Master of Science Degree in Sport

Best 50 Master of Science Programs in Sport 2017/2018

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The MSc, or Master of Science, is a popular Master’s degree designation. Internationally recognized, the MSc is typically awarded after about five to six years of rigorous study in what is usually a science-based field.

When studying sport, students usually choose between focusing on the business and strategic elements of sports or the physiological aspects. Those studying the former typically have the potential to coach or manage professional sports organizations while the latter aid in physical training.

Master of Science Degree in Sport

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Master in Sport and Exercise Psychology

Northwest Missouri State University
Campus Full time August 2018 USA Maryville

The master’s degree in Sport and Exercise Psychology is the only program at an NCAA Division II institution in the region. This is an interdisciplinary cohort consisting of psychology, counseling, exercise sciences, and sport and exercise psychology. Northwest students apply the skills they learn in the classroom by working with athletic teams and exercisers on mental skills, confidence, self-talk and the importance of developing routines and goal setting. [+]

Master of Science Programs in Sport. The master’s degree in Sport and Exercise Psychology is the only program at an NCAA Division II institution in the region. This is an interdisciplinary cohort consisting of psychology, counseling, exercise sciences, and sport and exercise psychology. Northwest students apply the skills they learn in the classroom by working with athletic teams and exercisers on mental skills, confidence, self-talk and the importance of developing routines and goal setting. Upon completion of the program, students are prepared to apply for the Association of Applied Sport Psychology certificate. Program Requirements and Prerequisites: Apply by March 1 Overall grade point average of 3.00 or more Minimum 3.00 grade point average within major All students pursuing a graduate degree in the department must meet the general requirements of the University and specific department requirements. Department requirements to be competed in the following sequence are: In addition to applying for admission to the University, graduate students must apply for admission into the sport and exercise psychology program. Application Criteria Submission of an undergraduate transcript from an accredited college which indicates: Minimum overall grade-point average of a 3.00 or above; Minimum grade-point average in the undergraduate declared major of a3.00; Submission of Graduate Record Examination (GRE) scores to the graduate office A professional goal statement (1-2 pages about professional background, goals and reasons for seeking admission to the master’s program in sport and exercise psychology) A letter of recommendation and contact information from a professional reference. Program Requirements Degree candidacy... [-]

Master of Science in Sport Management

Cardinal Stritch University
Campus Part time September 2017 USA Milwaukee

This program is designed to prepare the student for careers in professional, collegiate, and not‐for‐profit athletics as well as wholesale/retail sporting goods, facility and event management, and health and fitness club management. [+]

This program is designed to prepare the student for careers in professional, collegiate, and not‐for‐profit athletics as well as wholesale/retail sporting goods, facility and event management, and health and fitness club management. The program can be completed in less than two years. The program offers a wide variety of courses that focus on all aspects of management in the sport industry. PROGRAM FORMAT The delivery mode for this 30 credit M.S. in Sport Management program is a face‐to‐face classroom setting in an accelerated cohort format. Each class is a three credit offering lasting eight weeks. All classes meet one night per week from 6‐10 p.m. Classes meet continuously during a 12 month period. Students are eligible to start one of these tracks at the start of the fifth course and after attending orientation. Degree Requirements Program Credits: 30 Required Courses SSM 502 Social and Historical Aspects of Sport (3 cr.) SSM 520 Sport Ethics and Leadership (3 cr.) SSM 510 Sport Organization and Management (3 cr.) SSM 512 Financial Aspects of Sport (3 cr.) SSM 536 Sport Law (3 cr.) SSM 542 Sport Facilities Management and Design (3 cr.) SSM 544 Sport Marketing (3 cr.) SSM 545 Public Relations in Sport (3 cr.) SSM 506 Contemporary Issues in Sport (3 cr.) SSM 549: Capstone: Strategic and Tactical Approaches to Sport Management (3 cr.) Required Auxiliary Courses: none Additional Information ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS To qualify for admission to this program, students must have: A bachelor's degree from a regionally‐accredited college or university.... [-]

