Master of Arts in Kinesiology & Sport Science / Sport Management
University of South Dakota

Program Details

Whether it is baseball, ice hockey, equestrian events or rowing, Americans love sports.  As sports grow in popularity and participation, there becomes an equal need for individuals to manage different aspects within each sport.  The online Master of Arts in Kinesiology and Sports Management offered by the University of South Dakota will give you expertise in facilities management, event marketing, and budgeting and finance.  Coursework covers:

  • Sport Governance
  • Legal Aspects
  • Sport Communication
  • Current Issues
  • Media and Technology in Sport

This part-time or full-time online MA will further your knowledge whether you’re a coach, athletic trainer, athletic director, teacher, athletic trainer, or administrator.  Furthermore, you could combine USD’s online MA in Kinesiology and Sport Management with an undergraduate degree, for example marketing or business, to land a one, two punch for your career.


  • One official transcript verifying receipt of an undergraduate degree and previous graduate credit earned
  • Three letters of recommendation from academic professors who can attest to scholarly abilities. At least two letters must be from non-KSM faculty.
  • Letter of Recommendation Form
  • Statement of Purpose

School Accreditation Statement

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission