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NEW Online M.S. in Sport Analytics

The School of Applied Sciences rolls out one year, fully online Master of Science in Sport Analytics (MSSA) program.

The department of Health, Exercise Science and Recreation Management is rolling out the Master of Science in Sport Analytics (MSSA) program starting Fall 2021. This is a one year, fully online degree program with two emphasis areas – sport performance and sport business. The online MSSA program is designed to enhance knowledge, skills, and competencies in data acquisition, management, analysis, visualization and interpretation for improving sport performance and sport business. Coursework will prepare professionals with strong practical skills in analytics, focusing on measurement and statistical modeling and big data analytics in sport. The program combines academic, practical, and research‐based skills to allow students to develop in their selected area.

Program Highlights

  • One (1) year 100% online program, accelerated 8-week classes
  • 5 admission terms throughout the academic year
  • Two emphasis areas: 1) Sports Business and 2) Sports Performance
  • Prepares students to pursue analytical positions in sports
  • The market overview for sport analytics indicates high employment growth rate of 15.6%

“Students receiving the M.S. in Sport Analytics will be trained for analytical positions in sport business or sport performance areas,” said Minsoo Kang, professor of health, exercise science and recreation management and the department’s chair. “This includes collegiate and professional sports teams, sports marketing agencies, media companies, sports betting companies, sport science, and strength and conditioning/human performance.”


For more information about the MSSA program, contact Andy King (