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Master of Science in Recreation & Sport Administration (Intercollegiate Athletic Administration Concentration)

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Advance your passion for sports with WKU's 100% online Master of Science in Recreation and Sport Administration with a concentration in Intercollegiate Athletic Administration (IAA). This is an application-based program created to prepare you for work in intercollegiate athletics and will provide you the opportunity to gain knowledge and skills through an advanced curriculum. This 33-credit hour program is designed for students interested in careers in collegiate athletic administration such as, athletic directors, compliance and eligibility, student athlete development, finance and many other administrative roles. 

Unique Benefits of WKU's IAA Program

Cohort Sequencing - The IAA program follows a cohort model which provides course sequencing to outline a sure path to degree attainment, guaranteed placement in classes, and additional admissions/registration services;

Flexibility - IAA is 100% online, which is ideal for anyone from a recent college graduate to an experienced working professional

Engaging Online Curriculum - Program utilizes emerging technology to connect students to the instructor and their cohort community. Using the most up to date online tools (Skype, Adobe Connect, Tegrity, etc.), students will have unparalleled access to the program network.

Faculty Expertise - Program courses are taught by highly experienced faculty who have both prior and current experience in the industry and want to see you succeed in intercollegiate athletic administration. Our faculty will walk you through everything from governance and compliance to ethics and morals in collegiate athletics while exposing you to real world scenarios and helping to expand your professional network.

Make an investment in yourself by making WKU a part of your future. Join us in this unique experience of the exploration of intercollegiate athletics. Don't delay! Apply today!

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 Last Modified 1/24/24