Master Program in Sports Science

Best 26 Master Degrees in Sports Science 2017

Sports Science

Master-level studies involve specialized study in a field of research or an area of professional practice. Earning a master’s degree demonstrates a higher level of mastery of the subject. Earning a master’s degree can take anywhere from a year to three or four years. Before you can graduate, you usually must write and defend a thesis, a long paper that is the culmination of your specialized research.

The study of sports science may help students prepare for a variety of careers in the coaching, management or scientific analysis of sports. There are also jobs available in this field in physical education or fitness management.

Master's Program in Sports Science

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Master in Physical Education and Sport

Charles University Faculty of Physical Education and Sport
Campus Full time October 2017 Czech Republic Prague

In compliance with the standards of the European (EHEA) framework of qualifications and the Dublin learning outcomes, the graduate from the Follow-up Master Study Programme in Physical Education and Sport has gained the academic qualification and shown sound theoretical, methodological, and didactic knowledge of the study branch. [+]

Master's Degrees in Sports Science. In compliance with the standards of the European (EHEA) framework of qualifications and the Dublin learning outcomes, the graduate from the Follow-up Master Study Programme in Physical Education and Sport has gained the academic qualification and shown sound theoretical, methodological, and didactic knowledge of the study branch. The gained knowledge of the latest findings in the study branch qualifies him/her for an adequate use of the knowledge as well as for further development in pedagogical, professional, and research activities. The graduate is able to solve problems efficiently in a new or unknown environment, too. He/she is able to present outcomes of pedagogical decisions and scientific and professional activities to both the public and specialists. He/she is able to effectively associate the knowledge and competencies in a broader context as well as in the environment with incomplete or reduced information, and to apply them in compliance with social and ethical principles. The graduate can work as a sports instructor, coach, sports lecturer, organiser or manager in a sport club or organisation, in a sport facility, fitness centre, travel agency, cultural or leisure time centre, municipal or local authority, etc. He/she is also fully qualified for the job of a physical education teacher at the elementary and secondary schools and universities, and a specialist in the sport training as well. He/she has gained organisational, didactic, and methodological competencies for these jobs. The graduate is well-prepared to continue in further professional individual or institutional education. Description of the... [-]

Master of Sport Administration

Russian International Olympic University
Campus Full time 39  September 2017 Russia Sochi Moscow + 1 more

The MSA course is designed for individuals who have higher education qualifications, leadership qualities and an ambition to develop their professional expertise and make an outstanding career in sport administration. The main objective of the programme is to produce a new generation of effective sport managers with both strategic and operational skills. [+]

The MSA course is designed for individuals who have higher education qualifications, leadership qualities and an ambition to develop their professional expertise and make an outstanding career in sport administration. The main objective of the programme is to produce a new generation of effective sport managers with both strategic and operational skills. The MSA course was developed in cooperation with acclaimed university professors and sport management practitioners from across the world and obtained a license from the Federal Education and Science Supervision Agency (license No.1734 of December 18, 2012).

PROGRAMME STRENGTHS:

- international faculty including 19 world-class experts from 10 countries; - location in the host city of the 2014 Winter Olympics and Paralympics; - integration of theoretical knowledge with practical experience in managing Olympic venues; - opportunities for practical application of skills at the Olympic venues; - international group of students; - unique combination of winter and summer Olympic sports. The course is based on the rich diversity of the Olympic legacy transformed into an original and innovative educational product. Students study both general and sport specific management subjects including the international business environment, sport diplomacy, economic theory, strategic management, marketing, finance and legal regulation within the sports industry. They also learn how political institutions (governments and other public authorities) work in the sport sector. Professional management skills are polished and developed through studying sport logistics, project management, risk management, event organisation, negotiating techniques, and other subjects. The curriculum utilizes a wide range of modern educational technologies: lectures... [-]


