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Washington State University Graduate School

Sport Management, M.A.

Student Learning Outcomes

All graduates will be able to:

  1. Incorporate an understanding of ethical, legal, and socio-cultural issues in managerial decision making and policy determinations in sport.
  2. Employ sound principles of strategic planning, financial management, risk management, and human resource management in sport.
  3. Apply a fundamental knowledge and practical understanding of sport marketing, communication, and event management principles.
  4. Utilize critical thinking and abstract reasoning skills in analyzing sport management issues and in managerial planning and decision making.
  5. Demonstrate information literacy and oral, written, and group communication skills.
  6. Develop research skills in sport management.

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