Sport Management Program Details

In the sport management program, you can prepare for a career in high school, collegiate, amateur, and professional sport management, sport business management, coaching, or non-profit sport agencies. We offer coordinated major/minor programs on an interdepartmental basis to broaden your career opportunities in sport retail, merchandising, journalism, broadcasting, or exercise science. If you desire to pursue sport management, you should contact the Department of Physical Education and Sport for early advisement.


Central Michigan University was awarded accreditation by the Commission on Sport Management Accreditation (COSMA) in February 2015. 

The sport management degree program at Central Michigan University have received specialized accreditation through the Commission on Sport Management Accreditation (COSMA) located in Fort Collins, Colorado, USA.  The sport management programs in the following degrees are accredited by COSMA:

  • Bachelor of Science in Sport Management
  • Bachelor of Arts in Sport Management
  • Bachelor of Applied Arts in Sport Management
  • Master of Arts in Sport Administration

The Commission on Sport Management Accreditation is a specialized accrediting body whose purpose is to promote and recognize excellence in sport management education worldwide in colleges and universities at the baccalaureate and master's levels through specialized accreditation.

The logo for the Commission on Sport Management Accreditation, in blue and gold text, in a blue and gold circular seal shape.

Programs, students, employers, and the general public all benefit from the external verification of quality provided through COSMA's accreditation process. They also benefit from the process of continuous quality improvement that is encouraged by COSMA's developmental approach to promoting excellence in sport management education.

Additional information about COSMA can be found at