MSc Sports Therapy

Leeds Beckett University
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2  September 2017 United Kingdom Leeds + 1 more

You will study the theories which underpin the practical application of sports therapy. You will have access to the University's specialist resources and be able to draw on the considerable expertise of our sport and health academics to further hone your expertise. [+]

Master of Science Programs in Sport. Practising in the dynamic field of specialist sports care, you could find yourself working with elite athletes or have the opportunity to start your own sports therapy business. You will study the theories which underpin the practical application of sports therapy. You will have access to the University's specialist resources and be able to draw on the considerable expertise of our sport and health academics to further hone your expertise. You will have the opportunity to apply your knowledge and sharpen your practical skills on several placements. You could refine your expertise in the assessment, treatment and management of injuries working in a private practice, with the University?s sports teams or with elite-level athletes and professional sports clubs. Accredited by The Society of Sports Therapists, upon completion of this course you will be able to apply for membership (insured) status of the society. University Sport At our University we're passionate about sport. There's a huge range of sports and activities for you to get involved in, including more than 40 sports clubs. If you'd like to find out more about what we have to offer - including our Carnegie Sports Scholarship Scheme - take a look at our University Sport website. ENTRY REQUIREMENTS Applicants should either have at least a second class honours degree in the cognate subjects of Physiotherapy, Sports Science, Sport and Exercise Science or Sports Therapy, at least a second class honours degree in a non-cognate subject supported by evidence of... [-]

Master of Science in Sports and Event Management

University of Southern Denmark
Campus Full time September 2017 Denmark Esbjerg

The MSc in Economics and Business Administration profile in Sports and Event Management gives you competences on a high academic level within... [+]

Master in Economics and Business Administration - Sports and Event Management (MSc) Do you want to manage companies in the sports and event sector? This programme gives you competences that enable you to become such a manager.The MSc in Economics and Business Administration profile in Sports and Event Management gives you competences on a high academic level within organization and marketing. The focus lies on issues that are especially relevant for companies in the sports and event sector. The profile is offered at Campus Esbjerg.The profile concerns itself with the entertainment markets, and how they interact with the sports and event sector. Other marketing issues are strategy and competition. The organizational subjects are governance in sports companies, project management and innovation management. In addition, you get methodological skills in qualitative as well as in qualitative research. Further, you can choose between electives offered especially for this programme as well as electives from other master studies offered at Campus Esbjerg.The profile runs in eight quarters. In the courses, you will work with projects, in groups and have lectures. The group of students in the courses is normally a size allowing interaction with the professor lecturing as well as discussions among the students. This enlarges the size of the active vocabulary which you can later use in discussing issues related to these fields as a part of your job.The courses on the profile are taught in English. You can, however, do exams including your master thesis in Danish provided the teacher is... [-]

Master of Science in Exercise and Sport Studies – General (MS)

William Paterson University of New Jersey
Campus Full time September 2017 USA Wayne

Offered through the Department of Kinesiology, the Master of Science in Exercise and Sport Studies is designed for working professionals with an undergraduate degree in exercise science, kinesiology, physical education, or a related subject. Through this program, you will gain relevant and practical knowledge, strategic and critical thinking abilities, and specific skills that are immediately transferable to today’s job market. The program is... [+]

Master of Science Programs in Sport. William Paterson University in New Jersey invites you to meet with  Amo- Augustus Kubeyinje, Director of Graduate Admissions and Enrollment Services during our 2017 Africa Recruitment Tour. Learn about our undergraduate and graduate degree program. Ask about available scholarship  opportunities. Abuja, Nigeria - Date:  September 22nd 2017 Lagos, Nigeria - Date:  September 26th and 27th Accra, Ghana - Date: September 28th Kumasi, Ghana - Date: September 30th Abidjan, Ivory Coast - Date:  October 1st  and 2nd Kigali, Rwanda - Date:  October 3rd Nairobi, Kenya - Date:  October 5th  and 6th Harare, Zimbabwe - Date:  October 7th Johannesburg, South Africa - Date: October 9th and 10th Master of Science in Exercise and Sport Studies – General (MS) Offered through the Department of Kinesiology, the Master of Science in Exercise and Sport Studies is designed for working professionals with an undergraduate degree in exercise science, kinesiology, physical education, or a related subject. Through this program, you will gain relevant and practical knowledge, strategic and critical thinking abilities, and specific skills that are immediately transferable to today’s job market. The program is ideally suited for physical education teachers, exercise physiologists, athletic trainers, kinesiologists, public health professionals, and nutritionists, as well as professionals in other areas of health and kinesiology. Admission Requirements In addition to the University’s admission requirements: Undergraduate bachelor’s degree with a major in exercise science, human performance, kinesiology, physical education, or the equivalent. Prerequisite classes will be assigned if the undergraduate degree is not in... [-]

MS in Recreation Management and Therapeutic Recreation

University of Wisconsin La Crosse
Campus Full time 1 - 2  September 2017 USA La Crosse

The Master of Science in Recreation Management is a multidisciplinary program of advanced study designed to prepare graduates for careers in the public, private non-profit, and the commercial sectors of the recreation profession. The Master of Science in Therapeutic Recreation is a comprehensive program of study designed to prepare graduates for careers in the multifaceted field of therapeutic recreation... [+]

Recreation Management The Master of Science in Recreation Management is a multidisciplinary program of advanced study designed to prepare graduates for careers in the public, private non-profit, and the commercial sectors of the recreation profession. With three curricular options (thesis, graduate project, or internship), the program serves both students with extensive recreation backgrounds and students who are looking to a masters program as their gateway into the recreation field. Curriculum Recreation Management at UWL offers a 30-credit program leading to a Masters of Science degree. Admission Requirements The program welcomes students without an undergraduate degree in Recreation, but some prerequisite courses may be required. Students may take deficiency courses prior to beginning the graduate program or they may begin the program and take the courses within the first two semesters of their graduate program. Therapeutic Recreation The Master of Science in Therapeutic Recreation is a comprehensive program of study designed to prepare graduates for careers in the multifaceted field of therapeutic recreation. Our dual track curriculum serves two kinds of the students, the certified therapeutic recreation specialist (CTRS) seeking advanced training in therapeutic recreation as well as the student who wants to enter the therapeutic recreation profession by completing his or her masters degree. All students completing a masters at UWL meet all criteria for sitting for the national therapeutic recreation examination. Curriculum Therapeutic Recreation at the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse offers two distinct graduate programs. One is designed for students with a bachelor’s degree in therapeutic recreation and already... [-]

MSc Sport Management

Birkbeck, University of London
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2  October 2017 United Kingdom London + 1 more

This programme is designed to give you the skills and expertise you need to compete in the sport industry and related businesses and organisations, by combining specialist teaching about the principles and practice of sport management and economics with general training in management, business organisation, strategy and research methods. [+]

Master of Science Programs in Sport. This programme is designed to give you the skills and expertise you need to compete in the sport industry and related businesses and organisations, by combining specialist teaching about the principles and practice of sport management and economics with general training in management, business organisation, strategy and research methods. It covers several key areas, such as governance and regulatory issues, with emphasis on the wider sport sector. It will help you to develop a deeper understanding of management, governance and regulatory issues within the business of sport. It is ideally suited to the needs of executives within a variety of sport organisations, such as professional sport clubs, governing bodies, media organisations, members of supporters’ organisations, and local government officials with responsibilities in the leisure field, as well as people with a general interest in the sport and media industries. Based in the School of Business, Economics and Informatics, the Department of Management is an internationally recognised centre of excellence in teaching, research and consultancy in the broad field of management. Our academic staff are active researchers as well as enthusiastic teachers, and regularly publish cutting-edge articles in the world's leading journals. We have particular research strengths in international business and strategy, the management of innovation and entrepreneurship, human resource management, corporate governance, sport management and marketing, as well as financial management and accounting. We offer students of all ages and backgrounds a chance to study either part-time or full-time in our department and to... [-]

MSc in Exercise Science

Northeastern Illinois University
Campus Part time September 2017 USA Chicago Grayslake + 1 more

