Aim high with a master of arts in sport management degree from Wingate University.

young man spins a basketball on his fingerIf you’re interested in working in sport management, you know it’s a fast-growing, increasingly competitive profession. Wingate University’s Master of Arts in Sport Management (MASM) degree gives you a competitive edge as you pursue a career in this field.

Nationally Accredited

You can trust the MASM program at Wingate University to prepare you with the industry knowledge and skills necessary for career success. Our faculty and curriculum, accredited by the Commission on Sport Management Accreditation (COSMA), combine an intensive academic regimen with a strong emphasis on experiential learning through hands-on experience.

Find Your Career Path

The seemingly unending possibilities for a career in sport management excite many students. Whether you aspire to supervise a stadium, manage sponsorship opportunities or work in the front office of a professional sport franchise, we’ll provide the foundation. Our array of courses includes:

  • Financial Aspects of Sport
  • Sport Law and Ethics
  • Sport Marketing and Promotions
  • Sport Venue and Event Management

Hands-On Learning

Our MASM program emphasizes practical experience, and Experiential Learning Opportunities (ELOs) are a key part of the curriculum. Through ELOs, you get an insider view of organizations such as:

  • Big South Conference
  • Carolina Panthers
  • Charlotte Motor Speedway
  • Special Olympics
  • South Atlantic Conference

Through your hands-on learning experiences, you’ll expand your network, apply your learning and build your confidence. Just take a look at our MASM Student Achievement Data (PDF) to see what our recent graduates have done.

Study with Industry Players

Our students learn from full-time faculty and sport industry professionals who understand the real-life issues and challenges the profession faces today. Our Ballantyne faculty bring their experience into the classroom, giving our students the insight they need to compete and thrive after they graduate.

Designed for You

The Wingate University master’s program for sport management holds classes on our Ballantyne campus, an easy commute for residents of the Charlotte metro area. And we work hard to provide an academic schedule that fits your life.

It’s also an affordable program, so no matter where you are in your career, a Wingate MASM degree is a great investment in your future.

Ready to learn more about how our MASM degree can make you more competitive? We hope you’ll contact Dr. Norwood, program director, or schedule a campus visit to learn how we can help you succeed in sport management.

the MASM program is accredited by Commission on Sport Management Accreditation

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