Master of Science Administration (M.S.A.)

Online M.S.A. in Sport Administration

Apply your passion for sports to a rewarding and competitive career.

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Compete for the leadership role you want with in-demand sport analytics skills.
Small class sizes allow for one-on-one attention from educators to ensure you gain the knowledge and skills it takes for success in the sport industry.
Study a sport analytics textbook authored by Professor Gil Fried.

Sport Administration, M.S.A. Overview

Build a rewarding career in a field you’re passionate about with the online Master of Science in Administration: Sport Administration from the University of West Florida. This program delivers the expert-level skills needed for utilizing sport analytics to generate optimal results for your organization. As you complete your master’s degree, you’ll explore the analytical side of sport finance, ticket pricing and sport gambling while learning to communicate analytical data professionally and make effective managerial decisions.

UWF is committed to providing every student with a high-quality education. Courses for the online M.S.A. in Sport Administration program are taught by faculty who are driven to help you find internship placements through their connections in the sport industry. The department chair, Professor Gil Fried, created some of the top graduate programs for the University of San Francisco, Columbia and the University of New Haven before launching this online sport administration master’s program. Professor Fried also authored the sport analytics textbook used for the program.

Additionally, the curriculum offers courses from the College of Business, the Hal Marcus College of Science and Engineering (HMCSE) and the College of Education and Professional Studies (CEPS) to ensure you gain a well-rounded perspective you can apply to the industry.

Candidates for This Program Include:

  • Experienced athletes and coaches who want to pursue leadership and administration roles in the sport industry
  • Individuals seeking a sport administration degree that offers specialized skills in sport analytics
  • Those who are passionate about sports and are seeking a career in coaching, marketing, ticketing, venue management or player relations

Complete the Degree So You Can:

  • Analyze effective leadership and management strategies to run sport organizations
  • Demonstrate how data impacts most sport business decisions
  • Apply theory and skills learned in the program to a real-life setting
  • Analyze how technology is changing the nature of the sport industry
  • Apply effective communication skills that are appropriate for sport management practice
  • Apply ethical judgment and analysis to managerial decisions made in the sport industry