The mission of the M.S. in Exercise Science program is to provide optimal education in the sciences of Human Performance and Preventive Health through currency and excellence in teaching, research, and service. The M.S. in Exercise Science is a viable option for professionals who are currently active in the health, wellness, and fitness-related professions who wish to become more effective in their career by gaining greater scientific insight into current health, fitness, and performance-related issues on concern to their students, athletes, patients, and clients. [+]

The mission of the M.S. in Exercise Science program is to provide optimal education in the sciences of Human Performance and Preventive Health through currency and excellence in teaching, research, and service. The M.S. in Exercise Science is a viable option for professionals who are currently active in the health, wellness, and fitness-related professions who wish to become more effective in their career by gaining greater scientific insight into current health, fitness, and performance-related issues on concern to their students, athletes, patients, and clients. With our night-time only classes (7:05pm to 9:45 p.m.) the M.S. in Exercise Science is a viable option for professionals who are currently active in the health, wellness, and fitness-related professions and who wish to gaining greater scientific insight into current health, fitness, and performance-related issues of concern to their students, athletes, patients, or clients. Professionals such as those in physical education, health education, and science education in the public schools; physical therapy, health and fitness club professionals, professional and school sports coaching, community health & wellness, personal training, nutrition, dietetics, gerontology, athletic training, or nursing. Program Benefits In the graduate program, students learn to understand the integrative nature of the various exercise, sport, and nutritional sciences and applies them to the clinical applications of exercise, coaching, and dietary behaviors. In the introductory courses, students learn the nature and practice of scientific inquiry and analysis in order to develop the ability to critically analyze and apply the current literature in the exercise and sport sciences. In... [-]

MSc in Strength & Conditioning (part-time)

University of Bolton
Campus Part time August 2018 United Kingdom Bolton

The MSc Strength and Conditioning is designed for individuals working in the strength and conditioning industry who wish to continue their professional development, or those wishing to increase their knowledge in preparation for a career in the field. The degree offers you a coherent balance between academic knowledge (for evidence-based practice) and professional vocational skills. The modules emphasise both the theoretical knowledge underpinning... [+]

Master of Science Programs in Sport. Strength & Conditioning - MSc part-time The MSc Strength and Conditioning is designed for individuals working in the strength and conditioning industry who wish to continue their professional development, or those wishing to increase their knowledge in preparation for a career in the field. The degree offers you a coherent balance between academic knowledge (for evidence-based practice) and professional vocational skills. The modules emphasise both the theoretical knowledge underpinning strength and conditioning and the professional skills you'll need for a successful career in this exciting industry. You will study the science and coaching of strength and conditioning by undertaking eight taught modules and a masters project. Each module builds on your undergraduate-level knowledge and makes strong links between theory and practice in areas such as biomechanics, physiology, nutrition and coaching, among others. About the course The Sport and Exercise Science group within the School of Health and Social Sciences is committed to developing the scientist practitioner and the strength and conditioning professional is a prime example of this. The course is aimed at preparing strength and conditioning coaches for a professional career in the field, underpinned with original and innovative thinking abilities and covering the competency base for the UKSCA examinations. At the moment there are no formal qualifications in strength and conditioning in the UK, although the launch of the UK Strength and Conditioning Body in May 2004 might well address this issue. Many people have taken the USA CSCS exam (www.nsca-lift.org). This... [-]

Master of Science in Exercise Science (M.S.)

SUNY Cortland
Campus Full time 3 - 4  September 2017 USA Cortland

If you have a passion for exercise and fitness or sport and athletic performance, the Master of Science in Exercise Science degree program may be for you. This degree program can prepare you for a wide diversity of careers depending on your interests and background. [+]

Learn to Use the Science Behind Exercise and Sport

If you have a passion for exercise and fitness or sport and athletic performance, the Master of Science in Exercise Science degree program may be for you. This degree program can prepare you for a wide diversity of careers depending on your interests and background. The following are some examples of positions held by graduates of the program:

