Academic coursework and experiential learning opportunities within this program prepare students for a variety of possible career paths including sport marketing, management of sport organizations, representation of professional athletes, public relations, and sport facility and event management.