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    The world of sport and athletics is one of the most exciting environments in which to work and the field of Sport Administration one of the most dynamic.  The sport industry is the fourth largest growth industry in the United States.  Participation and spectatorship of sport at all levels (intercollegiate, interscholastic, recreational sports, and professional sports) continues to increase and career opportunities have paralleled this growth.

    The Online Master of Science Exercise and Sports Science Sports Administration Degree integrates theory and practice to prepare students for leadership positions in sport at the professional, semi-professional, intercollegiate, interscholastic, and community level. The Sport Administration degree is a rigorous, research based program that incorporates best practices in multiple areas of Sport Administration while keeping pace with current issues and trends in the field. The 36 credit program is designed to be completed in two years with courses offered throughout the year. The curriculum adheres to the guidelines set forth by the National Association for Sport and Physical Education (NASPE) and the North American Society for Sport Management (NASSM). Students in this program may pursue a graduate degree with the convenience that online delivery affords.



    Important Dates for Prospective Students:  
    September 1, 2014
    Applications taken
    February - April 2015 Applications reviewed
    March 1 Application deadline
    May 1 Admission decisions complete
    May 1 - August 15 Fall registration
    September 2 Classes start

    For questions about admission, program applications and registration, please contact:
    Briana Meuer, Credit Coordinator, 608.785.6513,

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