Strength and Conditioning Coach Fitness Director Personal Trainer Exercise Scientist Wellness Specialist Yoga Studio Owner and Instructor Physical Education Teacher Athletic Trainer College Instructor Collegiate Track and Field/Cross Country Coach

Graduates of this degree program have worked at a variety of organizations and institutions including the U.S. Olympic Committee, USA Triathlon, the Gatorade Institute, the New York Knicks, the University of Pennsylvania, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, George Mason University, SUNY Geneseo, and SUNY Plattsburgh, among others. Graduates of the program have also gone on to medical school, doctoral study in exercise science, a certificate program in orthotics/prosthetics, or study in other health related fields.... [-]


MSc Sport and Exercise Psychology

Brunel University: College of Health and Life Sciences
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2  September 2017 United Kingdom Uxbridge + 1 more

The MSc Sport and Exercise Psychology is aimed at students who have completed a British Psychological Society (BPS) accredited undergraduate degree in psychology and who wish to specialise in sport and exercise psychology, either as researchers or practitioners... [+]

Master of Science Programs in Sport. About the Course This course runs in parallel with our MSc Sport, Health & Exercise Sciences (Sport Psychology) course and focuses on the application of psychology in the sport and exercise domain. The course is aimed at students who hold or plan to obtain Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership (GBC) of the British Psychological Society (BPS) and who wish to specialise in sport and exercise psychology, either as researchers or Health and Care Professions Council registered practitioners. Aims You will be provided with a coherent programme of study, consistent with the BPS accreditation criteria, that prepares you for Stage 2 of training to become a sport and exercise psychologist. You will extend your knowledge and understanding in the field of sport and exercise psychology. You will encounter a range of learning experiences designed to enhance critical analysis and independence of thought. You will be given grounding in research methods and data analysis that prepares you for higher research-related degrees (e.g. PhD). Special Features Highly relevant curriculum: The course content aligns with the BPS regulations and capitalises on the extensive research and consultancy expertise of the teaching team. Teaching excellence: The Sport, Health and Exercise Sciences enjoy a prominent position within the University, building upon traditions that stem from Borough Road College – the oldest teacher-training college in the British Commonwealth. We have a long-standing reputation for excellence in teaching and an impressive record of research and publication which consistently attracts high-calibre students, including high... [-]

Master in Strength and Conditioning (MSc)

Middlesex University London
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2  October 2017 United Kingdom London UK Online + 2 more

This degree is the ideal sports and exercise science route for students who aspire to work with elite athletes. Learn how to write and deliver training programmes, and monitor and feedback progress. Most professional clubs and athletes now employ a strength and conditioning coach; for example, the Premier League's compulsory requirement for football clubs to employ strength and conditioning professionals. [+]

Why study MSc Strength and Conditioning at Middlesex University? Learn from noted academics who also work with professional athletes and clubs. This course will facilitate your accreditation from relevant strength and conditioning awarding bodies (NSCA and UKSCA) and provide supervised work experience with high-level athletes (for example, in professional football, rugby, and with Olympic and Paralympic athletes). Alongside designing and implementing evidence-based, sport-specific training programmes, you will master a number of exercise techniques, including Olympic lifting, speed agility and plyometrics. You will also develop research and data analysis skills, and the ability to present findings to a team. You will gain experience as a strength and conditioning coach and scientist through our work-placement module. One of our partner organisations is Saracens Rugby Club and our facilities are housed at their nearby Allianz Park stadium where we boast world-class performance laboratories, rehabilitation units and testing facilities. You will build invaluable industry contacts and we maintain contact with many of our graduates who have gone on to work in professional sports. Course highlights - Based in London, we are surrounded by the greatest density of top sports clubs and organisations in the UK - We believe that all our graduates should be high achievers both practically and academically. As a result, we actively encourage students to publish their dissertation through peer-reviewed journals and conferences - This course will facilitate your accreditation from relevant strength and conditioning awarding bodies and provide supervised work experience with high-level athletes - The majority of our staff... [-]

Master in Sport Business Management

Wittenborg University of Applied Sciences
Campus Full time Open Enrolment Netherlands Apeldoorn Austria Vienna + 2 more

This exciting course analyses and evaluates the commercial and management forces that have contributed to the success of sport business. It offers flexibility with an innovative combination of block and online delivery, making it suitable for those working in the sports sector and recent graduates who are looking to develop their knowledge and understanding of this fast growing and important industry. [+]

This exciting course analyses and evaluates the commercial and management forces that have contributed to the success of sport business. It offers flexibility with an innovative combination of block and online delivery, making it suitable for those working in the sports sector and recent graduates who are looking to develop their knowledge and understanding of this fast growing and important industry.

