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Sport and Recreational Studies, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
University rank #1055 (BCR) , SD,
The Sport and Recreation Administration program at South Dakota State University prepares students to become dynamic leaders in intercollegiate athletics as well as campus and community recreation. 

About

The curriculum and internship experiences will educate students in management, marketing, communications, facilities, finance, ethics and legal issues, research, and much more. In addition to their experiential learning opportunities in their coursework, students will gain valuable real world experiences with our industry partners both on and off campus. 

We offer a master degree in Sport and Recreational Studies at South Dakota State University. Students graduating from the program will be equipped with a skill set that can be directly applied to a wide range of exciting career possibilities.

The Department of Health and Nutritional Sciences aims to provide premier academic programs and high-quality services to students. A limited number of research and teaching assistantships and scholarships may be available to qualified graduate students.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 
  • Research Methods in Health and Nutritional Sciences 
  • Sport and Recreation Administration 
  • Seminar in Sport and Recreation Administration
  • Foundations of Sport and Recreation Administration 
  • Advanced Sport and Recreation Marketing 
  • Financial Aspects of Sport and Recreation Administration

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    30-32-35 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    5.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    71

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General Requirements

  • Submit the Online Application
  • Pay the Application Fee - The $35.00 fee can be paid through the online application system at the time of application submission or by sending a check or money order to the Graduate School
  • Submit Your Official Transcripts 
  • Submit Proof of Immunity 
  • Submit Any Additional Documents Required by Your Program of Interest

Tuition Fee

  • International

    647 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 647 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    336 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 336 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for Brookings

  • 1085 - 1890 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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