The Master of Arts in Education in Sport Administration was developed and established by the School of Sport Sciences at Wingate University in May, 2006. This program is designed for students who have earned an undergraduate degree in any field and aspire to work as an athletic administrator either in the K-12 schools, college/university or other sport and recreational setting. All courses include a research component that involves the administrative/leadership process. The student may choose either a thesis or professional practice option for six credit hours. The students who complete the Sport Administration program will be prepared to assume a major role in formulating individual and organizational goals and planning strategies to achieve them. Skills in marketing, financial and budgetary planning, managing risk will be taught. Also, they will have an enhanced knowledge in the use of technology.
Program Webpage Link: http://www.wingate.edu/matthews/grad-ed/programs