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2021-2022 EIU Graduate Catalog 
2021-2022 EIU Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Sports Administration

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Program Mission: This graduate program offered by the Department of Kinesiology, Sport, and Recreation provides advanced course work and training in the area of sports administration. The program in sports administration is designed to prepare students for leadership and supervisory positions within school, recreation, and commercial sports programs.

Admission Requirements: To be eligible for degree candidacy, applicants must meet all of the requirements for admission to the Graduate School (see “Admission to Graduate Degree and Certificate Programs”).  Additional requirements include an undergraduate GPA of 3.0 with a Kinesiology or related field focus, three letters of recommendation, a resume, and a statement of purpose. KSR 4760, KSR 4764, and KSR 4765 or equivalents are required for admission to the program.


Degree Audit: The graduate plan of study is the EIU Degree Audit, which is generated automatically at the time of degree or certificate candidacy. Modifications of the standard EIU Degree Audit are submitted by the graduate coordinator to the certification officer in the Graduate School at the time modifications are approved. The Degree Audit serves as an unofficial summary of requirements for the program. Degree and certificate candidates are advised to review the comprehensive summary of the Degree Audit process specified on the “Requirements for All Degree and Certificate Candidates” section of the Graduate Catalog. Individual programs may require candidates to submit plans of study in addition to the Degree Audit, candidates should consult with the program coordinator.


Degree Requirements

Degree requirements include those outlined for the master’s degree by the Graduate School (see “Requirements for the Master’s Degree”)

Curriculum for the Master of Science in Sports Administration

Total Credits: 33

Graduate Assistantships

Information on graduate assistantships may be obtained at www.eiu.edu/kssgrad/ or by contacting the Coordinator of Graduate Studies or Chair, Kinesiology, Sport, and Recreation, 2504 Lantz, EIU.

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