MS in Sport Management Admission Requirements

  • Official transcripts: Applicants must have a baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited four-year institution.

    • Applicants must have a grade point average (GPA) of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale for the most recent 60 credit hours.

  • Statement of Goals

  • Resume or curriculum vitae

  • Recommendations - Applicants do not need to submit a letter of recommendation. Simply send the name and email of each person from whom a recommendation is requested to the Sport Management Program Assistant, Krista Bonino, at In order to maintain consistency and fairness in evaluating candidates, we will send the request along with the formatted recommendation form to your sources. 

  • Applicants must take a graduate exam (within the 5 years prior to applying*) and achieve one of the following:

    • a score of 385 or higher on the Miller Analogies Test or

    • a score of 286 or higher on the Graduate Record Examination (850 on the old exam) (verbal and quantitative) or

    • a score of 380 on the GMAT

  • Please visit the CMU Testing Center website to register for and schedule to take any of these exams.  Please note: The CMU Testing Center has limited dates and seat for the GRE, so register early.  You may call or stop by the CMU Testing Center in person to register for and schedule a date for the Miller Analogies Test.  The nearest testing centers to CMU for the GMAT are in Denver or Salt Lake City.  If you are not local to CMU and Grand Junction, you can still visit the CMU Testing Center webpage for links to testing centers near you. 

  • * Please note:  Educational Testing Service, who manages and stores GRE results, only maintains GRE scores for 5 years. 

If you are ready to take the next step, see details for each of these requirements as well as links to the Graduate Application page on How To Apply.

Students not satisfying the unconditional admission requirements may be conditionally admitted to the program pending satisfactory completion of all outstanding requirements as well as completing the first 12 semester hours with a 3.0 grade point average.

Students not satisfying conditional admission requirements will be dropped from the program for one calendar year, after which time the student must petition for readmission.

There are no prerequisite course requirements for the Master of Science in Sport Management program.