Sport and Fitness Management (Master of Applied Science, M.A.S.)
Dr. Justin Kraft, Program Director
The Sport and Fitness Management graduate program is a comprehensive Masters of Applied Science degree that prepares students for the careers that lead to managerial and administrative positions in sport and fitness management. We provide applied learning experiences, inspire/develop critical thinking, and educate students about leadership, management, and ethical decision making within the Sport and Fitness Industry. Graduates of the MAS Sport and Fitness Management program are well prepared for leadership positions and careers in facility and event management, college athletics, professional sports organizations, non-profit agencies, public/private/corporate fitness facilities, cardiac rehabilitation and community based/amateur athletic programs.
- Submission of application for admission to the MWSU Graduate School.
- Completion of an undergraduate degree in Health, Sport Management, or a closely related discipline.
- Minimum undergraduate GPA of 2.75.
- Application essay stating career goals and how this program fits into those goals.
- One letter of reference from an academic source.
- Applications are reviewed and approved by the MAS Sport & Fitness Management Graduate Admission Committee.
|MGT 603||Organizational Theory||3|
|or MGT 604||Organizational Behavior Management|
|Communication Skills - Select two courses from the following (6 credits)||6|
|Proposal and Grant Writing|
|Writing for Management and Supervision|
|Multilingual Graduate Writing|
|Technical Communications Theory and Practice|
|Professional Skills - Select two courses from the following (6 credits)||6|
|Social Media Branding|
|Technical Analysis for Decision Making|
|Foundations of Professional Ethics|
|SFM 525||Legal Aspects of Sport and Fitness||3|
|SFM 542||Facilities and Design Management||3|
|SFM 610||Leadership and Effectiveness in Sport and Fitness Management||3|
|SFM 651||Research Methods||3|
|or SFM 655||Thesis|
|Total Credit Hours||30-33|
- Filing an approved Application for Graduation.
- Satisfactory completion of all required coursework as listed on the approved Program of Study.
- Earn a minimum overall GPA of 3.0, with no more than 6 credit hours of C in all required coursework.
- Official approval of required Master Educator Experience (or capstone).