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Indiana State University offers an online master of science (M.S.) in recreation and sport management for working professionals who have experience in public or private organizations and now seek a graduate-level degree to further their education and foster career advancement. The M.S. focuses on preparing students to provide leadership and excel in the growing discipline of sport management.
The core content of the graduate program emphasizes eight competency areas established by the North American Society for Sport Management (NASSM). These emphasis areas include:
Upon graduation, students will enter the commercial, professional sport, collegiate sport, campus recreation, military recreational sport programming, nonprofit sports programs, elite amateur sports (USOC), or community sports programs. The graduate program was designed to keep the instructor-to-student ratio small, allowing opportunities for students and faculty to develop close working relationships.
Graduates of this program are qualified to be specialists who will have the expertise to:
Graduate students may be eligible for federal student loans if they are admitted into graduate degrees (or first-time teacher certification programs) and meet other eligibility requirements. Certificate programs are not eligible for financial aid. Private alternative loans can help students pay college expenses that may not be covered by federal loan programs or other financial aid. For more information, visit financial aid.
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The Graduate Catalog and Undergraduate Catalog of Indiana State University are the documents of authority for all students. The requirements given in the catalogs supersede information issued by any academic department, program, college, or school. The University reserves the right to change the requirements at any time.