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Program Admission Requirements

Students must provide the following materials:

  1. Evidence of a completed baccalaureate degree at the time of application submission. The degree can be in sport management, business management, marketing, psychology, kinesiology, or a related field. Other disciplines will be considered as well on a case by case basis. Please contact the Department of Exercise and Sport Science for questions regarding your baccalaureate subject.
  2. Students must be admitted to the UCA Graduate School and meet all admissions requirements for the School.
  3. Preference will be given to applicants with experience in sport management or a related field.
  4. Possession of a cumulative GPA of 2.8 minimum based on a 4.0 scale or possess at least a 3.0 GPA on the last 60 hours of course work on a 4.0 scale.
  5. One letter of intent stating why the student is interested in applying for the Executive Master of Arts in Sport Management program. The letter should state what relevant experience the student has which will help them through the program, what knowledge they can contribute to discussions on course topics, and how the graduate degree will help to advance their career.
  6. Two letters of reference stating the student’s qualifications for the program and their strengths for potentially becoming a member of the program.
  7. A resume or CV.


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