Graduate Programs in Kinesiology

Earn your Masters in Sports Management and Administration at Southern Nazarene University in Oklahoma.

Master of Arts in Sport Management and Administration 

Program Description

The Master of Arts in Sport Management and Administration (MASMA) is designed for individuals who hold a baccalaureate degree and have an interest in Sport Management and/or Athletic Administration. The educational experiences provided within the program would enhance those working in coaching, teaching, athletic administration, event promotion and management as well as business managers for professional and league sport organizations. This program will equip the student with the necessary skills and knowledge to become effective leaders in diverse sport organizational settings. 

This 36 hour program consists of 12 courses which incorporates both face-to-face and online formats.  Classes held one night a week at our Bethany campus or 100% Online

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Program Learning Outcomes 

Upon completion of the MASMA program, students will be able to: 

  • Analyze ethical situations in sport management and respond within the Christian framework for professional decision-making. 
  • Describe and interpret the economic impact of sport in North American culture. 
  • Demonstrate accounting and finance skills for ethical decision making for sport managers. 
  • Evaluate with expertise issues in compliance and governance. 
  • Identify legal issues related to risk, contracts, human resources and facility design. 
  • Demonstrate skills in media productions and sport marketing. 
  • Interpret and evaluate sport management research utilizing social construct theories. 

Admission Requirements 

  • Hold a baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited college or university. 
  • Graduate college application and application fee. 
  • Official transcripts from each institution attended. 
  • Three letters of recommendation from professional contacts. 
  • Admission essay to assess the applicant’s writing skill. The essay should focus on the student’s experiences and professional goals.

Master of Arts in Sport Management and Administration Course Descriptions and Sequence 

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