One-of-a-kind sports product education opportunity
The University of Oregon Master of Science in Sports Product Management offers a one-of-a-kind sports and outdoor product education opportunity. Fifty students are given the opportunity each year to expedite their personal development and careers in the sports and outdoor industry.
Applicants should have a bachelor’s degree (fields of engineering, design, biomechanics, chemistry, human physiology, merchandising, and business are preferred but not required) and at least two years of work experience (sports and outdoor product-related experience is preferred but not required)
The Sports Product Management Program is committed to research efforts that support innovation and advance learnings in the world of sports and outdoor products. Click on the links below to learn more about our research findings.
Pole Vault World Records and Sports Product Innovation
Will the pole vault world record fall in the 2016 Rio Summer Olympics? To understand our prediction, we need to look at how the event has evolved over time and what role sports product innovation has played in setting 106 world records over the past 166 years.
Supply Chain Impact Days and Return on Assets
In this paper, we used the most recent financial reports for 23 publicly traded sports product companies to quantify the relationship betewen supply chain management and profitability.
Flow Experience and Sports Products
This paper examines the flow experience of elite athletes and how sports products interact with athletes. Sports products enhance confidence and control when the products perform to an athlete’s expectations and the athlete has developed complete trust in them.
Consumer-Based Sports Product Pricing
Sports product pricing involves many considerations with regard to target consumer needs, competition, brand features, cost, desired margin, and sales. However, a key consumer consideration that is often overlooked is “What would a consumer pay for this sports product?”
Portland offers an affordable, central mix of off-campus housing options. Refer to the resources below:
After a completed application is submitted, it will be reviewed by the Sports Product Management admissions team. Candidates who present a strong application will be contacted to schedule an interview. Interviews may be completed in-person or via Skype/video conference. Candidates will be notified of the admissions committee’s decision within approximately one month of completing the interview.
|Round 1 Deadline||November 15, 2017|
|Round 2 Deadline||February 15, 2018|
|Round 3 Deadline||April 15, 2018|
|Round 4 Deadline||June 15, 2018|
Tuition for the 18-month program is approximately $75,000.* This includes classes, course books, 24-hour access to the SPM Innovation Lab and materials, and domestic student trips. Cost of housing, insurance, and transportation is not included. There is an additional $2,000 fee for our two international student trips. For those interested in financial aid, please select the appropriate item from the list below:
Questions? Please contact us.
*Subject to change
The University of Oregon Lundquist College of Business Portland is located in a new, state-of-the-art building in Portland’s Old Town Chinatown. UO is the anchor tenant in a $37 million, six-story structure located on the corner of Northwest First Avenue and Davis Street, across the street from the White Stag Block, which houses other UO academic programs including the School of Architecture and Allied Arts, School of Journalism and Communication, School of Law, Academic Extension, and the Library and Learning Commons.
Classes are within walking distance of the city’s public transit system connecting downtown Portland with all nearby suburbs and the Portland International Airport.