Master of Science in Sports Administration – Educational Leadership Online

Gain the operational and relational knowledge you need for sports leadership in education, including insights into the regulatory environment of public schools.

Next Apply Date: 6/10/24
Next Class Start Date: 6/24/24
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Program Overview

Check out our online M.S. in Sports Administration – Educational Leadership program

The Southeastern Oklahoma State University online Master of Science in Sports Administration – Educational Leadership program gives students an additional focus on regulations within public schools and administrations, school and community relations, and school administration.

In addition to core coursework that includes subjects such as sports management, finances and fundraising, this program offers an additional focus on school operations management, with coursework that addresses facilities, finance, resource allocations, resource management, and technology for the principal.

As a graduate of this M.S. in Sports Administration – Educational Leadership online program, you will be well suited for wide range of education roles, such as:

  • Director of Youth Sports
  • Sports Coach
  • Athletic Teacher
  • Director of Fitness Facilities
  • Athletic Director
  • Director of Youth Sports
  • Sports Coach
  • Athletic Teacher
  • Director of Fitness Facilities
  • Athletic Director

Also available:

SOSU offers four unique areas of emphases in addition to the M.S. in Sports Administration online. Check out all our M.S. in Sports Administration online degree programs.

Total Tuition, Including Fees $10,410*
Duration As few as 12 months
Credit Hours 30
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Tuition

Our budget-friendly tuition can be paid as you go

Southeastern Oklahoma State University offers its students the opportunity to earn their online degree with affordable, pay-as-you-go tuition that includes fees.

Tuition breakdown:

Total Tuition $10,410*
Per Credit Hour $347
SE faculty Zach Crabtree

"If you are wanting to choose a career in this field, I would say that you couldn’t put a value on this degree. With this degree, you will have opportunities that you wouldn't have without it."

Zachary Shaw Crabtree, Instructor and Baseball Coach

Calendar

Know SOSU online dates and deadlines

At SOSU, we offer multiple start dates throughout the year so you never have to wait long to get started on your online degree program. The chart below shows upcoming start dates, along with important deadlines, such as when your application should be submitted and when payments are due.

8 week coursesProgram Start DateApplication DeadlineDocument DeadlineRegistration DeadlineTuition DeadlineLast Class Day
Summer I5/6/244/22/244/22/245/3/246/1/246/23/24
Summer II6/24/246/10/246/10/246/21/247/15/248/11/24
Fall I8/19/248/5/248/5/248/16/249/15/2410/6/24
Fall II10/14/249/30/249/30/2410/11/2411/1/2412/8/24

Now enrolling:

Apply Date 6/10/24
Class Starts 6/24/24

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Admissions

Get the game plan for our online sports administration leadership program

Southeastern Oklahoma State University's online M.S. in Sports Administration – Educational Leadership program has specific requirements that applicants must meet to enroll. Please read the admission guidelines to ensure you qualify.

  • Online Application
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Minimum 2.0 GPA
  • No GRE or GMAT required

If you have any special circumstances that need further clarification, please contact us at 844-515-9100.

To meet the admission requirements for the M.S. in Sports Administration online program, applicants must meet one of the following criteria:

  • Bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited university with a minimum 2.75 overall GPA or minimum 3.0 GPA in the last 60 hours of courses, or
  • Bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited university with a minimum 2.0 overall GPA AND a current resume demonstrating two years of experience in the field of study—must be reviewed and approved by program coordinator, or
  • Bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited university and at least 6 hours in a graduate program from a regionally accredited university with a minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA and must be in good standing at previous university
  • NO GRE is required for Southeastern Oklahoma State University online M.S. in Sports Administration programs.
  • There is a non-refundable $30 application fee for both domestic and international students.

The M.S. in Sports Administration degree online at SOSU allows a maximum of nine credit hours that can be transferred from another program with approval from the program coordinator.

International Application and Admissions Requirements: Please note, unfortunately, students with an F-1 visa are ineligible for online programs.

  1. Complete the application.
  2. Academic Records:
    • Original final post-secondary transcript(s) from each college or university attended within the United States.
    • Post-secondary records from outside the U.S. must be course-by-course analyzed by a NACES (www.NACES.org) educational credential evaluation service such as IERF or WES or ECE.
  3. English Proficiency: Internet-based TOEFL score of 79 or an IELTS Academic score of 6.5; taken within 2 years of enrollment.
    • For TOEFL, have your score report sent to Southeastern (institution code: 6657).
    • For IELTS, let us know your TRF number.
    • You do not need TOEFL or IELTS scores if you meet one of the following:
      • English is your first language from a country whose official language is English
      • You have a bachelor’s degree from a U.S. college or university
      • You have a bachelor’s degree from an English speaking country

Official sealed transcripts from all previous institutions should be sent to Southeastern Oklahoma State University:

Southeastern Oklahoma State University/Registrar
425 W. University Blvd.
Durant, OK 74701-3347

Email: [email protected]

Courses

Investigate our online M.S. in Sports Administration – Educational Leadership degree plan

For the M.S. in Sports Administration – Educational Leadership online, you will complete a total of 10 courses equaling 30 credit hours.

Duration: 7 Weeks weeks
Credit Hours: 3
Review and analysis of sociological phenomena related to sports.
Duration: 7 Weeks weeks
Credit Hours: 3
A study of research methodology and literature related to sports. The course is designed to develop correct application of research methods and statistical process decision-making relative to continuous improvement in coaching and sports management.
Duration: 7 Weeks weeks
Credit Hours: 3
Problems, policies and procedures involved in the administration of athletics.
Duration: 7 Weeks weeks
Credit Hours: 3
This course is designed to study the management, financing, marketing and sponsorships of sports programs.
Duration: 7 Weeks weeks
Credit Hours: 3
A study in the planning and developing of sports facilities as well as event management.
Duration: 7 Weeks weeks
Credit Hours: 3
A study of current issues involving philosophical and administrative issues in physical education and sports.
Duration: 7 Weeks weeks
Credit Hours: 3
Legal aspects of sport administration, coaching, and teaching physical education. Topics include the analysis of legal issues such as liability, negligence, risk management, tort law, and application of sport law.
Duration: 7 Weeks weeks
Credit Hours: 3
Methods of teaching sport skills in a variety of sports. The purpose is to promote athletes' growth, development, and learning in all areas of sports. A study of the trends and issues related to the development and maintenance of athletic abilities in a variety of sports.
Students must choose two of the following courses. Other elective courses may be selected at the discretion of the department's Graduate Committee.
Duration: 7 Weeks weeks
Credit Hours: 3
An examination of the history, theories, principles and practices in school administration.
Duration: 7 Weeks weeks
Credit Hours: 3
An exploration of the need for presenting factual information and communication through collaboration with all school and community stakeholders.
Duration: 7 Weeks weeks
Credit Hours: 3
Legal regulations as they relate to the administration of public schools.
Duration: 7 Weeks weeks
Credit Hours: 3
This course will address facilities, finance, resource allocations, resource management, and technology for the principal.

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