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Contact: Fred Gibson

Associate Professor
School of Kinesiology, Rec. & Sport
Western Kentucky University
1906 College Heights Blvd.
Bowling Green, KY 42101
(270) 745-6021

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Master of Science in Recreation & Sport Administration
(Facility and Event Management Concentration)

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WKU’s School of Kinesiology, Recreation & Sport is now offering a 100% online Master of Science in Recreation and Sport Administration with a concentration in Facility and Event Management. Numerous professional organizations emphasize trainings and certifications in facility and event management for their members. These offerings can include aquatic management, crowd control, playground safety, accessibility, risk management, construction standards, turf management, emergency action planning, green design and sustainability, and many more. This program is designed to prepare recreation and sport professionals with qualifications and skills to do just that.

The following are just a few examples of recreation and sport professionals who can benefit from this concentration:

  • Municipal Park and Recreation Employees
  • Stadium and Arena Managers
  • Collegiate and Professional Sport Facility Managers
  • Golf Course Personnel
  • Convention and Conference Center Employees
  • Campus Recreation Employees
  • Facility and Event Security Personnel
  • Event Planners
  • Aquatic Facility Managers
  • Motorsports Personnel
  • Fitness Center Employees
  • Non-profit Venue Managers

Our faculty are experienced professionals who will walk you through the theoretical aspects of facility and event management while exposing you to real world scenarios and helping to expand your professional network.

Make an investment in yourself by making WKU a part of your future.  Don’t delay!  Apply today!

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