Western Kentucky University

College of Health and Human Services

Recreation and Sports Administration



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

MS - Recreation & Sport Administration

Format: Online

Program Description:

This program is designed to prepare professional Recreation and Sport Administration practitioners for a wide range of occupations. Three concentrations areas are available: General (on-campus): The General concentration provides opportunity for study in a specialized area of recreation, knowledge of research procedures, and academic background for students planning to pursue doctoral study. Athletic Administration & Coaching (online): The Athletic Administration and Coaching concentration provides an opportunity for persons interested in Athletic Administration to gain knowledge, research and experience in this dynamic area. Event & Facility Management (online): Numerous professional organizations emphasize trainings and certifications in facility and event management for their members. These offerings can include aquatic management, crowd control, playground safety, accessibility, risk management, construction standards, turf management, emergency action planning, green design and sustainability, and many more. This program is designed to prepare recreation and sport professionals with qualifications and skills to do just that. The program includes thesis and non-thesis options. Candidates are encouraged to write a thesis.


National Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association (NIAAA)

International Student Requirements:

International applicats must also meet the language requirement (IELTS or TOEFL).

Facts & Figures

# of Credits Required: 33

Average Cost per Credit (Graduate): http://www.wku.edu/bursar/tuition_fees_current.php USD

Classification: Master's College or University I

Locale: Small City

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