Sport and Entertainment Management (M.S.)

Trevecca’s online Master of Science in sport and entertainment management prepares students for a career in the industry by balancing learning and real-world partnerships with global sport and entertainment businesses and practitioners. Students will be equipped with critical thinking, authentic experiences and a richer understanding of the industry that will set them apart from their competitors.

Upcoming Start Dates:

Aug. 9, 2022

Behind every must-see show and huge home game that fans flock to see, there are hundreds of behind-the-scenes challenges and decisions that require a sharp mind and a cool hand. If you’re driven by the thrill of leading a team, satisfying fans and pulling off the ultimate event, this program in the heart of a major entertainment market can prepare you like no other.

Program Benefits

  • Nashville is a booming center of sports and entertainment. It is home to the Tennessee Titans, Nashville Predators, Nashville SC, Nashville Sounds and countless entertainment venues and events. Connect and learn from experts from Nashville and around the world. 
  • Graduate with the skills and credentials you need to be competitive in the job market. 
  • Learn from faculty who possess advanced degrees in their fields, who have relevant and valuable real-world experience, and who make an effort to know you personally.
  • Take part in a mentorship program, where you will be paired with a professional mentor to complete research while growing your network and critical thinking skills.

What to Expect 

When you choose to study in the online Master of Science in sport and entertainment management program, you will gain knowledge that applies to your future career, utilizing partnerships within the industry that result in a quality, online, educational experience. You will be able to connect with mentors who are experts in their field. This program culminates in a capstone research project which will be undertaken with a professional partner, setting this degree apart from similar programs at other universities.

Why Choose Trevecca? 

Founded in 1901 and a leader in online education for more than two decades, Trevecca has been recognized nationally and locally for providing our students with the highest level of academic quality and rigor. We offer a holistic education focused on the intellectual, social, emotional, physical and spiritual health of all the students in our diverse student body. As a Christian university, we offer programs that explore the ways faith and education intersect. We are committed to sending out graduates who strive to make a positive impact as servant leaders in their industries and careers.


Course Descriptions

Get details on all the courses you'll complete as you work toward this degree at Trevecca.

Financial Aid & Costs

Financial Aid

Nearly every student at Trevecca receives some form of assistance in paying for college. Learn all about the affordability of a TNU education and options for receiving aid.

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Here’s a look at the approximate tuition rates you could expect for this program at Trevecca, including the cost per credit hour and the total tuition expense for the full degree program. Please note that rates and fees are subject to change.

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Cost/Credit Hour




Tuition Cost*


*$100 fee assessed per course. Books are not included.

Career Opportunities

The career paths for graduates of the program are diverse and students will be prepared to thrive in a range of competitive sectors. Potential job opportunities include:

  • Athletic director 
  • Business manager
  • Event coordinator 
  • Facility manager 
  • Marketing specialist
  • Social media coordinator 
  • Digital marketing manager 
  • Fan engagement
  • Sponsorship coordinator 
  • Corporate partnership coordinator 
  • Business owner 

Graduates can also work for complementary companies that have a direct relationship to sport and entertainment companies such as: insurance, sporting goods, apparel, automotive, banking, electronics, food service companies, hospitality, tourism, fitness/nutrition and financial services.


Course Descriptions

Get details on all the courses you’ll complete as you work toward this degree at Trevecca.

Course Number Course Name Credit Hours
SEM 6100 Seminar in Sport & Entertainment Mgmt 1
BUS 5900 Foundations of Graduate Business Studies 1
BUS 6000 Intro to Graduate Business Studies 2
BUS 5013 Organizational Behavior and Leadership 3
BUS 6015 Accounting and Finance for Managers 3
SEM 6200 Sales and Marketing 3
ECO 5023 The Global and Economic Environment 3
SEM 6300 Fan Engagement 3
SEM 6400 Event and Venue Management 3
MOL 5300 Leading and Building Teams 3
BUS 6223 Business Law 3
SEM 6500 Contemporary Issues and Ethics in Sport and Entertainment 3
SEM 6560 Capstone Research Project 3