Online Master's in Sport Administration
UC Online’s Master of Science in Sport Administration program allows you to advance your career in interscholastic or intercollegiate athletic administration in as little as a year – completely online. Take the next step with this one-year degree and be on your way to assuming a role as a skilled sports manager, athletic director or assistant athletic director. You will learn to meet the demand of colleges and high schools as you become skilled in sales, development, corporate partnerships, finance, public relations, marketing, facility and event operations, compliance and student-athlete support services.
As a UC Online Master’s in Sport Administration student, your curriculum would be fully customizable. You can create a high-quality, autonomous learning experience that matches your career goals. You will develop skills in courses that are designed around real-world application, as you learn about industry partnerships and research-based best practices.
The program will teach you skills such as risk management, policy development, event management and marketing. Classes include Strategic Athletic Marketing and Communications, Sport Finance and Budgeting, Sport and Social Context, and Athletic Governance and Compliance. View our sample curriculum for more information on course offerings.
You can choose to either write a master’s thesis or complete a capstone project. Whichever you choose, you can be assured that you will be guided by an advisor who is an expert in your area of interest. Our faculty offers over forty years of combined real-world experience in high school and college athletics and are always there to support students. The University of Cincinnati is also regionally accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.
Sport Administration Careers and Opportunities
While completing your degree, you would also have the opportunity to complete the National Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association Certification Program. Completion of the program will prepare you for employment as an athletic director, media relations director, facility manager, director of operations, and more! UC Online partners with college and high school athletic departments in the Greater Cincinnati area to help students gain tangible real-world experience.
Learn more about earning your Master’s in Sport Administration degree online today!
With an undergraduate GPA of 3.0 or higher, the GRE is not required to enroll in the program. There are three enrollment dates throughout the year in the spring, summer and fall. Visit the academic calendar page for more information on start dates.
Why choose University of Cincinnati Online for Your Master of Science in Sport Administration?
One year completion time – for students who enroll full-time and complete 12 credit hours per semester.
NIAAA certification program - Complete the National Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association Certification Program while completing this degree.
Post-graduation opportunities – The University of Cincinnati Online MS in Sport Administration program partners with college and high school athletic departments in the Greater Cincinnati area to help students gain tangible real-world experience.
Tailor curriculum for your goals – Create a high quality, autonomous learning experience that matches your career goals in interscholastic or intercollegiate athletic administration.
World-class faculty - The University of Cincinnati Online faculty offers more than forty years of combined, real-world experience in high school and college athletics.
Program completion options - Choose a master’s thesis, project, or portfolio for your graduation requirement.
Dedicated advisors - University of Cincinnati Online faculty advisors are always ready to support you throughout the program.