Sport Administration (MS)


Admission Requirements

Admission will be based on a holistic approach using the following:

  • GPAStudents are recommended to have earned a grade-point average of at least 2.75 on a 4.0 point scale in their undergraduate program.  
  • Prior course work
  • Experience
  • Two letters of recommendation 
  • Resume
  • A personal statement explaining interest in the program and long-term objectives

In addition, the student must complete the application procedure as required by the Graduate School

Admission to the program is competitive.

Program Requirements

SPAD 604Sport Finance and Economics3
SPAD 625Sport Management and Leadership3
SPAD 635Research in Sport Administration3
SPAD 637Sport Analytics3
SPAD 645Sport Communication Theory and Practice (replaced SPAD 605, effective 2018-19)3
SPAD 683Strategic Sport Marketing3
SPAD 684Sport Policy3
SPAD 689Legal Aspects in the Sport Industry3
SPAD 692Internship in Sport Administration3
Select nine (9) credit hours of courses approved by advisor9
Minimum Total Hours36

Exit Requirement
To complete the program, students must have a minimum 3.0 GPA.  No credit shall be accepted for carrying a grade lower than C (no C-minus).