MS in Sport Administration – Online

Expand your knowledge in the field of sport management as you prepare for or enhance your career for the administration level. WP offers a comprehensive 36-credit course of study leading to a master of science (MS) in sport administration.

Prepared for Professional Success

The fully online master of science in sport administration program meets the needs of individuals seeking career advancement or entry into careers related to sports. This program combines real-world skills with theoretical foundations that prepare students to become outstanding leaders in the sports industry. Students with or without a sport management background will hone skills related to the leadership, marketing, facility management, and evaluation of sport-related organizations within professional and minor league athletics, community sports and recreation, and school-based programs.

View requirements and course descriptions in the University Course Catalog
Click here: Sport Administration, MS

Learning Outcomes

Students will learn to effectively research, analyze and apply data to address challenges in
the industry, employing principles of strategic planning to financial, risk, and human resource
management in sport. Students will also be able to explain and apply ethical and legal
concepts to sport decision-making and policy determinations.

Application Deadline

August 1st: Fall semester
December 1st: Spring semester
May 1st: Summer semester
*Applications received after the deadline will be reviewed on a space availability basis

*International students are advised to apply by:
April 1st: Fall (September intake)
November 1st: Spring (January intake)

Contact Us

Professor Michael Figueroa
Program Director, Department of Kinesiology

Admission Requirements

In addition to the University’s admission requirements:

  • Online application/application fee
  • Bachelor’s degree in any discipline from an accredited institution.
  • Official academic transcript with GPA of at least 2.75 out of 4.0
  • TOEFL may be required for non-native English speakers
  • Name and contact information of two references (academic or professional)
  • Upon admission, students must maintain a 3.0 GPA or better each semester