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Sports Administration and Leadership

Augustana University

12 months
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35530 USD/year
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About

The Sports Administration and Leadership program of Augustana University will prepare individuals for leadership roles in a variety of sport-related professions. The combination of didactic instruction and practical experiences encourages integration and synthesis of course work into real-life applications. 

Overview

Mission Statement

The combination of didactic instruction and practical experiences of the Sports Administration and Leadership program of Augustana University encourages integration and synthesis of course work into real-life applications. The integrative studies core reflects Augustana’s commitment to the liberal arts as a foundation for ethical leadership and decision-making in any profession, while the elective studies component of the program allows each individual to customize his/her program of study with course work related to personal goals and interests.

Learning Outcomes:

The goals for the program function as the learning outcomes that will be validated through the synthesis portfolio. Candidates seeking their M.A. in Sports Administration and Leadership must:

  • demonstrate ability to apply theory(ies) of sports administration and leadership in practical experiences
  • exhibit in-depth knowledge of current issues in sports administration
  • understand and apply ethical/legal standards for professionals in sports administration
  • demonstrate advanced skills in oral communication
  • demonstrate advanced skills in written communication
  • demonstrate advanced skills in critical thinking
  • demonstrate advanced skills in research

A graduate paper and oral defense serve as the culminating projects for this degree. The graduate paper is a work of serious, creative scholarship and/or research which demonstrates graduate-level writing ability along with careful research. The oral defense is an opportunity for the candidate to defend the graduate paper and to validate the learning that has occurred as a result of graduate study.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Leadership and Decision-Making
  • Research in Sports Administration and Leadership
  • Ideas That Have Shaped Our World
  • Advanced Sport Management
  • Advanced Sport Marketing and Promotion
  • Sport Finance

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

32 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Official application
  • Official transcripts from each college or university attended sent directly to the Augustana Graduate Education office
  • Two recommendation forms testifying to the applicant's character and ability to do graduate work (at least one reference should be from a teacher)
  • A two- to three-page typed essay in which the applicant discusses his or her academic interests, educational goals, and plans for graduate study (program-specific*)
  • Non-refundable application fee of $60
  • A cumulative grade point average of 3.0 (B) or better.
  • Sufficient undergraduate work in the proposed field of study to satisfy specific program admission requirements and graduate credit course prerequisites

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    35530 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 17765 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    35530 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 17765 USD per semester during 12 months.

Living costs for Sioux Center

1188 - 1844 USD /month
Living costs

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Funding

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