Sports Management Program at Wichita State
Our regular Friday feature focuses on a different college program that offers a degree in sports management. It could be undergraduate, graduate or doctorate level programs. If you have not not secured sports management experience and still wish to work in the sports business, this is the next best opportunity to gain the experience and the network to achieve your dreams.
At the end of this post, there are links to other schools we have featured in the past. Today, we feature the sports Management Program at Wichita State.
Degrees offered: B.A.-Sport Management, M.Ed.-Sport Management
Location: Wichita, KS
Length of the Program: B.A.-4 years, M.Ed.-2 years
Cost: Undergraduate: $149.90 per credit for residents / $417.70 per credit for non-residents
Graduate: $208.35 per credit for residents / $ 593.00 per credit for non-residents
Internship?: Yes Are they Required?: Yes for both programs
List a Few Internship Sites You Work With: Kansas City Chiefs, Kansas City Royals, Univ. of Michigan, Disney Sports and Recreation
Tell us About Your Program: The mission of the Department of Sport Management at Wichita State University is to develop students into well-educated, ethical, competent sport management professionals. The department’s teaching, research, and service activities occur in a positive learning environment valuing both theory and practice. The department is led by faculty who also engage in intellectual inquiry and service to the community and profession.
The sport management degree programs at WSU offers a quality curriculum including courses such as sport marketing, sport law, sport management, and sport sociology. Students complete both practicum and internship requirements at the undergraduate level and an internship requirement at the graduate level.
Graduates of this program work in a variety of settings, including intercollegiate sports, minor and major league professional sports, park and recreation departments, and the health club industry.
What Makes the Program Unique?:
Excellent partnerships with local and regional sport organizations, a blend of full-time faculty and practitioners (i.e., lecturers) teaching classes
Official Web Site Address: Wichita State University
Total Students In Program: Undergraduate-120, Graduate-70
Number of Instructors: 3 full-time faculty, 10 lecturers and other faculty
Other programs that have been featured in past weeks
All information is supplied by the University……