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Master of Education / Sports Management

Program Details

The Master of Education (MEd) 30 credit program is suited to students who want to combine a strong understanding of current theory and practice in education and/or organizational leadership with their personal needs and career focus. The Master of Education also provides students with the foundational knowledge and skills necessary for doctoral level study. Northcentral offers a standard MEd track with 13 specializations and an accelerated track with 2 specializations designed to be completed in only one year. (The PK-12 Principal Leadership specialization that prepares candidates to meet Arizona State certification requirements requires an additional 6 credit hours).

Athletic administration and coaching are both growing professional disciplines. The Master of Education in Sports Management is designed to enhance your leadership skills, strengthen your teaching and administrative abilities and help you apply ethics and values in the direction of an athletic program. 

Throughout this program, you will explore practical and successful administrative strategies, and examine all facets of administering an athletic program, such as leadership, legal aspects, financial analysis, marketing, sports governance, events and facilities management, and ethics. Courses will have a contemporary focus and address current problems and opportunities related to the context area. The curriculum is taught by experienced professionals who have had many years of successful athletic administration experience at the high school level, and emphasizes application through the incorporation and the Applied Experiential Learning model, and a One-to-One approach to faculty-student interaction and teaching.

Requirements

  • Admission to the Master of Education program requires a conferred post-baccalaureate master’s degree and/or doctoral degree from a regionally or nationally accredited academic institution
  • Send your official transcripts from other schools you attended

Accreditation & Licensing

Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Senior College and University Commission

Restrictions

This degree is not authorized for residents of Arkansas.