College of Graduate Studies at Middle Tennessee State University

Master of Science in Leisure & Sport Management [Sports Industry]

Program Director: Dr. Ruby Dunlap
Alumni Memorial Gym 201
Graduate Analyst: Anita Hermes


The Department of Health and Human Performance  offers the Master of Science in Leisure and Sport Management with concentrations in Recreation and Leisure Services and in Sport Industry.

The goal of the Master's in Leisure and Sport Management is to prepare individuals to lead leisure and sport organizations, to support the expansion of the leisure and sport industries, and to conduct research that advances the body of knowledge in these disciplines.

Admission Requirements:

To be admitted to the Master of Science in Leisure and Sport Management [Sports Industry] program, a student must submit the following to the College of Graduate Studies:

Online application and appropriate application fee

Official transcript of all colleges, universities (including business and technical schools). If the transcripts are issued from an international (non-US) institution, a course-by course analysis is required. Original non-US transcripts should be submitted directly to the evaluation service. (Click here for more information on non-US transcripts.)

Official Test Scores of the Graduate Record Examination (GRE)

Three letters of recommendation from persons who can address their academic qualifications and potential for success in graduate study.

400-word statement of purpose giving reasons for applying to the program, academic interests, and professional goals

Submit Application Materials to:

College of Graduate Studies
MTSU Box 42
Murfreesboro, TN 37132

Test Codes for Middle Tennessee State University:
INFS - 6ZR-KJ-37
MBA (Full-time) - 6ZR-KJ-25
MBA (Part-time) - 6ZR-KJ-52
GRE 1466
MAT 1751
Praxis 1466
TOEFL 1466