Northwestern State University of Louisiana

Northwestern State University of Louisiana

Master of Science in Health & Human Performance

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Master of Science in Health & Human Performance

Format: Online

Program Description:

Overview Sport Administration is an interdisciplinary concentration that includes business related courses such as Budgeting, Microcomputer Applications, Human Resource Management, Sport Marketing and Public Relations. It is designed to prepare professionals for administration in sport and fitness settings. Many students in the program apply for Graduate Assistantships that provide quality experience outside the classroom. Program Objectives Sport Administration is a 33 semester hour degree designed for the professional who would like to improve their effectiveness in the management of sport-related programs. This unique non-traditional degree program compliments the career aspiration of athletic administrators, recreation sport specialists, facility managers, sports information directors, sport business personnel, coaches, and major and minor professional league personnel. Degree Requirements: Foundation: 9 Hours HP 5020 - Research in Human Performance HP 5000 - Statistics for Health & Human Performance HP 5150 - Sociology of Sport Emphasis Area: 18 Hours HP 5120 - Sport Marketing and Promotion HP 5130 - Governing Agencies and Ethnical Principles in Sport HP 5160 - Sports Law HP 5190 - Resource Management in Sport HP 5220 - Budgeting and Planning For Sport Seminars in Sport Administration A minimum of three one-hour seminars must be completed: HP 5510 - Technology in Sport Settings HP 5520 - Current Topics in Sport HP 5530 - Facility and Event Planning HP 5590 - Pre-Internship (required) Application: 6 Hours HP 5690 - Research Project HP 5990 - Internship in Sport Administration Continued on page 2 Northwestern State University is a member of the University of Louisiana System

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Classification: Master's College or University I

Locale: Remote Town

Size & Settings: 6,000-9,999

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