• 4+1 Master of Science in Sport Management 

    A Unique Opportunity

    Ohio Dominican University offers an opportunity for  high-achieving ODU  students to earn a bachelor’s degree and the Master of Science in Sport Management (MSSM) in five academic years.   

    ODU's unique 4 + 1 MSSM program is a campus-based, traditional program for current ODU students who welcome a challenge. MSSM candidates will develop and integrate their knowledge and understanding of managerial competencies necessary for a successful career in the dynamic and growing field of sport.

    Program Description

    Students spend four academic years in undergraduate-level study. During their senior year, students take graduate-level courses that meet both their undergraduate elective and graduate program requirements. 

    At the end of the fourth year, an undergraduate degree is conferred. Students are then enrolled in graduate school full-time and will complete their degree in one year.

    4 + 1 MSSM Students Develop:

    • An understanding of sport management theory and  best practices within a sport organization
    • Leadership capabilities to ethically and effectively lead sport organizations, based on Dominican values
    • The ability to think critically and creatively
    • Skillsets to apply financial management tools and principles of micro and macroeconomics to the sport industry
    • An appreciation for lifelong learning

    Admission Requirement

    Current ODU students apply to the 4+1 MSSM  Program during their junior. To earn provisional admission, students must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher in specific business courses and complete the 4+1 MSSM Program application. (See the application for complete admission requirement.) 

    How to Apply

    Download and complete the 4+1 MSSM Program application.

    Send application to the Office of Graduate Admissions:

    • Fax: (614) 251-6654
    • Drop Off: Erskine 108
    • Scan and Email: grad@ohiodominican.edu 
    • Mail: Office of Graduate Admissions, Ohio Dominican University, 1216 Sunbury Road, Columbus, OH 43219
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    Contact your academic advisor or the Office of Graduate Admissions at
    (614) 251-4615 or grad@ohiodominican.edu.