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This program is a 36 hour master’s degree to be completed over a two-year cycle. The program consists of a concentration option in either Interscholastic or Intercollegiate Athletic Administration. This program includes a four hour practicum experience in lieu of a thesis.

Online Intercollegiate Concentration

The Intercollegiate concentration in Athletic Administration is now offered completely online.*

Interscholastic Concentration

This concentration includes a combination of online and classroom experiences.

* Comprehensive examinations at the end of the program must be taken on the Clinton campus.

1. Meet all general requirements for admission to MC Graduate School.

2. GPA: earned baccalaureate from an accredited institution of higher education in Kinesiology, Education, Business, or related fields.  Minimum GPA of 2.5 on all UG work or a GPA of 3.0 on last 40 hours.

3. Standardized Tests- GRE (Verbal > 146, Quantitative > 140. or Formula Score > 715;V + Q X GPA) Praxis or NTE = passing score in specialty area or general area. GRE REQUIREMENT IS WAIVED IF UNDERGRADUATE GPA IS 3.0 OR ABOVE.

This concentration is now offered completely online.

Requirement Class Name Hours
Intercollegiate   12
HED 6500 Basis Understanding in Higher Education Administration (History & Issues) 3
HED 6501 Law & Higher Education 3
HED 6502 Finance in Higher Education 3
EDU 7530 Issues & Concepts of Personnel Management 3
Athletic Administration   24
COM 5443 or
COM 5453
Public Relations or
Public Relations in College Athletics
3
COM 5446 Media Sales 3
KIN 6110 or 6504 Research 3
KIN 6200 Societal & Ethical Trends in Athletics 3
KIN 6300 NCAA Rules & Regulations 3
KIN 6500 Athletic Administration 3
KIN 6587 Graduate Practicum 3
KIN 6999 Comprehensive Examination 0
  Elective 3
Total Hours   36
Requirement Class Name Hours
Intercollegiate   12
EDU 6520 Basics of Effective Leadership 3
EDU 7530 Issues & Concepts of Personnel Management 3
EDU 7540 Basics of School Finance & Fiscal Control of Schools 3
EEDU 7541 Legal Structures & Legal Issues Pertaining to School Operations 3
Athletic Administration   24
COM 5443 or
COM 5453
Public Relations or
Public Relations in College Athletics
3
COM 5446 Media Sales 3
KIN 6110 or 6504 Research 3
KIN 6200 Societal & Ethical Trends in Athletics 3
KIN 6300 NCAA Rules & Regulations 3
KIN 6500 Athletic Administration 3
KIN 6587 Graduate Practicum 3
KIN 6999 Comprehensive Examination 0
  Elective 3
Total Hours   36