MBA - Athletic Administration

Students earning an Master of Business Administration (MBA), concentrating in Athletic Administration, are prepared for careers in the athletic industry.  This popular and continually expanding field includes management careers at the professional, interscholastic, and intercollegiate sports levels, as well as opportunities in campus recreation, community and youth sports programs, and many more management and programming careers.  The MBA emphasizes the integration of theory and practice to train current and future administrators.  Professional courses focus on the most current concerns facing business administrators including: legal issues, finance, accounting, human resources, managing change, strategic planning, and policy making.  The MBA with a concentration in Athletic Administration combines the traditional MBA training with a special focus in the field of athletic administration.  The curriculum is designed to prepare individuals for the ever-changing economic, political, legal, and marketing concerns that are part of the athletic sport industry.

All of the following courses must be completed within your first 18 credit Hours:
BA 600Research Methods in Business and Education3
BA 601Managerial Economics3
BA 602Managerial Accounting3
The following courses must be completed during the program:
BA 605Management Communications3
BA 625Global Strategic Management3
BA 643Strategic Change Management3
Please select one of the following:3
Financial Management
Financial Management in Healthcare Organizations
Additional degree requirements
BA 725Strategic Management & Leadership in Athletics3
BA 726Information Management in Athletics3
BA 727Legal Issues & Risk Management in Athletics3
BA 728Governance & Policy in Athletics3
BA 730Athletic Administration Graduate Directed Practicum3
Total Hours36