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Master of Arts in Kinesiology & Sport Science / Sport Management

Program Details

The online Master of Arts (M.A.) in Kinesiology & Sport Management (KSM) with a specialization in Sport Management is a 33 credit hour degree program designed to provide expertise in the business of sport. There is a growing demand for a master's degree in Sport Management for coaches, athletic directors, licensed teachers, and sport administrators within the state of South Dakota as well as neighboring states.

The curriculum will be designed to accommodate the adult learner/working professional. Students will have the option to enroll part-time and progress through to graduation within 24 months and/or full-time and complete the program within 14 months.


  • One official transcript verifying receipt of an undergraduate degree and previous graduate credit earned
  • Three letters of recommendation from academic professors who can attest to scholarly abilities. At least two letters must be from non-KSM faculty.
  • Letter of Recommendation Form
  • Statement of Purpose

Accreditation & Licensing

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission