Graduate Admissions - MS in Sport Commerce

Welcome!  Thank you interest in our program. We know that this is a big, next step in your professional development. We help you prepare for success in the sport industry. Please note that applying to the MS in Sport Commerce is a two-step process.  The first part of the application process will be to the university. The second part of the process is to apply to the Sport Commerce program.  The links are at the bottom of this page.

What you will need to complete an application:


Request official transcripts from all colleges/universities attended be sent to Graduate School Admissions. 

Test Scores

Please note that applicants who are interested in Sport Commerce are not required to submit GRE test scores; however, the GRE will be used to support the application if received.

You will need to submit the following as part of the application process

  • Resume
  • Names of individuals to submit letters of recommendation. At least two will be required, and more may be submitted.
  • A one page statement of interest. Please include your interest in pursuing graduate work at The University of Memphis (e.g., how our program will benefit you; please specify your particular area(s) of research interest). Also, please share your professional experiences and professional goals as well as the suitability of your academic preparation for graduate study.
  • Students interested in a graduate assistantship position will be able to apply during the application process.
  • International Students - You must register for the international credit evaluation through WES.
NOTE: Once all materials are received, KWS faculty members within the respective program of study will review the completed application file and contact the candidate. If you have questions and when you have completed the Sport Commerce application, please contact Peggy Callahan.
Link to apply to the MS in Sport Commerce degree program (UofM application step. Application fee required)
Link to application to apply to MS in Sport Commerce (Sport Commerce step, to be submitted to KWS. No fee required)