Sports Leadership Courses

The sports leadership emphasis, designed for teachers or degree holders interested in various sports roles
in schools or higher education, will increase knowledge and skills in teaching/coaching, leadership/management, or sales/marketing.

The sports leadership strand consists of classes from the Coaching & Teaching, Leadership & Management, and the Sales & Marketing strands. You are to select three courses from one of the strands.

MASTER’S DEGREE CURRICULUM

CORE COURSES (19 Credits)

ED 622: Research in Education 3cr.
ED 623: Professional Planning & Assessment 2cr.
ED 624: Research Project Design 3cr.
ED 625: 21st Century Brain-Based Teaching & Learning 3cr.
ED 627: Research Project Implementation 2cr.
ED 632: Linking Pedagogy & Content 3cr.
ED 635: Content & Curriculum Development 3cr.
Total 19 Credits

PROFESSIONAL FIELD EMPHASIS IN SPORTS LEADERSHIP (6 Credits)

Required Course:
PE 578: Recreation and Sport Management 3cr.
Choose one of the following:
MBA 660: Legal and Ethical Environment of Business 3cr.
PE 588: Legal Aspects in Recreation & Sport 3cr.

THREE COURSES FROM ONE OF THE FOLLOWING EMPHASES (9 Credits)

COACHING AND TEACHING STRAND

ED 680: Organizational Management & Leadership in Academic Settings 3cr.
PE 550: Practicum in Teaching 3cr.
PE 584: Planning Facilities for Physical Activities 3cr.
PE 585: GS: Biomechanical Analysis 3cr.

LEADERSHIP AND MANAGEMENT STRAND

MBA 610: Interpersonal and Managerial Skills in Organizations 3cr.
MBA 651: Leadership & Team Management 3cr.
MBA 653: Human Resource Management 3cr.

SALES AND MARKETING STRAND

MBA 511: Integrated Marketing Communications 3cr.
MBA 541: Marketing Research 3cr.
MBA 607: Strategic Marketing Management 3cr.
PE 589: Sports Marketing, Promotion & Consumer 3cr.

For more information on the curriculum please check out the course descriptions located in the academic catalog.

For further insight into when courses are offered and suggested to be taken please check the following academic advising sheets:

Coaching and Teaching  Leadership and Management  Sales and Marketing

To learn more about the application and financial aid process visit frequently asked questions.

Last Modified: 10/9/17 9:02 AM