School of Recreation, Health and Tourism will teach a Sport Management course at Franklin University in Lugano, Switzerland as part of the George Mason University Mason Abroad program. .

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School of Recreation, Health, and Tourism - George Mason University

The School of Recreation, Health, and Tourism (SRHT) offers exciting, career-ready majors in dynamic fields such as athletic training, tourism and events management, health and physical education, kinesiology, sport management, and recreation management. SRHT features renowned faculty, cutting-edge research, six laboratories and centers, and a diverse student body of more than 1,000 undergraduate and graduate students each year. Each major requires one or more internship or clinical experiences, ensuring that students graduate not just with a transcript but with a resume that demonstrates their professional aptitude and skills.

Study Sport Management Abroad
Lugano, Switzerland - Summer 2016

February 22, 2016

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Professor Craig Esherick, from the College of Education and Human Development's School of Recreation, Health and Tourism will teach a Sport Management course at Franklin University in Lugano, Switzerland as part of the George Mason University Mason Abroad program. This course will be offered Summer 2016, July 2nd to July 29th.

This Sport Management study abroad program provides an opportunity for students to experience Europe while also learning about how sport organizations make policy, the governance structure of sport organizations, and also discover the many types of sports organizations around the world. This course will not only cover governance organizations in the US but will analyze international governance organizations like the International Olympic Committee, the Commonwealth Games Committee, the Pan American Games organization and individual sport federations like FIFA. All participants will take the course Sport Management (SPMT) 455: Governance and Policy in Sport Organizations, taught by Craig Esherick.

Please visit the Mason Abroad website for more information on how to apply, eligibility, cost, housing and itinerary.

Sport Management focuses on the preparation of professionals qualified to operate sport organizations, private enterprises, government or public employment settings, non-profit or voluntary agencies, and commercial ventures. Learn More »