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Graduate Programs : Master’s Degrees : Sport and Exercise Science M.S. : Sport Administration Emphasis

Sport Administration Emphasis

Required Emphasis Credits — 21 hours

SES 560 Issues and Ethics in Sport Management (3)

SES 570 Program Management (3)

SES 576 Sport Promotion and Marketing (3)

SES 602 Introduction to Research in Sport and Exercise Science (3)

SES 675 Management of Sports Facilities and Equipment (3)

SES 676 Sport Public Relations and Information Systems (3)

SES 688 Legal Aspects of Sport (3)

Elective Credits — 3-9 hours

Students are allowed 9 hours of electives in the master's program. After consulting with their advisor, students should select courses which contribute to their academic and career goals. The following courses are offered as a guide for elective course selection. Students should also review the Catalog for course options in their cognate areas.

ET 501 Introduction to Applications of Educational Technology (3)

ET 504 Instructional Materials Design (3)

SES 650 Financial Management for Sport Organizations (3)

SES 670 Sport and Higher Education (3)

SES 678 Event Development and Management (3)

SES 692 Graduate Internship in Sport and Exercise Science (1-6)

Professional Research Project

The writing of a research project satisfies the completion of the comprehensive exam.

Students must see an advisor to develop research paper topics.

Thesis Option (Elective Credit Hours — 6)

The thesis option is in lieu of the professional research project listed above.

Thesis hours may be included as elective hours within a student’s program. The Thesis option requires the completion of thesis (problem development, data collection and analysis, write-up, and defense).

Note(s): SES 692 may be used for up to 6 hours of elective credit and is designed to assist students in gaining experience in the sport industry and/or to bridge the gap between theory and practice. To be eligible to register for SES 692, a student must have 1) a GPA of 3.0, 2) completed (or currently enrolled) five required courses, and 3) completed 20 graduate credits.