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Master of Education in Athletics/Activities Administration M.Ed.

Delivery Method: Evening,  Online

Delivery Method: Evening, Online


1. Bachelor degree from a regionally accredited college or university; 2. Undergraduate grade point average of 2.5 or higher on a 4.0 scale.


No candidate will be considered for admission until the following are submitted and assessment is completed.

1. Graduate Application

2. Official transcripts showing Bachelor degree. Only transcripts received in a sealed envelope directly from the sending school will be considered official. Documents should be submitted to:


Graduate College

William Woods University

One University Ave.

Fulton, MO 65251

Or Email Fax 573.592.1164

The Master of Education degree program in Athletic/Activities Administration is intended to provide the student with the advanced skills necessary for effective administration of athletic and activity programs on the interscholastic and intercollegiate levels. Only one of a handful of such programs offered in the nation, this unique degree examines all levels: middle school through collegiate. The student will develop these skills: formulating effective practices involving program management; recruiting of athletes, coaches and officials; time management; maintaining amateurism; sports law; facilities management and scheduling; fiscal management; and public relations and marketing of the athletics/activities program. The program is designed to prepare the student for national certification as an athletic/activities administrator on the secondary and/or intercollegiate levels.

Course List - Total Hours: 33

Course # Course Title Hours
EDU503 Sports Law 3
EDU508 Practical Aspects of Athletic/Activities Administration 3
EDU509 Athletic Administration Field Experience 3
EDU521 Introduction to Interscholastic/Intercollegiate Athletics/Activities Administration 3
EDU523 Supervision of the Athletics/Activities Program 3
EDU524 Current Issues/Common Challenges in Athletics/Activities Administration 3
EDU525 Foundation of Educational Administration 3
EDU526 Athletics/Activities Administration: Developing Character & Citizenship 3
EDU527 Athletics/Activities Program Promotion 3
EDU528 Financing the Athletics/Activities Program 3

Required Electives

Elective Hours
MED Athletic/Activities Software Applications Elective 3

Graduate Catalog 16-17