The University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.
The University offers a bachelor of science (B.S.) in sport management that provides the classroom knowledge and clinical experience needed for careers (and professional certification) in sport management.
The program stresses the development of programming, leadership, and management skills in organizing, planning, and budgeting within professional, nonprofit, collegiate, youth, and public recreation and sport programs. All students complete practicum service learning hours prior to an internship.
Experiential education and leadership opportunities are major parts of the program. A few examples include projects with local agencies, off-site practicum experiences (with sport, park and recreation, and recreation therapy agencies), and internships.
The department has its own student organizations, KRS Club. In addition, the Nonprofit Leadership Student Association focuses on students with an interest in the nonprofit sector.
Our graduates obtain professional positions in public schools, interscholastic associations, collegiate athletics, and professional sports organizations. Careers are available with sports leagues, teams, tours, and administration.
The department supports each student's pursuit of a career by encouraging attendance at conferences and workshops where they have the opportunity to meet practitioners in their chosen field.
In addition, the sport management program is approved by the North American Society for Sport Management.
Students have many sources of financial support for their studies, including financial aid, work-study programs, veterans' benefits, and special scholarships for entering freshmen and transfer students.
In addition, the Department of Kinesiology, Recreation, and Sport offers a variety of scholarships.
The Graduate Catalog and Undergraduate Catalog of Indiana State University are the documents of authority for all students. The requirements given in the catalogs supersede information issued by any academic department, program, college, or school. The University reserves the right to change the requirements at any time.