The Master of Science in Sport Administration program at UW-Platteville is built to provide you with the comprehensive leadership skills you’ll need for careers in professional, collegiate, nonprofit, amateur, and recreational sport with a specific new focus on esports.

Developed by the Department of Health and Human Performance in partnership with the School of Business, this 30-credit program gives you the flexibility of online coursework while also providing a face-to-face practicum course with unparalleled access to your professors, other students, and campus resources.

Earn your degree in less than two years with opportunities for scholarships and a fully paid sport administration fellowship working within the Division of Athletics and Recreation. 

The Master of Science in Sport Administration program, offered with accelerated eight-week courses, means that you can complete your degree in as little as two years. The total cost of the program is $21,450*. Ask your admission counselor how you can reduce this cost with transfer credits or professional credentials.

*Subject to change without notice.

Kristina Navarro, Assistant Chancellor, Director of Athletics and Recreation

Welcome potential students

This highly affordable master’s program is created for recent graduates or working professionals interested in a career shift. A partnership with the Division of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion and the Division of Athletics and Recreation allows students to complete administrative fellowships in marketing, event operations, student-athlete development, compliance, recreation sport, and outdoor recreation.

For more information feel free to contact me at or reach out to our program advisors.

Graduate Certificate

A graduate certificate is a credential that equips you with foundational knowledge and skills in a particular field. Although it doesn't replace a master's degree, it proves competence in an area and bolsters your resume.

Credit for Prior Learning

Has previous life experience already helped you build knowledge and skills applicable to your studies? If so, we want to recognize that—and help you save time and money in the process. Speak with an admission counselor to see if your previous experience qualifies.

Start Dates and Timelines

To ensure you are admitted for the semester you intend to start on your degree, you'll want to submit your application and supporting materials by:

Spring: January 15
Summer: May 15
Fall: August 15

Academic Calendar

Find important University of Wisconsin-Platteville dates such as the beginning and end of each semester, breaks in the semester, final exams, and deadlines for dropping or adding classes using our academic calendar. Spring and fall semesters are comprised of either 16 weeks or two 8-week sessions, while the summer semester is 12 weeks.

Transfer Information

UW-Platteville allows for students to transfer up to 12 credits of previously taken graduate coursework. Credits need to have been earned from a nationally or regionally accredited institution recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation and approved by UW-Platteville program faculty. You’ll want to be sure to let your admission counselor know if you have earned credits previously.