International Master in Performance Analysis of Sport

Lithuanian Sports University
Campus Full time September 2017 Lithuania Kaunas

The "International Master in Performance Analysis of Sport” is an inter-university master course that combines three European universities: Otto von Guericke University Magdeburg (Germany), Universidade de Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro in Vila Real (Portugal), and the Lithuanian Sports University in Kaunas (Lithuania). [+]

Master's Degrees in Sports Science. PROFILE The "International Master in Performance Analysis of Sport” is an inter-university master course that combines three European universities: Otto von Guericke University Magdeburg (Germany), Universidade de Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro in Vila Real (Portugal), and the Lithuanian Sports University in Kaunas (Lithuania).The study programme is based on an intensive and applied study of scientific methodology of specific areas as well as on multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary perspectives of Sports Studies. The program is implemented using the mobility resources of the Erasmus scheme. Students will face opportunity to perform the study programme at three universities. OBJECTIVES The aim of the program is to train experts and entrepreneurs in performance analysis in sport; to offer specialized quality education meeting labour market demands in sports training area; to provide the graduates skills that are obtained from modern sources of knowledge focussed on performance analysis in sports, and is interrelated with necessary knowledge and skills to develop career in international settings both in the field of sports professionals and in recreational activities. Studies for postgraduates at Otto von Guericke University, Magdeburg, the Universidade de Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro, and Lithuanian Sports University will be based on student-centred activity, where students are responsible for managing their study process at three different countries. LEARNING OUTCOMES The graduate is expected to be able to use expert knowledge in selected areas of sport performance analysis that contribute to performance development; integrate and apply knowledge, awareness and understanding to the enhancement of athletic performance;... [-]

Masters' Degree In Physical Education "

South Ural State University
Campus Full time Part time September 2017 Russia Chelyabinsk + 1 more

The educational program "Teacher education" aimed at training qualified teachers in the field of sports education. [+]

Institute of Sport, Tourism and service SUSU magistracy 44.04.01 Teacher education training profile: Education in the field of physical culture The educational program "Teacher education" aimed at training qualified teachers in the field of sports education. Occupational activities which prepare graduates who have mastered Master's program: teaching; research and development; design; methodical; management; cultural and educational. A graduate who has mastered the graduate program must have the following professional competences: In the field of educational activities: the ability to apply modern methods and technologies of educational activities, diagnosis and evaluation of the quality of the educational process in the field of sports education; the ability to shape the educational environment and the use of professional knowledge and skills in the implementation of the tasks of innovative educational policies; the ability to lead research work of students; readiness for the development and implementation of techniques, technologies and methods of teaching, to the analysis of the results of the process of their use in organizations engaged in educational activities. In the area of ​​scientific research: the ability to analyze the results of scientific research, to apply them to solve specific research problems in the field of science and education, independently carry out scientific research; willingness to use individual creative abilities for self-solving research problems. In the area of ​​project activity: the ability to design the educational space, including the conditions for inclusion; willingness to implement pedagogical designing educational programs and individual educational routes; the ability to design the forms and methods of... [-]

Master's Degree In Sport Specialization In Sports Training

Instituto Politécnico de Santarém
Campus Full time Part time October 2017 Portugal Santarem + 1 more

The course aims to contribute to the specialized training of graduates and the development of applied research and scientific knowledge in professional sports context. [+]

Master's Degrees in Sports Science. Master in Sport Specialization in Sports Training Goals The course aims to contribute to the specialized training of graduates and the development of applied research and scientific knowledge in professional sports context. The course assumes that students should have knowledge and ability to understand at a level that holding on the knowledge obtained at the first cycle level in the areas of sports training, physical and health condition, sport and physical nature education, increase and enhance in the specialized area of ​​sport, in different specializations; and that students should know in depth the scientific area of ​​Sport and specialize their knowledge in the areas applied research, intervention and training in various fields of sport, which are the specialties applied in the main area. Duration: 2 years benefits: Accommodation and Portuguese Language Course (30 hours) Education provided in Portuguese *: Application (€ 35) Annual (2500 €) Use (35 €) Education provided in English *: Application (€ 35) Annual (3500 €) Use (35 €) * The following values ​​will be timely subject to confirmation [-]

