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Catalog 2013-2014
College of Education and Human Services
 

 

 

Department of Leadership, School Counseling & Sports Management 

Web Address: http://www.unf.edu/coehs/lscsm/

Undergraduate

Bachelor of Science in Sport Management

The Bachelor of Science in Sport Management has two concentration options for students who are Interested in working In the sport industry. The Sport Management Concentration is appropriate for those candidates who seek careers in professional sport, intercollegiate athletics, or sport entrepreneurship. The Community Sport Concentration is an appropriate concentration for candidates who seek leadership and/or instructional careers in settings offering sport, fitness, and recreation programming. Students interested in this degree program should contact Program Coordinator, Dr. Jason Lee, or an academic advisor in the College of Education and Human Services.

The Department of Leadership, School Counseling and Sport Management offers undergraduate programs in the following areas:

The Department of Leadership, School Counseling and Sport Management offers undergraduate minors in the following areas:

Graduate

The Department of Leadership, School Counseling, and Sport Management offers professional studies suitable for students interested in careers in educational leadership, school counseling, and Athletic Administration. Master of Education programs are offered in school leadership, advanced teaching and learning, and Higher Education Administration, educational leadership technology, school counseling, and athletic administration and a Doctor of Education program in educational leadership.  

Admission Requirements:

Doctor of Education
1. A master's degree from a regionally accredited institution with a minimum GPA of 3.25
2. An acceptable score on the Graduate Record Examination or, with the approval of the program director or an an acceptable score on the GMAT.
3. Three years of successful teaching experience or professional administrative experience in education or related field
4. Demonstrated leadership ability or leadership potential
5. Demonstrated academic ability and potential to complete the course work and a dissertation successfully
6. Career goals in professional education consistent with the objectives of the doctoral program
7. Recommendation of the Doctoral Admissions Committee.

Master of Education
1. A baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited U.S. institution or its equivalent from a foreign institution with a grade point average of 3.00 (B) or higher in all work attempted as an upper division student, normally the 60 semester hours taken during the last two years of baccalaureate study or
2. An earned graduate degree from a regionally accredited U.S. institution or its equivalent from a foreign institution.

Additional Requirements per Program:

Educational Leadership/School Leadership
1. Official transcripts from all attended institutions
2. A written statement of intent
3. A current Resume
4. Three letters of recommendation (one from a school administrator .. online forms preferred).
5. Copy of a valid teaching certificate or statement of eligibilty
6. At least one (1) year of successful full-time teaching experience in a public or private school (Three (3) years preferred).

Educational Leadership/Advanced Teaching and Learning
1. Official transcripts from all attended institutions
2. A written statement identifying professional career goals and aspirations
3. A current Resume
4. Three letters of recommendation (online recommendation forms preferred).

Educational Leadership/Athletic Administration
1. Official transcripts from all attended insitutions
2. A written statement identifying professional career goals and aspirations
3. A current Resume
4. Three letters of recommendation (online recommedation forms preferred).

Educational Leadership/Technology Education Leadership
1. Official transcripts from all attended institutions
2. A written statement identifying professional career goals and aspirations
3. A current Resume
4. Three letters of recommendation (online recommendation forms preferred).

   Higher Education Adminstration
1. Official transcripts from all attended institutions
2. A written statement identifying professional career goals and aspirations
3. A current Resume
4. Three letters of recommendation (online recommendation forms preferred).

Note:  Applicants not meeting the admission criteria of a 3.00 GPA in their last 60 hours of their baccalaureate degree will be required to apply for admission under our exceptions policy and must submit a competitive GRE or MAT score taken within the last 5 years.

Master of Education / School Counseling**
1. Official transcripts from all attended institutions
2. GRE Scores.  Prior to July 1.2011: composite score of 1000 for both verbal and quantitative.  After July 1, 2011: composite score of 297 for both the verbal and quantitative portions.  Note:  Applicants may submit passing scores from the Florida General Knowledge (GK) test in lieu of GRE scores.
3. Letter of intent
4. Three letters of recommendation.
5. Personal interview required for admission.

** Note:  Candidates seeking admission to state-approved educator preparation programs must demonstrate mastery of general knowledge for admission to the program by providing passing scores of the GK or GRE exams.

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Department of Leadership, School Counseling & Sports Management Faculty

Undergraduate

Jennifer Kane,  Ph.D. Chair and Associate Professor 
E. Newton Jackson, Ph.D. Professor 
Terence Cavanaugh, Ph.D. Associate Professor
Elizabeth Gregg, Ph.D. Assistant Professor 
Jason W. Lee, Ph.D. Associate Professor and Program Director for Sport Management
Kristi Sweeney,  Ph.D. Assistant Professor
Maurice Graham, Visiting Instructor

 

Graduate

Jennifer Kane, Ph.D. Chair and Associate Professor
Larry G. Daniel, Ph.D. Professor
Cheryl A. Fountain, Ed.D. Professor and Executive Director, Florida Institute of Education 
Sandra L. Gupton, Ph.D. Professor
E. Newton Jackson, Ph.D. Professor
Elinor Scheirer, Ph.D. Professor 
Carolyn B. Stone, Ed.D. Professor 
Warren A. Hodge, Ph.D. Associate Professor 
Terence Cavanaugh, Ph.D. Associate Professor
Luke M. Cornelius, Ph.D. JD. Associate Professor
Christopher A. Janson, Ph.D. Associate Professor
Jerry Johnson, Ph.D. Associate Professor and Program Director for MEd in Educational Leadership
Rebecca A. Schumacher, Ph.D. Assistant Professor and Program Director for School Counseling
Elizabeth Gregg, Ph.D. Assistant Professor 
Jason W. Lee, Ph.D. Associate Professor and Program Director for Sport Management
Sophie Maxis, Ph.D. Assistant Professor
Kristi Sweeney, Ph.D. Assistant Professor
Francis Godwyll, Ph.D. Associate Professor and Program Director for Ed.D. in Educational Leadership  

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