Program Description

 

HBU Online Learning Program

About the Degree

The Masters of Science degree in Kinesiology: Sport Management is designed to develop advanced critical thinking skills with an emphasis on applying ethical decision making and social responsibility to the decision making progress. Graduates of this program will possess necessary knowledge and tools for advanced or specialized roles in the sport business profession.

Several sport scholars have argued that sport is closely intertwined with key aspects of our economic climate, including marketing, advertising, tourism, television, and technology. The sport industry is experiencing strong growth at multiple levels. The professional and supporting areas of the sport industry have, in turn, been forced to follow suit. In order to keep pace with this growing industry, there is a market need to train more professionals in sport management. The Master of Science in Kinesiology: Sport Management from HBU will allow students to be prepared for these more innovative and specialized roles within the sport business industry.

About Houston Baptist University

Houston Baptist College was created by action of the Baptist General Convention of Texas on November 15, 1960 culminating many years of work and study. The aim of the College founders was the establishment of a Christian College of the highest order in the city of Houston that stressed quality of life as well as quality of learning. As envisioned by its founders and constituents, HBU is growing into a national metropolitan university that emphasizes the integration of faith and learning and a strong liberal arts foundation. The mission of Houston Baptist University is to provide a learning experience that instills in students a passion for academic, spiritual, and professional excellence as a result of our central confession, “Jesus Christ is Lord”.