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

  • Complete the online application form.  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 online application.


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 Deadlines:
  • Fall Semester – July 1
  • Spring Semester – December 1
  • Summer Semester – April 1


All materials should be mailed to:
Wingate University
School of Sport Sciences
PO Box 159
Wingate, NC 28174
704-233-8178 (Office) 704-233-8365 (Fax)