Develop your sport administration skills with FPU’s online Master of Arts in Sport Administration. The program is designed for students with or without a background in sport administration, or those who are currently employed as sport administrators. You’ll gain advanced knowledge in sport leadership and administration, sport marketing and sport sales and sponsorship. Students are expected to be working or volunteering in the sport administration field during the fall and spring semesters.
- Work and earn degree simultaneously
- Courses are offered fully online
- Study how to improve your sport administration skills
Graduates are prepared for sport administration positions at all levels, including high school, community college, university, professional and private-sector. This program does not lead to an administrative credential.
Jim Ave, Ph.D., ATC
- Application form and fee
- One letter of recommendation
- Statement of intent
- Official transcripts verifying bachelor’s degree in sport administration, sport management, business, kinesiology, physical education
- Minimum 2.75 GPA
- If GPA is below 2.75 please submit a current resume and letter of explanation
Required Courses (21 Units)
|SPA 700||Sport Career Development||3|
|SPA 705||Sport Marketing||3|
|SPA 710||Sport Revenue and Finance||3|
|SPA 715||Sport Leadership and Administration||3|
|SPA 720||Sport Sales and Sponsorship||3|
|SPA 792A||Sport Administration Professional Development I||3|
|SPA 792B||Sport Administration Professional Development II||3|
Master of Arts Core (9 Units)
|KIN 715||Legal Aspects of Kinesiology and Sport||3|
|KIN 771||Research Methods in Kinesiology||3|
|KIN 779||Values in Kinesiology and Sport||3|
|SPA 796||Comprehensive Examination||0 – 0|
*Students required to work a minimum of 9 hours per week in a Sport Administration-related area.
State authorization is a federal requirement in the HigherEducation Act that requires institutions to be authorized in the state in which online programs are offered. Fresno Pacific University works regularly with individual state authorization agencies to meet each state's requirements. Currently, Fresno Pacific University has received authorization to offer online degree programs in all but six states: Georgia, Michigan, New York, New Mexico, Rhode Island and Wisconsin.
For the latest updates on the status of FPU's authorization in your state, contact your FPU Admissions representative.