East Central University

Master of Education in Sports Administration


1100 E 14th St

Ada, OK 74820

United States

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Master of Education in Sports Administration

Format: Online

Program Description:

Prepare for leadership roles in sports management in the online Master of Education in Sports Administration program at East Central University. The program is aligned to the standards of the National Association for Sport and Physical Education standards (NASPE) and the North American Society for Sport Management (NASSM). Study where and when it’s best for you, and graduate within a year.

Topics of study

Facility management
Legal aspects of sports
Sports ethics
Event management
American society and sports

You’ll also complete a 100-hour practicum to gain valuable experience.  

By graduation, you can:

Plan, organize, lead and evaluate the goals of sports organizations
Develop strategic plans and allocate resources
Conduct sports-management research
Apply various areas of law to the sports industry, understand the court system and how legal issues are decided, sex discrimination issues and collective bargaining agreements as a component of labor law.
Use marketing concepts and product orientation and know the process of the sports-marketing planning model
Understand factors that shape sport in a culture and why business is involved in sports
Develop an organizational budget, use the principles of fundraising and accounting procedures as a tool in finance
Establish a code of professional ethics
Use mass communications and the mass media industry and understand how business decisions are made

Graduates of the Sports Administration program take on roles in sports management such as coaches, directors and event coordinators.


North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

Facts & Figures

Classification: Master's College or University I

Locale: Remote Town

Size & Settings: 3,000-5,999

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