Master in Sport Marketing and Sponsorship Online

Johan Cruyff Institute
Online Part time 13  September 2017 Spain Barcelona

In markets that are becoming increasingly more competitive, sports marketing and sponsorship have become high impact areas for business success. Consequently, the training of professionals is growing as a demand for specialists in the whole sport marketing cycle, both in business companies as well as in sport foundations, associations, federations and organizations. This Master is a demanding, rigorous and multidimensional program that delves into key marketing and sponsorship issues applied to sport. [+]

INTRODUCTION The main objective of the Master in Sport Marketing & Sponsorship is to accompany you in your development as an integral sports marketing and sponsorship professional, and train you in the use of marketing tools applied to sport to be able to recognize business opportunities, establish strategies in creative industries, anticipate changes, optimize resources and analyze information resources judiciously. ACADEMIC ITINERARY You have the option of studying the Postgraduate Diploma in Sport Marketing (27 ECTS) and the Postgraduate Diploma in Sponsorship (27 ECTS), or you can take modules of the Master separately as specialized courses. This way, you can earn credits towards obtaining the Master degree in a maximum period of 3 years from the start of the first module. This Master is for you if: You’re an (ex-)athlete and are looking for specialized education in sports marketing and sponsorship to give your professional career a boost. You work in marketing and want to deepen your skills and knowledge in marketing and sponsorship applied to sport. You wish to complete your education with a specialized postgraduate degree in sports marketing and sponsorship to create a future for yourself within the sports industry. LEARNING OUTCOMES To know the operating environment of sports organizations, functional areas and analytical tools. To understand, analyze and implement marketing and sponsorship strategies, development strategies, and the launching and positioning of new products. To make decisions relating to product, price, distribution and communication components. To understand the qualitative and quantitative analysis and diagnostic tools for sports... [-]

Master in Business Administration - Sport Business Management

Webber International University
Campus Full time 19  September 2017 USA Orlando

Due to the tremendous growth of the Sport Industry and a demand for highly trained professionals, the Webber International University Graduate School of Business is pleased to offer a concentration in the area of Sport Business Management. [+]

Master's Degrees in Sports Science. Due to the tremendous growth of the Sport Industry and a demand for highly trained professionals, the Webber International University Graduate School of Business is pleased to offer a concentration in the area of Sport Business Management. ACADEMIC REQUIREMENTS Summary of Requirements MBA610 Information Systems for Management Decisions MBA618 Financial Reporting MBA632 Global Economic Environment MBA635 Quantitative Research Methods for Business MBA640 Marketing Philosophy & Management MBA662 Financial Decision Making MBA690 Strategic Thinking in Organization Specific Sport Management Requirements MBA670 Integrative Approaches to Sporting Events MBA671 Analysis of Legal & Political Aspects of Sport Business MBA675 Management & Leadership Theory MBA677 & 678 Sport Business Management Practicum I & II: An Integrated Consulting Project Apply Webber International Univeristy encourages students to submit their applications online at www.webber.edu/apply-to.wiu/ [-]

Smilies Specialty: Sports Management And Engineering - Event Logistics And Security

University of Technology Troyes - UTT
Campus Full time 1 - 2  September 2017 France Troyes

The specialty Sport Management and Engineering - Logistics and event security (SMILES) argues that such a cross-cutting sector that sport requires the synergy of many skills, and asks that the entire sports world should benefit from the most powerful tools engineering and management. [+]

