The Master of Education in Athletic Administration is a 36-credit program designed for students interested in careers such as Director of Athletics, Athletic Administration, College Athletics, High School Athletics, and Media Relations in Athletics. The program of study addresses the knowledge and skills in the philosophies in sport as well as all aspects of athletic administration including legal, financial, marketing, management and concepts and issues affecting all levels of athletic administration.
This program is based on the belief that learning leads to change, and individuals with the ability to learn and evolve continuously will be successful as leaders or managers in the dynamic environment of the sport athletic industry. The application of the course content is tailored to the intercollegiate and the interscholastic segment of the athletic industry that interests each participant.
Note: The Athletic Administration program is NOT linked to Massachusetts teacher licensure.
Upon completion of the program students will:
• Apply administrative skills in an internship or research skills in a capstone project.
• Articulate a leadership theory for application to the professional world.
Program of Study
MAA 510 Management and Leadership in Sport and Athletic Administration 3 cr.
MAA 515 Application of Marketing Principles in Sport and Athletic Administration 3 cr.
MAA 520 Legal Issues in Sport and Athletic Administration 3 cr.
MAA 532A Concepts and Issues in Athletic Administration for Secondary Schools 3 cr.
MAA 532B Concepts and Issues in Athletic Administration for College Level 3 cr.
MAA 565 Financial Issues in Sport and Athletic Administration 3 cr.
MAA 570 Communication in Sport 3 cr.
MAA 582 Research Methods in Sport and Athletic Administration 3 cr.
MAA 585 Sport and Management Administration Event Planning 3 cr.
MAA 587 Facilities, Design, and Construction 3 cr.
MAA 588A/B Athletic Administration Practicum
MAA 590A/B Athletic Administration
Capstone, I and II 6 cr.
Total degree requirements: 36 cr.
Endicott College is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges.