Admission into The University of Cincinnati’s Master of Sport Administration online program is selective and based on meeting the requirements outlined below.
Up to 12 of graduate credits may be transferred. Talk to your enrollment advisor to discuss specifics and how to start the petition process.
A bachelor degree from a college or university regarded as standard by a regional or general accrediting agency.
At least a B average (3.0/4.0 system) in undergraduate course work. If the applicant has a lower GPA, they must show promise to get a 3.0 that is judged satisfactory by the admitting program and the Graduate School.
Transcripts of all college or university grades. Note: For the application, you may upload unofficial transcripts. When admitted, you will need to submit your official transcripts.
Current resume or curriculum vitae.
Three letters of reference from individuals who know you professionally or academically.
Applicants will need to provide a letter detailing their interest in the program and how it may match future professional goals.
Applicants with an undergraduate GPA below 3.0 may be considered for a GRE waiver if the prospective student has three or more years of post-undergraduate sport industry work experience.
To be considered for a GRE waiver, students must submit the following via email to Dr. Jason Simmons (email@example.com):
The quality of the sport industry experience you have obtained (i.e. what have been your main tasks/areas of responsibility? Your professional preparedness for graduate school and a continued career in the sport industry.
**Please submit GRE Waiver materials at the same time you submit your application materials for graduate school**
Complete the University of Cincinnati online graduate application; $65 domestic/$70 international application fee.
For International students, an English proficiency test:
Yes. Many of our students qualify for some type of financial aid.
Sources of aid:
No. your degree will be conferred by the University of Cincinnati, which will also be reflected on your transcripts and degree.
Yes. You can provide additional recommendation letters. You can simply add the additional recommender’s contact email in your application. They will receive an email from UC asking for their recommendation. This can be a good idea if you’re worried about one of your recommenders not getting their letter in on time.
The University of Cincinnati is one of the first institutions to offer online courses. Innovation in education is at the forefront of what we do. We have expanded the convenience and quality of our online learning to online degree programs. Today, we offer nearly 100 degrees from undergraduate to doctoral programs.
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