Presentation The specialty Sport Management and Engineering - Logistics and event security (SMILES) argues that such a cross-cutting sector that sport requires the synergy of many skills, and asks that the entire sports world should benefit from the most powerful tools engineering and management. Highlights An educational projects combining the management and engineering A multidisciplinary training focused on sports events Prerequisites STAPS, Sport Management, organizations, Economic and Social Administration (AES), Management, Commerce, Marketing, Logistics sporting events. educational goals The contribution of the humanities and the establishment of a project by teaching allows to train line managers and able to adapt to the evolution of a complex socio-economic and legislative environment. The originality of the SMILES specialty based on the multidisciplinary lessons centered on the theme of the sports event. Students of the SMILES training will acquire knowledge and expertise in sports event in four areas: Management: human resource management, sport structures, teamwork; Communication: communication strategy, marketing, media; Risk control: sociology of crowds, prevention / intervention regulation; Logistics: analytics, planning, scheduling. Recommended licenses Bachelors Engineering STAPS license License Management Professional objectives The pedagogical approach to training associated with a policy of partnership has allowed our students the previous promotions to find a job quickly after the graduation in areas and at levels of responsibility that match the ambitions of this specialty . The goal is to train project managers of sports events, directors of sports services or facilities or consultants through a pedagogy based on engineering science and management science. cursus... [-]

Masters Degree in Sports Science - Performance Optimisation with a Focus on Elite Sport

Mid Sweden University
Campus Part time September 2017 Sweden Östersund

Modern sports are under constant development, with factors that promote performance, leadership development, injury prevention and new training methods playing a key role. This development has increased the need for research-supported expertise. This program gives you the opportunity to work effectively within elite sport and/or progress onto further postgraduate studies in sports science. [+]

Master's Degrees in Sports Science. Modern sports are under constant development, with factors that promote performance, leadership development, injury prevention and new training methods playing a key role. This development has increased the need for research-supported expertise. This program gives you the opportunity to work effectively within elite sport and/or progress onto further postgraduate studies in sports science. The program is delivered part-time at an advanced level and focuses on performance analysis, sports physiology, elite training and coaching/leadership in the field of sports science. The program gives students the opportunity to develop and use their practical and theoretical knowledge to better handle complex situations in sport, including at the elite level. The program incorporates a number of key components which relate to the complex operations of national and international elite organizations, as well as scientific theory and methods and an independent research project. The theoretical components will be delivered online, but with complimentary on-campus meetings/seminars in Östersund. The program is run in collaboration between the Health Science Department (Sports Science program) and the Swedish Winter Sports Research Centre (SWRC). Furthermore, some aspects of the program may take place in various facilities, such as the SWRC, Östersund´s National Ski Stadium and Åre National Arena. Entry requirements A Bachelor degree with at least 180 credits, including a degree project of at least 15 credits, or an equivalent foreign degree in sports science, teacher training in sports and health, physical therapy, medicine, biology or equivalent. English course 6/English course B from Swedish Upper... [-]

MA In Psychology Of Physical Activity And Sport

UAM Universidad Autónoma de Madrid - Títulos propios
Campus Full time 18  September 2017 Spain Madrid

The main objective of the program is to train qualified specialists who can intervene effectively in sport psychologists in different contexts (sport training, sport for all, high performance sport in populations with special needs). [+]

The main objective of the program is to train qualified specialists who can intervene effectively in sport psychologists in different contexts (sport training, sport for all, high performance sport in populations with special needs). core competencies Acquire the knowledge and skills required for psychological intervention in sport. Know, select and manage technical assessment, diagnosis and psychological intervention in sport. Analyze and interpret data from investigations, reports and papers in Sports Psychology. Knowing how to find and use effectively, the relevant documentary sources in Sports Psychology. Being able to understand, design and communicate (oral and written), texts, reports, programs and projects in the field of Psychology of Physical Activity and Sport. Know how to evaluate and analyze the results and effectiveness of the actions themselves in the field of Psychology of Physical Activity and Sport. Promote and influence the health, quality of life and welfare of athletes, teams, schools and sports organizations that require their intervention. Being able to teamwork and collaboration with other professionals related to the field of Physical Activity and Sport. Acquire the skills needed to develop as a professional, knowing the framework regulating the profession and conform to ethical principles and code of ethics of psychology applied to sport. Development and maintenance of updated skills, abilities and knowledge of sports psychologist. Associates: Applied Psychology Unit CPA Sports - Faculty of Psychology Autonomous University of Madrid Ayuntamiento de Alcobendas City of San Sebastian de los Reyes City of Alcorcón Spanish Federation Badminto Spanish Wrestling Federation Spanish Canoe Federation... [-]

