Admission Requirements

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*located on the Statesboro campus

The faculty of Sport Management program will evaluate applicants on each of the following:
(A completed online application through the College of Graduate Studies must be completed prior to review.)

1. A personal statement of purpose that includes a description of career goals over the next 5 years, reasons for interest in Graduate Program at Georgia Southern University, and relevant experiences and achievements.
2. The applicant’s previous exposure to coursework that relates to the curriculum in the Master’s in Sport Management program. Transcripts showing a Bachelor’s degree completed in a college or university accredited by the proper regional accrediting association are required. If applicant holds additional degrees from accredited institutions, those transcripts should be submitted as well.
3. The applicant’s overall academic performance.
4. The quality and length of related professional experiences. Applicants should submit a current resume. Sport industry experience and/ or volunteer experience in the sport industry is preferred, but not required.
5. Official GRE or GMAT scores less than 5 years old.

The Graduate Admissions Person or Committee will judge the merit of each item and make a recommendation based on the sum total of the application.

*Achievement of the minimum admission requirements of the College of Graduate Studies and requirements of the graduate program does not guarantee admission to that graduate degree program. 

Admission Deadlines

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Last updated: 11/2/2017

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