Master of Physical Education/Athletic Administration
The student must apply to and meet all criteria for admission to the Graduate School. In addition, applicants for the Master of Physical Education/Athletic Administration degree must meet all College of Education requirements for admission and retention. Individuals applying for admission to the Master of Physical Education/Athletic Administration program must have earned a bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university in the United States or its equivalent from a school in another country.
Students must complete a minimum of 33 semester credit hours for the Master of Physical Education/Athletic Administration degree. Students who choose to complete a thesis must register for no fewer than 6 credits of HPSS 6650 (meets elective requirement). Students who complete a Master's Project must register for no fewer than 3 credits of HPSS 6651 (meets elective requirement). Students completing a Thesis or Master's Project will orally defend the Thesis or Project, but will not complete comprehensive written examinations. Students not completing a Thesis or Master's Project will be required to pass both a comprehensive written examination and subsequent oral defense of that exam.
All students must document professional experience in an athletic setting either by prior athletic administrative experience (minimum of one year) or by completing an approved internship for credit while completing the MPE/AA program.
|HPSS 6605||Leadership and Administration||3|
|HPSS 6610||Advanced Sport Psychology||3|
|HPSS 6612||Advanced Sociology of Sport||3|
|HPSS 6615||Philosophy and Principles of Athletics in Education||3|
|HPSS 6625||Advanced Sport Marketing||3|
|HPSS 6631||Athletics and the Law||3|
|HPSS 6634||Sport Finance||3|
|HPSS 6635||Management Aspects of Athletics||3|
|HPSS 6640||Research and Writing||3|
|HPSS 6651||Masters Project in PED and Athletics||3|