Wayne State University

Degree Requirements

Degree: Master of Arts in Sports Administration

Specialization: Interscholastic, Intercollegiate, Professional, Commercial

Requirements: A minimum of 30 credit hours are required. An Internship OR Master’s Thesis is also required.

Required Courses (24 Credits)

  • KHS 6410 - Introduction to Sports Administration 3 Cr. (Fall, Wint)
  • KHS 7581 - Sport Finance 3 Cr. (Winter)
  • KHS 6661 - Equity and Access in Sport 3 Cr. (Fall)
  • KHS 6570 - Sports Marketing 3 Cr. (Fall)
  • KHS 6660 - Risk Management in PE and Sport 3 Cr. (Fall)
  • KHS 7540 - Concepts of Supervision and Management 3 Cr. (Fall)
  • KHS 8750* - Internship KHS 6 Cr. (Fall, Spring, Winter)

Elective Courses (Select 6 credits from the following)

  • KHS 7300 - Interscholastic Athletic Directing 3 Cr. (Winter)
  • KHS 7310 - Collegiate Athletic Administration 3 Cr. (Spring)
  • KHS 6530 - Professional Sport Administration 3 Cr. (Winter)
  • KIN 5510 - Principles of Coaching 3 Cr. (Spring)
  • KHS 6531 - Sport Event Management 3 Cr. (Spring)
  • KHS 6560 - Media Design and Communication 3 Cr. (Spring)
  • KHS 6750* - Clinical Experience in KHS 1 - 3 Cr. (Fall, Spring, Winter)

Total Program Requirements: 30 Credit Hours

Note: Course selections and substitutions must be approved in writing by the student's advisor.

*Special permission required; see your advisor

 

Course Offerings By Semester:

Fall

  • KIN 6410 Introduction to Sports Administration
  • KHS 6661 Equity and Access in Sport                         
  • KHS 6570 Sports Marketing                                       
  • KHS 6660 Risk Management in PE and Sport
  • KHS 8750 Internship in KHS
  • KHS 6750 Clinical Experience in KHS

Winter

  • KHS 7581 Sport Finance
  • KHS 7540 Concepts of Supervision and Management
  • KHS 7300 Interscholastic Athletic Directing
  • KHS 6540 Professional Sport Administration
  • KHS 8750 Internship in KHS
  • KHS 6750 Clinical Experience in KHS

Spring/Summer

  • KHS 7310 Collegiate Athletic Administration             
  • KIN 5510 Principles of Coaching                                           
  • KHS 6540 Sport Event Management               
  • KHS 6560 Media Design and Communication
  • KHS 8750 Internship in KHS
  • KHS 6750 Clinical Experience in KHS

Graduation

One of the last steps you need to take before receiving your degree or certificate is to apply for graduation. Applications for graduate degrees must be made not later than the fourth week of classes for the semester in which degree or certificate requirements are to be completed. Graduation deadline dates for the semester in which candidates are completing doctoral degree requirements are issued on receipt of the application by the Graduate Education Office. You must apply for graduation in Pipeline and for additional graduation information visit Degrees and Graduation.