Sep 22, 2023  
2021-2022 Graduate Catalog 
2021-2022 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Sport and Athletic Administration MS, Athletic Administration Specialization

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Sport and Athletic Administration, MS Core

The Sport and Athletic Administration MS is a leadership degree; it is focused on the development of skills and knowledge related to athletic administration, and sport administration (specific to specialization).  This program is designed for individuals who teach and coach, those interested in becoming athletic directors (interscholastic or intercollegiate), leaders in other types of athletic administration, or for those interested in the for-profit world of sport.  Past graduates occupy positions in the following fields: interscholastic and intercollegiate athletic administration, college intramural and sport club management, sport and facility management, indoor/outdoor sport and recreation management, and the private athletic business market.

Program Learner Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this program, students will be able to:

  • Demonstrate clear and consistent evidence of a vision for an athletic program (or similar organization) that is effectively communicated to coaches, athletes, personnel and organization.
  • Demonstrate competencies for improving programs and meeting the diverse needs of all coaches, athletes, and personnel in the organization. They will understand various leadership traits and styles.
  • Understand the issues of importance for operating an organization within the law and through risk-management practices.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the research process.
  • Demonstrate an overall understanding of all aspects of athletic administration (program level).

Athletic Administration Specialization

Total Specialization Credits: 15

Total Credits: 47

College and Department Information

Sport and Movement Studies Department  
College of Education and Professional Studies  

Program Codes
Major plan code: SPATADOG
Specialization plan code: ATADG, ATADOG

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