MS in Sport Administration

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Master of Science in Sport Administration (MSA)

The Master of Science in Sport Administration program at DSU @ Wilmington prepares sport, recreational and fitness professionals for advanced responsibilities within sport and sport-related organizations.

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The highly-flexible, accelerated program gives graduates the business savvy needed for a career in sport administration. The program:

  • Is customizable to fit the interests of students
  • Offers classes taught by full-time professors holding doctoral degrees
  • Offers the same tuition both in-state and out-of-state
  • Features dedicated professors who make time for their students

Class Schedule 

  • Accelerated (12 months) 
  • Two accelerated evening classes held Mondays from 5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
  • Offers one weekly online course throughout the semester

Program Director

Jan Blade, Ed.D.
Director of Sport Administration 

Core Courses  


  • Sport Management
  • Financial Aspects of Sport
  • Sport in Society


  • Introduction to Research Methods and Statistics
  • Sport Marketing
  • Legal Issues in Sport


  • Sport Facility Design and Management
  • Current Trends and Issues in Sport
  • Internship in Sport Administration 

Cost Per Credit   

  • $425 (In-State and Out-of-State)


  • GRE or GMAT
  • Three recommendations