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Master of Science
Interdisciplinary Studies: Exercise & Sport Leadership Option

 

 

The Master of Science in Interdisciplinary Studies Exercise and Sport Leadership Option allows the practicing professional to pursue a course of study in Health and Physical Education designed in consultation with the Department of Health and Human Performance graduate faculty.

 

 

Careers: What can you do with a degree in Exercise and Sport Leadership?

Career opportunities involve working with K-12 school athletics, college athletic departments, professional teams and leagues, corporate fitness centers, athletic conference offices, national and international amateur associations, public/private recreational agencies, club and facility management, marketing and event promotion, community health, health promotion, fitness centers.

Common careers include:

  • Teacher, Coach
  • Athletic Director
  • Sports Marketer and Promoter
  • Facility Manager
  • Strength and Training Coach
  • Sports Information Director
  • Public Relations Specialist
  • Event Manager, Sports Agent
  • Sport Governing Bodies Administrator
  • Health and Fitness Coordinator
Admission Criteria/Application Procedures
  • Undergraduate GPA of at least 3.0
  • Graduate Record Exam (GRE) or other graduate entrance examination
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Letter of application
Graduate Faculty (Master of Science Interdisciplinary Studies: Exercise and Sport Leadership)

Carling, Jon: (406) 657-2377
Gabel, Kathe:
(406) 657-2927
Lord, Russell: (406) 657-2362 / Visit Faculty Web Site
Morgan, Loretta: (406) 657-2227 / Visit Faculty Web Site
Shaw, Jay: (406) 657-2372 / Visit Faculty Web Site

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Program Structure

Online? No
Evening Classes? Yes
Program Length: If you take a full load of 9 credits per semester, you could finish this program in about 4 semesters

courses credit
Professional Core 15
EDF 501 Research Design and Interpretation 3
HHP 550 Psychological Principles of Sport 3
HHP 592 Professional Seminar (topics vary semester to semester) 3
HHP 540 Sport Leadership 3
HHP 570 Sport Organization & Governance 3
Professional Semester 9-12
HHP 590 Internship 3-6
HHP 599 Thesis 6
Electives (determined in collaboration with advisor) 9
SOC 448 Sport & Society 3
MKT 340 Principles of Marketing 3
HHP 430/431 Exercise Physiology 4
HHP 300/301 Motor Learning and Control 4
HHP 463/464 Biomechanics 4
HHP 432 Nutrition 3
Total minimum credits required for degree 36
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Please contact the office of Graduate Studies for information about this program, admission requirements, application forms, graduate assistantships and other scholarship information. Contact us as well for information about any of our graduate degree programs.

Our office is located in McMullen Hall, First Floor.
The office is open from 8:00 to 5:00 (Mountain time) Monday through Friday. Office: 406-657-2238 Fax: 406-657-2302

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