Sport Management Programs - M.S. non-Thesis (Gwinnett Campus)

Gwinnett Campus

Classes will be offered beginning Summer 2012

The University of Georgia: Gwinnett Campus

Department of Kinesiology

Specialization in Sport Management and Policy


The Gwinnett Campus is located in the metro Atlanta area, a gateway to the global sport industry. Atlanta is the largest metropolitan area in the southeast and home to teams from major professional sports leagues.



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This program prepares dynamic and innovative sports business professionals for full participation in the emerging global sport industry.Program Description:

Program Description:

  • The program is a 36-hour non-thesis M.S. degree in Kinesiology with a specialization in Sport Management and Policy is designed for part-time study for working professionals in Metro Atlanta.
  • It utilizes a multidisciplinary curriculum to promote a dynamic learning environment and incorporates real world issues.
  • It has distinguished UGA faculty members that bring expert knowledge to the classroom and uses state of the art facilities to provide students with necessary tools to be successful in global sports industry.
  • It also provides access to industry leaders for networking opportunities.



baseball fieldAdmission Requirements

Entrance Requirements:

  • Applicants with a baccalaureate degree are eligible to apply to the program. To be considered for admission, applicants must do the following: complete an application to the graduate school, submit transcripts from all undergraduate institutions attended, submit GRE scores, provide three letters of recommendation to The Graduate School, and provide a resume and a statement of purpose to the Department of Kinesiology.

Minimum Standards:

  • GRE scores and undergraduate GPA will meet or exceed Graduate School minimum requirements. The statement of purpose should reflect applicants’ understanding of career opportunities in the field of sport management career, and applicants should express specific interest and how this program can assist them in achieving their desired career interests. Prior experience in the sport industry as it relates to the applicant’s career interests should be highlighted. References must attest to the applicant’s potential for academic success.

Program Content

Requirements for the Non-thesis M.S. in Sport Management & Policy

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Atlanta is the largest metropolitan area in the southeast and home to teams from major professional sports leagues.

Contact Information: 

Dr. James Zhang
Program Coordinator

Graduate Coordinator’s Assistant

Gwinnett Office Hours and Phone

The Graduate School

UGA Gwinnett Campus