To be considered for admission into the Master of Arts in Sport Management (MASM) Program, an applicant must:

  • Complete the online application form with a non-refundable $30 application fee.  The application includes a required Essay of Intent outlining your background in sports, your career aspirations in the field, and how the MASM program will play a role in those plans.

  • Hold a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university, with a 2.5 GPA or higher (or a 2.5 GPA or higher in major). Official transcripts of all previous academic work must be received directly from the institution(s).  

  • Provide satisfactory scores on the Miller Analogies Test (MAT) or the Graduate Record Examination (GRE). Official scores must be received directly from the testing agency. 

  • Provide two (2) recommendations from administrative or supervisory personnel. 

Click here to begin your application:  ONLINE APPLICATION FORM 


Admission into the MASM program is competitive, so it is critical that students apply early and submit all application materials in a timely manner. Applicant files must be complete before a decision can be made regarding admission into the program.

International Students:  The admission process for international students generally takes much longer due to Visa restrictions and requirements. You should plan on allowing an additional 1-2 months to the admission process in order to meet the application deadline dates below.

Admission applications are considered for Spring and Summer semesters, as well.

Application Dates:
  • Fall Semester – July 1
  • Spring Semester – December 1
  • Summer Semester – April 1


All materials should be mailed to:

Wingate University Ballantyne
Attn:  Sport Management
13024 Ballantyne Corporate Place, Suite 150
Charlotte, NC 28277