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B.S. and Master of Sport Analytics

This combined program a collaboration between the Department of Sport Leadership and Management (SLAM) and the Department of Information Systems and Analytics (ISA). The program will cover a wide range of topics including performance and business analytics, strategic management, and coaching effectiveness, as well as sport economics, marketing, administration, and more.

The Master of Sport Analytics can be combined with any Bachelor’s degree however there are prerequisites typically completed in majors or minors, such as business analytics, statistics, or sport analytics that provide college-level courses, such as introductory statistics and predictive analytics or college-level mathematics in pre-calculus, matrix algebra, and calculus concepts. Students considering this combined option should speak with an advisor regarding these prerequisites before applying.

Advantages of the Combined Program

Combined programs allow highly qualified students to simultaneously pursue a Bachelor's and Master's degree.

  • Students begin working toward a Master’s degree as they finish their undergraduate degree. For students admitted into the combined program, 9 hours of 400 or 500 level courses can be double-counted toward the B.S. and Master’s degrees. The degree may be obtained in four to five years, particularly if students bring advanced standing credit into the Bachelor's degree.
  • This program will cover a wide range of topics, including performance and business analytics, strategic management, coaching effectiveness, sport economics, marketing, administration, and more.

Admission Prerequisites

  • Minimum of 64 credit hours
  • Cumulative GPA of 3.00 or greater
  • A college-level course in introductory statistics
  • A college-level course (full semester) in predictive analytics
  • A college-level mathematics in pre-calculus, matrix algebra, and calculus concepts

Admission Requirements

The priority application deadline is March 1. The program does have rolling admission throughout the year. Students are encouraged to seek advising before applying.

Admitted students will be assigned a graduate faculty advisor within the Sport Analytics combined program. Questions about the Master of Sport Analytics should be directed to Dr. Jerred Wang, jwang@MiamiOH.edu.