Master in Human Movement Sciences: Sport, Exercise and Health

Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
Campus Full time September 2017 Netherlands Amsterdam Rotterdam + 1 more

The Master’s programme comprises two main tracks: ‘Sport’ and ‘Health’. The tracks are not strictly divided, but have some overlap. This makes it possible to... [+]

Master in Human Movement Sciences: Sport, Exercise and Health

 

From the latest developments in sports training to new approaches to rehabilitation, the Master’s in Human Movement Sciences provides state of the art insights into the ways in which motor performance can be enhanced. From biomechanics to psychology. From exercise physiology to neurorehabilitation. And from muscle function to motor development. By choosing a focus on either sports or health, you can fine-tune your own profile. With this profound background in the human movement sciences, you will be well equipped to contribute to this fascinating field of study.Are you interested in optimizing sports performance, helping people with impaired motor functioning, or gaining a fundamental understanding of how we move? Then the Master’s in Human Movement Sciences is the ideal programme for you!... [-]


Professional Master in Sport Science

Latvian Academy of Sport Education
Campus Full time September 2017 Latvia Riga

To provide professional studies in sports science in correspondence with the state economic, cultural and social needs in the context of sports science. [+]

Professional qualification to be acquired: EDUCATION AND SPORT SPECIALIST with one of the following qualifications: a sports teacher a sports senior coach, a sport manager, a recreation specialist Programme aims: To provide professional studies in sports science in correspondence with the state economic, cultural and social needs in the context of sports science. To provide professional studies based on sports science theories, corresponding to professional standard, practically applicable for education and sport specialist. Programme content: Topical problems in today’s sport theory, sport science field: professional qualification Research methods in psychology Research technology, methodology Scientifically - pedagogical lexis in foreign language Educator in today’s informative world Research structure Novelties in management theory Topical problems in today’s pedagogy Recent teaching methods Psychological theories of personality Practice in professional qualification Final examinations: Master state examination including: Integrated examination in professional qualification; Working out and defending of Master paper. Further education possibility: Academic Doctor higher education programme „SPORT SCIENCE” (code 51813) [-]

Master of Education (MEd) in Athletics / Activities Administration

William Woods University
Campus Full time 30  January 2018 USA Fulton

Leading a high-profile school athletics/activities program requires skills in facilities management, recruiting, publicity, law and much more. The William Woods University Master of Education in Athletics/Activities Administration is one of a handful of programs in the nation that trains you in these skills at all levels, from middle school through high school and collegiate. Coursework will prepare you to formulate effective practices for recruiting athletes, coaches, and officials; time management; maintaining amateurism; sports law; facilities management and scheduling; fiscal management, and public relations and marketing. [+]

