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The Sport Management major program is designed for students seeking an interdisciplinary approach to sport and recreation management. The major prepares students for entry into a wide array of career paths within the sport marketplace. Career opportunities include, but are not limited to, marketing of goods and services within professional and amateur sport, management of public and commercial recreation programs and facilities, electronic and print communication positions within sport organizations or sport media outlets and, sales and marketing in the fitness and health club industries. For admission to the program and further information, please contact the ESSM Advising Center office (HS 1003) at ESSMAdvising@kennesaw.edu.
This program does not have specific admission requirements and only admission to Kennesaw State University is required. However, this program does have specific retention criteria outlined below:
An Institutional GPA of 2.5 and admission to the Sport Management program is required for all Sport Management courses, except SM 2100. The Institutional GPA criterion may be applied to required and elective courses offered by other departments at their discretion. Sport Management majors should be aware that this Institutional GPA must be maintained to progress in the program. If a student’s Institutional GPA is below 2.5, the student will be unable to register for any Sport Management courses beyond SM 2100 unless it is the student’s second attempt at the the course. In order for a student to progress in the Sport Management program after their Institutional GPA falls below 2.5, the student will need to register for non-Sport Management courses and/or Sport Management courses they have already attempted but for which the student earned a poor grade in their first attempt. Once the student’s Institutional GPA is above 2.5, they will again be allowed to register for all Sport Management courses for which they meet the prerequisites.
Each student is expected to meet the Academic Policies Graduation Policies and Procedures outlined in the Academic Policies section of the Catalog.
Double Owl Pathway
This program offers a Double Owl Pathway. The Double Owl Pathway is an advising pathway for high-potential KSU undergraduate students who want to accelerate the attainment of a Master’s degree at KSU. For pathway options and to learn if you qualify, visit https://doubleowl.kennesaw.edu
Program of Study