The MBA’s Concentration in Sports and Recreation Management is designed for a student seeking a comprehensive understanding of the roles and responsibilities of intercollegiate coaches. The program includes courses in which the theoretical and conceptual aspects of sport management and the psychological dimensions of coaching are explored. Research courses have been designed to provide students with the necessary skills to investigate problems of practice and increase evidence-based decision-making in the field.
Outcomes of the Concentration in Sports and Recreation Management:
Understand the broad concepts of the sport and recreation management industry;
Analyze the dynamics of collegiate coaching, with specific emphasis on psychological aspects of sport coaching;
Achieve academic and practical foundations in coaching, with the ultimate goal of employment in college coaching ranks;
Manage ethical issues and apply ethical decision-making models as they relate to sport;
Possess and apply a working knowledge of legal issues specific to intercollegiate sport.