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Washington State University Graduate School

Sport Management, M.A.

Student Learning Outcomes


All graduates will be able to:

    1.  Identify and analyze ethical legal socio-cultural issues and formulate response in managerial decision making and police determinations in sport.
    2.  Employ principles of strategic planning, financial management, and human resource management in sport.
    3.  Assess marketing and media needs and formulate short term and long term solution.
    4.  Develop and utilize critical thinking and abstract reasoning skills in analyzing sport management issues and in managerial planning and decision making.
    5.  Demonstrate information literacy and communication skills.
    6.  Develop research skills and utilize sound theoretical frameworks relevant to the different aspects of the sport industry.


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