12 months
6520 USD/year
6520 USD/year
5520 USD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


The mission of the Sports Science program is to provide essential learning experiences that are directly linked to the mission of the Jackson State University which is to produce technologically advanced, diverse, ethical, global leaders who think critically, address societal problems, and compete effectively.


Key facts

The Sports Science program at Jackson State University is designed to provide each graduate with the knowledge, skills and attitudes to engage in the industry in two areas: (1) sport management and (2) strength and conditioning in a variety of settings.  Program goals and objectives are guided by, but not limited to, the criteria and guidelines set forth in the Standards for an Accredited Educational Program by the North American Society for Sport Management (NASSM) and the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA).


The Sport Science Program (SSP) at Jackson State University (JSU) is housed in the Department of Health, Physical Education and Recreation (HPER).  The SSP supports the mission of the HPER Department and JSU's mission where the engagement, "produces technologically-advanced, diverse, ethical, global leaders who think critically, address societal problems and compete effectively".  The Dean in the College of Education and Human Development serves at the top of the organizational structure for HPER.  The Chair in HPER provides leadership in the department and reports to the Dean.  The Sport Science Director guides the program as designed, reports to the HPER Chair and carries out the responsibilities as specified in the Department's policies related to all graduate level program directors.  Faculty members are major stakeholders in the SSP structure.  Faculty participation in decision making through shared governance is critical and required.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Drug Abuse Education
  • Health Education 
  • Organization and Administration of School and Community Health
  • Research in Health 
  • Public and Community Health 
  • Problems of Coaching
  • Coaching Basketball
  • Coaching Football

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Application for Admission. Click here to access the Graduate School Application.
  • Out-of-state and International applicants must submit a $25.00 application fee. Applications will not be processed without payment of the application fee. Payment is made by  using a credit/debit card at the time of application.  Application payments are processed as part of the application.
  • A satisfactory TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) or IELTS score 

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    6520 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3260 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    6520 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3260 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • In-State

    5520 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2760 USD per semester during 12 months.

Living costs for Jackson

1080 - 1645 USD /month
Living costs

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


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