Master's Degrees in Sports Science. PROGRAM ADVANTAGES At William Woods, you’ll be participating in a graduate program known for its excellence and for providing a significant number of the leaders in Missouri’s state school system. As one of these students, you will have the opportunity to learn from active practitioners in the field and make the connections you need for leadership and career growth Prepare to lead an athletics program Leading a high-profile athletics/activities program in today’s educational system is a demanding job that requires skills in facilities management, recruiting, publicity, law and much more. The William Woods University Master of Education (M.Ed.) in Athletics/Activities Administration is one of a handful of programs in the nation that trains you in these skills at all levels, from middle school through high school and collegiate. Coursework will prepare you to formulate effective practices involving program management: recruiting athletes, coaches, and officials time management maintaining amateurism sports law facilities management and scheduling fiscal management public relations and marketing of the athletics/activities program. The path to NIAAA certification The program leads to the initial certification of the National Intercollegiate Athletics Administration Association and is one of the few to be recognized by the NIAAA as meeting the educational requirements toward becoming a Registered Athletic Administrator (RAA) or a Certified Athletic Administrator (CAA). It does not meet Missouri requirements for building-level administrative certification. At William Woods, you’ll be participating in a master's program known for its excellence and for providing a significant number of the... [-]

Msc in Olympic Studies, Olympic Education, Organization and Management of Olympic Events

University of Peloponnese - International Olympic Academy in Greece
Campus Full time September 2017 Greece Athens

The Master’s Degree Programme for the Olympic Studies constitutes an innovation in the Olympic Movement at an international level. The educational programme is based on the three pillars of the Olympic Movement: Education, Sports and Culture, which constitute the foundation for Olympism and Olympic Pedagogy. [+]

The Master’s Degree Programme for the Olympic Studies constitutes an innovation in the Olympic Movement at an international level and is supported by the Olympic Solidarity (International Olympic Committee). The educational programme is based on the three pillars of the Olympic Movement: Education, Sports and Culture, which constitute the foundation for Olympism and Olympic Pedagogy. The philosophy of the programme is consistent with the values of the Olympic movement for the diffusion of the Olympic ideal worldwide, the promotion of knowledge and research in Olympic issues and global participation. The duration of the programme is three (3) semesters. Students are required to attend two semesters of lectures in Greece and the third semester is done at student’s place. Dates of Lectures in Greece: First Semester: 15/9/2016-18/11/2016 Second Semester: 6/4/2017-11/6/2017 The dates of the second semester are subject to change. The programme takes place at the facilities of the International Olympic Academy in Ancient Olympia and the facilities of the University of Peloponnese in Sparta, Greece. The presence of the students at all the lectures is mandatory and the submission of module assignments and examinations at the end of each semester as well as the dissertation project at the end of the 3rd semester will determinate the success of the participants in this programme. OBJECTIVES The promotion of knowledge and research on issues of Olympic philosophy and education, organization and management of Olympic Games, big athletic events and in general Olympic and athletic studies. To provide students with specialized knowledge at... [-]

MPhil Sport & Exercise Science / Sports Therapy

University of Kent, School of Sport & Exercise Sciences
Campus Full time Part time August 2017 United Kingdom Canterbury

The School of Sport and Exercise Sciences provides an excellent environment for MPhil. We have an active group of both full-time and part- time postgraduate research students in the School. The breadth of staff research interests enables us to supervise research degrees in a number of areas, in the Sport and Exercise Sciences and in Sports Therapy. [+]

Master's Degrees in Sports Science. The School of Sport and Exercise Sciences provides an excellent environment for MPhil. We have an active group of both full-time and part- time postgraduate research students in the School. The breadth of staff research interests enables us to supervise research degrees in a number of areas, in the Sport and Exercise Sciences and in Sports Therapy. These areas include: mental fatigue; perceived effort and exercise capacity; training and sports performance; cycling efficiency, mega sporting events and their legacy; rehabilitation; physical activity in various populations; threat and challenge in sports psychology; sports nutrition; pre-habilitation and rehabilitation from injury or surgery; and manual therapy in sport and lower back pain. As a research student at Kent, you are provided with training in research-specific and broader ‘transferable skills', including academic writing, career management and presentation skills. During term time, the research groups hold weekly meetings to discuss ongoing work, and there are also weekly seminars featuring external speakers. If you do not have any postgraduate experience of statistical analysis, you can take our MSc module in Research Methods. [-]