Spectator and participatory sport is a global phenomenon and has recently become one of the fastest growing economic sectors for both developed and developing countries. Through engaging with and analysing the commercial, media and political drivers of change, you are able to identify the factors that have created such growth and critically discuss the implications for business, society, nation branding and identity.... [-]


Performance Analysis - MSc/PgD/PgC

Cardiff Metropolitan University
Campus Full time Part time 24 - 60  August 2018 United Kingdom Cardiff + 1 more

This programme, the first postgraduate degree in Performance Analysis in the world, is designed to meet the growing demand for performance analysis. The programme prepares skilled and experienced analysts with sound scientific principles on which to base their work. [+]

​The university has a unique Centre of Performance Analysis and leads the world in this field. This programme, the first postgraduate degree in Performance Analysis in the world, is designed to meet the growing demand for performance analysis. The programme prepares skilled and experienced analysts with sound scientific principles on which to base their work. The programme offers students the opportunity to develop their understanding of the theory behind their analyses, to gain experience of elite performance and the coaching process and feedback to enable them to apply their knowledge and skills to a variety of contexts. This programme is unique in its combination of theoretical ideas, practical experience and exposure to the growing spectrum of commercial hardware and software. Opportunities for work experience are also offered and contribute towards the degree. Employability & Careers Due to the demands of National Governing Bodies, satellite and terrestrial TV companies, soccer clubs, rugby clubs, Welsh Institute of Sport, the English Institutes (regional centres) of Sport there has been an increase in the range of career opportunities in the field of performance analysis. This programme prepares students for a range of analysis careers in the sports industry, particularly work which takes place with elite performers. Assessment: The assessment is a rich mixture of practical evidence of absorbing the content, embracing presentations, edited video, experimental essays, reports, and critical reviews. Selection Procedure: Students are normally selected on the basis of their formal application, curriculum vitae, on occasion an interview may be required. [-]

MS in Athletic Training

Chapman University
Campus Full time September 2017 USA Orange

The master of science in athletic training prepares students for a career as a certified athletic trainer. Athletic trainers (ATs) are health care professionals who collaborate with physicians to optimize activity and participation of patients and clients. [+]

Master of Science Programs in Sport. The master of science in athletic training prepares students for a career as a certified athletic trainer. Athletic trainers (ATs) are health care professionals who collaborate with physicians to optimize activity and participation of patients and clients. The services provided by ATs comprise prevention, diagnosis and intervention of emergency, acute and chronic medical conditions involving impairment, functional limitations and disabilities. Athletic training is recognized by the American Medical Association as a healthcare profession. The master of science in athletic training (MS.AT) will begin in summer 2015 and will be a full-time, cohort-model program. As a cohort-model program, admission into the MS.AT program is highly competitive and limited. This full-time, intensive program is a rich combination of didactic, hands-on clinical laboratories, and clinical fieldwork providing carefully guided clinical experiences every semester. Clinical fieldwork placements include a variety of colleges, universities, high schools and physician offices. Program at a Glance - 15 - to 20-student cohort model with entry each summer (starting 2015) - A 60-unit program designed to be completed in two years (including summer terms) with up to 14 units of coursework per semester - Classes offered on Mondays and Tuesdays only, with authentic clinical fieldwork placements during the rest of the week - Required 1200 hours of supervised clinical fieldwork placements - Program focus on Evidence-Based Practice (EBP), advanced clinical skills, and healthcare informatics and technology Admissions The MS.AT program has two routes for admission, with each route requiring the prospective student to... [-]