• Athletic Administration

    The Athletic Administration track is designed for individuals who aspire to obtain careers in athletic administration at educational institutions. Today’s athletic administrator must be well prepared to work in a diverse and challenging environment. As interscholastic and intercollegiate athletics continue to grow, so does the demand for trained professionals equipped with the necessary skills to provide positive leadership in those unique and specific educational settings. This program of study includes 15 hours of educational leadership courses, 15 hours in graduate level sport specific courses and 6 hours of College of Education and Human Services graduate core courses.

    Please follow the admissions link on the side of this page to view requirements for admission to the graduate school. Additional admissions criteria for this program include:

     

    • Brief written statement identifying professional career goals and aspirations, current resume
    • 3 letters of recommendation

     

    *Students who do not meet the 3.0 GPA will be required to apply under our exceptions policy and must submit a competitive GRE or MAT score taken within the last 5 years.

     

     

    *SPM 6008 Foundations of Sport Management is only offered in the Fall semester, and is needed only if you do not have a sport management undergraduate degree or minor. 

     

     

  • Major: Educational Leadership
    Concentration: Athletic Administration
    Degree: Master of Education
    Prerequisites (3 credits)
    SPM6008 Foundations of Sport Mgt (3 Credits)
    Core Requirements (6 credits)
    Minimum of B grades required
    EDF6480 Foundations of Ed Research (3 Credits)
    EDF6607 Education in America (3 Credits)
    Major Requirements (30 credits)
    "B" grade is required
    SPM5206 Ethics and Issues in Sport (3 Credits)
    SPM5308 Mkt and Promo in Sport (3 Credits)
    SPM5506 Sport Finance (3 Credits)
    SPM5605 Sport Gov and Compl (3 Credits)
    SPM6106 Sport Facility and Risk Mgt (3 Credits)
    EDS6130 Human Resource Deve in Educati (3 Credits)
    EDA6232 Law and Ethics in Edu Lead (3 Credits)
    EDA6191 Team Leadership (3 Credits)
    EDG6285 Fundamentals of Program Eval (3 Credits)
    SPB6946 Practicum in Ath Admin (3 Credits)