Canisius College

School of Education and Human Services

MS Sport Administration


2001 Main Street

Buffalo, NY 14208

United States





Program Information

Degrees Offered:

M.S. in Sport Administration

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The Canisius College Master’s in Sport Administration will prepare you for  careers in intercollegiate athletics, amateur or professional sports, sports marketing or event and facility management.

The program's flexible curriculum is offered on campus with online course options and emphasizes emerging sports industry trends, contemporary communications skills and innovative technologies used in sport administration. Coursework teamed with internships, travel abroad opportunities and industry events give you a broad education in business and leadership skills essential in the global sports industry.

Recognized as one of the top sports programs in the world, the Canisius College Master's in Sport Administration program provides internship opportunities through a large network of alumni and placements. The program offers three start terms (fall, spring and summer) to fit your schedule. 

Program Highlights • Approved by the North American Society for Sport Management • Learn from current leaders in the sport industry with real-world experience. • Gain valuable industry experience through internships, industry case studies, distinguished guest lectures, and trips to conferences. • Choose from specializations including professional sport, intercollegiate athletics, and sport event management. • Partner with the community through MSA Cares, our vibrant community service program. • Intern in the sport industry during our program’s capstone experience, anywhere in the United States or even internationally. • Study in a major league city with an array of professional sport opportunities. • Complete your degree in just two years. • Join our network of 400 alumni that connects internship and job opportunities with sport organizations and agencies across the nation.


The program is approved by the North American Society of Sport Management (NASSM).

International Student Requirements:

Canadian and other international applicants must provide a completed Certification of Finances Form. International students who have completed university coursework outside the U.S. and Canada are required to have their transcripts and degrees evaluated by a foreign credential evaluation service such as World Education Services (WES) TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) score, IELTS (International English Language Testing System) score, or a CAEL (Canadian Academic English Language) score. TOEFL: 79 IBT or 550 PBT IELTS: 6.5 overall CAEL: 70 overall

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: Yes

International Financial Aid: No

# of Credits Required: 42

Average Cost per Credit (Graduate): $819 USD

Classification: Master's College or University I

Locale: Large City

Size & Settings: 3,000-5,999

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