Master of Science in Sports Administration – Native American Leadership Online

Prepare to develop sports programs within a tribal nation with a focus on related Native American history and current events with this online M.S. in Sports Administration – Native American Leadership program.

Next Apply Date: 8/5/24
Next Class Start Date: 8/19/24
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Program Overview

Discover why our online Native American leadership program stands out

This online Native American Leadership degree from Southeastern Oklahoma State University covers areas such as economic development, health and education, social services, culture and language, and tribal governance. The course curriculum provides students with a broad range of knowledge on topics that relate to Native Americans and their communities.

In addition to core coursework that includes subjects such as sports administration, finances and fundraising, this program offers additional coursework that includes Ethnohistory (the study of ethnographic cultures and indigenous customs by examining historical records) and current topics in Indian Country.

Areas such as economic development, health and education, social services, culture and language, and tribal governance will be studied to provide students with a broad range of knowledge as the topics relate to them or their communities.

As a graduate of this M.S. in Sports Administration – Native American Leadership online program, you will be prepared for roles in sports administration within tribal nations, such as:

  • Sports Coach
  • Physical Education Department Head
  • Athletic Programs Administrator
  • Director of Fitness Facilities
  • Sports Coach
  • Physical Education Department Head
  • Athletic Programs Administrator
  • Director of Fitness Facilities

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

Learn more about our affordable tuition

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 Darin Grover

"You will only get out of these classes what you put into them. Your instructors will give you the information necessary to better yourself. Use it!"

Darin Grover, Head Women's Basketball Coach and KIN Instructor

Calendar

Know our application deadlines and course schedules

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 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 8/5/24
Class Starts 8/19/24

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Admissions

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Southeastern Oklahoma State University's online M.S. in Sports Administration – Native American Leadership online 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

Explore these unique online sports administration classes

For the M.S. in Sports Administration – Native American 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
The course examines issues that directly impact the daily operations of tribal governments and the tribal members of those governments. The course will highlight areas from a broad range of topics with the understanding that these topics of interest are constantly changing and developing.
Duration: 7 Weeks weeks
Credit Hours: 3
This course focuses on historical and contemporary developments in Indigenous Native American and Alaskan Native education policy within the United States; and the results of governmental education policy and law on Indigenous peoples. The course includes historical perspective on North American Indigenous education prior to the arrival of Spanish, British, French, and other European influences and will give careful examination to U.S. Federal "American Indian Education" legislation and policies.
Duration: 7 Weeks weeks
Credit Hours: 3
This course examines the history of Native peoples through the lens of land, agency, sovereignty, language, and aesthetic. Students will use historical records, and source materials such as maps, music, paintings, photography, folklore, oral tradition, archaeological materials, museum collections, enduring customs, language, and place names to perform multidisciplinary, qualitative research.

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