Millersville University offers the M.Ed. in sport management, with specialty concentrations in athletic coaching and athletic management. Designed to meet the needs of full-time students as well as working professionals, this program is ideal for individuals involved in the management of professional sport industries, commercial and community recreation, sport facilities, fitness clubs and related enterprises. Studies are interdisciplinary, drawing on expertise in sport science, educational theory and research.
- Sports Organizational Management
- College Coaching
- Campus Recreation
- Facility/Game Day Operations
- Community Recreation
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Delivering winning outcomes at Millersville University
"My master’s degree from Millersville University has provided me with the tools to succeed in the growing field of sport and coaching education. The classroom projects, experiences and the faculty and staff have given me an education and connections that has allowed me to stand out from the crowd. I highly recommend the Millersville University Sport Management program."
Director of Coaching Education
United States Olympic Committee
"The Millersville University Sport Management Program is the ideal choice for anyone looking to enter the sports industry. Millersville has an excellent faculty, strong curriculum and a deep network of alumni. Earning my master's degree from Millersville was the best decision I could have made. I would highly recommend this program to anyone looking to make an impact in the sports industry."
Head Coach of Womens Field Hockey
Bryn Mawr College
"Millersville University was a great place for me to gain valuable experience in both the class room and the field of sports management through my Graduate Assistant position with Campus Recreation. The professors are very knowledgeable, personable and always willing to help. The Sport Management program at Millersville University has provided me with the knowledge, experience and confidence needed to be successful in my profession"
Assistant Director of Programs for Campus Recreation
"Millersville University’s Sport Management graduate program was the first stepping stone in building my career. The faculty members are motivated, passionate and dedicated. Class content is specific to sport, really honing in on the skills necessary to succeed and perform at a quality level. I can say with certainty that this degree was crucial in helping me obtain all of my professional goals."
Director of Sports Services
Lancaster Recreation Commission
FALL 2013 Class Schedule
WSSD 605: Sport and the Law
Meeting Dates: Sundays 1-5pm; August 25; September 8, 15, 22, 29; October 6, 20
WSSD 604: Facilities and Event Management (Partially Online)
Face to Face Meetings: Sundays 1-5pm; October 27 and December 15
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Cohort Terms and Conditions
The M.Ed. in sport Management cohort program takes two-years, beginning in fall 2013 and finishing in summer 2015, with a planned graduation at the end of summer 2015. The program is a mix of blended, face-to-face and fully online courses. All face-to-face and blended courses will meet on the weekend at the PASSHE Multi-University Center in Center City at Mellon Independence Center on Market Street. Students will take two accelerated (7-weeks) courses per semester. The program will feature our regular full-time faculty who will be working closely with the cohort students throughout the program in a small learning community in the range of 15 - 20 students.
Admission materials for the M.Ed. in Sport Management program may be submitted on a rolling basis, although the University highly recommends allowing six weeks for application processing. The College of Graduate and Professional Studies will continue adding students to the 2013 Fall Cohort up to a maximum of 20 students.
Steps to apply for admission to the M.Ed. in Sports Management program:
- Signed Signature page—To reserve your spot in the fall 2013 cohort for the M.Ed. in Sport Management, please complete and submit this signed signature page.
- Application for Admission - Official application form for admission into Millersville University Graduate Studies. Applicants to all degree and certification programs use this application form. Must include $40 application fee. Click here to complete the online application.
- Letters of Recommendation—Three (3) recommendation forms, preferably from a supervisor or faculty member familiar with your work and academic background, are required with application for admission. When you complete the online application you will have an opportunity to send your references in electronic form.
- Academic and Professional Goals Statement—A signed academic and professional goals statement (approximately 300 words) is required with application for admission. The statement should include experiences which have influenced your decision to pursue post-baccalaureate studies and a self-assessment of your potential for advanced study and service.
- Transcripts—One (1) official transcript of baccalaureate and graduate work completed at all colleges or universities you have attended. Transcripts must bear the official institutional seal and be contained in a sealed institutional envelope. Millersville University graduates need not request a transcript.
- Test Scores— If your undergraduate grade point average (GPA) was below 3.0, you are required to either take the GRE/MAT/GMAT exam or you may opt for a face to face interview and writing sample. The computerized MAT is administered on a weekly basis by the Millersville University Test Center.
Call Dr. Angela Tekely at 717-871-2053 or e-mail Angela.Tekely@millersville.edu