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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 minors in the following areas:
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.
Doctor of Education1. A master's degree from a regionally accredited institution with a minimum GPA of 3.252. An acceptable score on the Graduate Record Examination or, with the approval of the program director, an acceptable score on the GMAT or the Miller's Analogies Test3. Three years of successful teaching experience or professional administrative experience in education or related field4. Demonstrated leadership ability or leadership potential5. Demonstrated academic ability and potential to complete the course work and a dissertation successfully6. Career goals in professional education consistent with the objectives of the doctoral program7. recommendation of the Doctoral Admissions Committee.
Master of Education Educational Leadership1. 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 or2. 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 Leadership1. Official transcripts from all attended institutions2. A written statement of intent3. A current Resume4. Three letters of recommendation (one from a school administrator)5. Copy of a valid teaching certificate or statement of eligibilty6. At least one (1) year of successful full-time teaching experience in a public or private school (Three (3) years preferred).7. Candidates seeking admission to a state-approved educator preparation program must demonstrate mastery of general knowledge for admission to the program by providing passing scores on the General Knowledge (GK), or GRE exams.
Educational Leadership/Advanced Teaching and Learning1. A written statement identifying professional career goals and aspirations2. A current Resume3. Three letters of recommendation
Educational Leadership/Athletic Administration1. A written statement identifying professional career goals and aspirations2. A current Resume3. Three letters of recommendation
Educational Leadership/Technology Education Leadership1. A written statement identifying professional career goals and aspirations2. A current Resume3. Three letters of recommendation
Higher Education Adminstration1. A written statement identifying professional career goals and aspirations2. A current Resume3. Three letters of recommendation
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 institutions2. 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 intent4. 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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