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South Dakota State University    
 
    
 
  Dec 12, 2017
 
2017-2018 Graduate Catalog

Sport and Recreation Administration (M.S.)


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Program Coordinator/Contact

Kendra Kattelmann, Department Head
Department of Health and Nutritional Sciences
Intramural Building 116, Box 2203
605-688-4668
E-mail: kendra.kattelmann@sdstate.edu
www.sdstate.edu/health-and-nutritional-sciences/ms-sport-and-recreation-administration

Program Information

The Sport and Recreation Administration program is designed to prepare students for careers in sport and recreation administration and/or to improve their knowledge and expertise as coaches and teachers in leadership positions.  The goals of the program are to provide students with knowledge and experiences which improve the depth and breadth of professional competency, enhance written and oral communication, promote an appreciation for the ways research can inform practice and/or prepare them for advanced study at the doctorate level.

Course Delivery Format

The program consists of lecture and experiential learning opportunities.

Student Support and Engagement Opportunities

The Department of Health and Nutritional Sciences aims to provide premier academic programs and high-quality services to students. A limited number of research and teaching assistantships and scholarships may be available to qualified graduate students.

Available Options for Graduate Degrees


Master of Science Option A - Thesis 32 Credit Hours
  Option B - Research/Design Paper 33 Credit Hours
  Option C - Coursework Only 36 Credit Hours

Select one of the following options


Option A - Thesis


Option B - Research/Design Paper


Option C - Coursework Only


Total Required Credits: 32 (Option A), 33 (Option B), 36 (Option C)


Additional Admission Requirements


GRE: Not required
TOEFL: required score of 550 paper-based, 79-80 Internet-based
IELTS:  6.0

General Requirements


Graduate students should consult with their advisor before registering for graduate work.

For additional information refer to the Master's Degree Requirements .

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