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Sport Administration

Ball State University

12 months
20898 USD/year
20898 USD/year
7632 USD/year
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The Sport Administration program of Ball State University is designed to prepare graduates for a career working in sport at any level.


The comprehensive curriculum of the Sport Administration program of Ball State University allows students to pursue both an applied and theoretical approach to sport. If your goal is to work in sport, or continue your education beyond a master's degree, our program can make it happen.

What It’s Like to Pursue an MA/MS in Sport Administration at Ball State

Experiential Mentorship Opportunities

Serving as mentors to the undergraduate students in the Sport Administration Association, especially during Division I athletic events, is a valuable source of experiential learning.

Online Learning Available

During the summer, elective sport administration courses are available online. These online courses are designed to accommodate students who are completing internships, or are away from campus during the summer.

Occasionally, online elective courses are offered during the fall and spring semesters.

What Can You Do with an MA/MS in Sport Administration?

Ball State students have careers around the country in the areas of:

  • Administration
  • Development
  • Management
  • Operations
  • Sales
  • Sport Marketing

Most graduates immediately find jobs in the sport industry, and many find full-time employment from their internship organizations.

Some students choose to continue graduate school by enrolling in PhD programs or other master’s programs.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Sport Marketing and Promotion
  • Sport Law
  • Financial Principles in Sport
  • Sport Administration Theory and Policy Development
  • Organization and Administration of Recreation Programs
  • Sport Facility and Event Administration

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

National students should apply by the following dates:

  • Fall – March 1
  • Spring – November 1
  • Summer – March 1


33 alternative credits



Academic requirements

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GRE admission requirements GRE®

Other requirements

General requirements

  • You must have a bachelor’s degree from an institution recognized by a regional accrediting association.
  • You must have earned a minimum of a 2.75 GPA from the undergraduate degree-granting institution.
  • The GRE is optional for admission to this program.
  • Statement of purpose outlining career goals (900-1,000 words).
  • Resume.
  • One academic reference that can comment on your potential to succeed in a graduate program.
  • Ball State must receive transcripts for all applicants.
  • Complete our online application.
  • Applications are $60 per program.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    20898 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 20898 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    20898 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 20898 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    7632 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7632 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Muncie

876 - 1417 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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