Sport Science

The Master of Science in Sport Science is a 30-credit, fully online graduate degree with courses structured to allow you to complete the program in one calendar year or attend part-time. This program draws students from across the country and is ideally suited to those who wish to work as professionals in sport settings or who wish to enhance their current sport-related careers through advanced training.

What You'll Study

M.S. in Sport Science:       Sport Administration Track

In addition to three core classes, the Sport Administration track includes 15-18 credits of required coursework that includes a three credit capstone project or six credit field experience and three to six credits of electives. This program will prepare you to pursue a career in the sport industry including:

  • Sport Marketing
  • Sport Sales and Sponsorship
  • Event Management
  • Facility Management
  • Athletic Administration
  • Public Relations
  • Coaching

Specific positions include:

  • General Manager
  • Marketing Director
  • Athletic Director
  • Corporate Sales Manager
  • Facility Manager
  • Media Relations

DOWNLOAD M.S. SPORT SCIENCE PROGRAM CURRICULUM

LEARN MORE ABOUT THE PROGRAM THROUGH OUR GRADUATE HANDBOOK

M.S. in Sport Science: Sport & Exercise Psychology Track

As one of only a handful of online degrees in sport and exercise psychology in the country, this track will ready you for a variety of professional roles. In addition to three core classes, the Sport and Exercise Psychology track includes an additional 15 credits of required coursework including a three credit capstone project and 6 elective credits. Career options associated with this track include:

  • AASP Certified Consultant educating coaches, athletes, officials, and parents about sport and exercise psychology and performance enhancement techniques
  • University Athletic Department Liaison
  • Army Center for Performance Enhancement
  • Fitness Consultant or Lifestyle Coach
  • Counseling Psychology

The application of sport and exercise psychology principles in settings other than sport and exercise has also been growing steadily. Graduates, therefore, may also work in non-sport settings.

DOWNLOAD M.S. SPORT SCIENCE PROGRAM CURRICULUM

LEARN MORE ABOUT THE PROGRAM THROUGH OUR GRADUATE HANDBOOK

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Program Highlights

  • 100% Online Delivery: LHU’s distance instructional methods are designed to maintain a personal, one-to-one mentoring and supervisory relationship with degree candidates while making it possible to create active and engaged learning communities. No campus visits or on-campus residencies are required. Much of the coursework is completed via virtual classrooms utilizing the latest technology in online instruction.
  • Flexible Start Dates & a Diverse Student Population: You can begin coursework in the fall, summer, or spring semester. Because the coursework can be completed 100% online, our students hail from across the country.

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Meet Our Faculty

THIS PROGRAM’S FACULTY

 

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Dr. Patricia Lally
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Peter Campbell
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Bridget Roun
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Dr. Richard Lally

 Want to Know More?

Department of Sport Studies

Dr. Patricia Lally
713 Robinson Learning Center, Lock Haven University
(570) 484-2824

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8:00am to 4:00pm Monday-Friday
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