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Exercise and Sport Science - Sport Administration (beginning Fall 2013)

The online Master's in Sport Administration program will provide an exceptional education experience that focuses on developing students for management positions in sport at the professional, semi-professional, intercollegiate, interscholastic, and community level. The program is a 36 credit curriculum comprised of required research courses and core courses. Additionally, six credit hours of elective courses are required. Successful completion of comprehensive written exams in the Department of Exercise and Sport Science is required prior to beginning the internship component.

The following prerequisites must be met for entry into this Master of Science Program:
1. Admission into UW-L's Graduate Studies
2. A bachelor's degree from a four year accredited university (Sport Management/Administration or Business Administration preferred)
3. Minimum 3.0/4.0 GPA on undergraduate work.

ESS Sport Administration Program Requirements

Research Core (6 Credits Required)
EFN 730 Introduction to Research (3 credits)
EFN 735 Interpretation of Statistical Data (3 credits)

Written Comprehensive Examination (no credit)

Core Courses (24 Credits Required)
ESS 545 Facility Management in Sport (3 credits)
ESS 702 Sport Administration (3 credits)
ESS 738 Financial Management for Sport Programs (3 credits)
ESS 739 Sport Law (3 credits)
ESS 754 Sport Marketing (3 credits)
ESS 766 Sport & Society (3 credits)
ESS 788 Internship in Sport Administration (6 credits)

Elective Courses (6 Credits Required)
ESS 710 Event Management (3 credits)
ESS 711 Sport Sponsorship and Sales (3 credits)
ESS 749 Psychological Aspects of Sports (3 credits)
ESS 760 Issues in Sport Management (3 credits)