The Department of Kinesiology and Sport Management

The Department of Kinesiology and Sport Management (KNSM) is one the largest academic department at Texas A&M University, generating over 90,000 credit hours and 200,000 (modified) weighted student credit hours each year.

As one of four departments in the School of Education and Human Development, KNSM is currently home to over 3,000 undergraduate students, 246 master’s students, 70 doctoral students (3,921 total), 179 minor students, 103 faculty members, 32 staff members and 90 funded graduate assistants.

Divisions of Kinesiology & Sport Management

The department is comprised of three divisions: KinesiologySport Management and the Physical Education Activity Program. Each division offers various degrees and outreach programs promoting continuing education for students and the community.

Former Student Highlight

Kourtney Martin

During her time as a Group Fitness Instructor at Texas A&M Rec Sports, she was presented with the opportunity to instruct WELLNESS WORKS! fitness sessions to faculty and staff at Texas A&M. She went on to complete her graduate internship with WELLNESS WORKS! before being named Employee Wellness Coordinator in 2017.

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Kinesiology & Sport Management

Sport Management Minor

Sport Management Minor

Our Sport Management minor is designed for students who want an introduction to working with sport organizations.

  • All of the courses for the minor in Sport Management are available online.
  • Two of the minor courses will also meet international and cultural  requirements for core curriculum.
  • You must be a current student at Texas A&M University to declare this minor.

Please contact your major advisor to declare a minor in Howdy.


Required Coursework (16 hours)

SPMT 260-270: 4 hours in Foundations of Sport Management
SPMT 200-499: 3  hours*
SPMT 300-499: 9 hours*

*Students can choose from SPMT 220, 230, 304, 319, 330, 336, 337, 340, 481. Other courses subject to availability. Check the restrictions in Howdy.

Students on older catalogs may replace three hours of SPMT 481 with a three credit hour course.

Program Details

Degree: Minor
Concentration: Sport Management
Credit Hours: 16 Hours

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