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

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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.

Sports analytics has changed the way sports are played and player performance is measured. Today, every major professional sports team either has an analytics department or an analytics expert on staff.

The Sports Analytics minor provides students with a foundational understanding of the sports industry coupled with the study of how data can be used in the world of sports to enable teams, leagues and other sports businesses to acquire an advantage over their competitors. With the successful completion of this minor, students should be able to use various statistical models and other analytic tools to help sports organizations improve performance in some of the following areas: season ticket sales, luxury box sales, marketing, talent identification, scouting of opponents, the prediction of industry trends and customer service.

This minor is offered jointly with the School of Business, College of Science, and Volgenau School of Engineering is available to all Mason undergraduate students..

Required Courses (12 credits)

Select one of the following groups:


Electives (6 credits)

Select two courses from the following:

Total Credits: 18

2017-2018 Sport Analytics Minor Advising Sheet

For more information about this minor, contact:

Michelle Gnoleba
Academic Advisor
Phone: 703-993-5200
Thompson Hall, Suite 2300 (Fairfax)