The Master of Arts in
Business with a Specialization in Intercollegiate Athletics Administration
program combines faculty from the UNL College of Business (CBA) and Husker
Athletics expertise. It provides students with an immersive experience that
blends classroom instruction and relevant, real-world experience through a
guaranteed internship with Husker Athletics.
The on-campus program,
requires 36 credit hours in addition to the internship, can be completed within
two years. Students will be challenged with case studies along with written and
oral group projects and presentations. They will learn first-hand how an
athletic department functions through guided facility tours and guest speaker
presentations by current Husker Athletics administrators. The students will
also learn professional development and networking skills in order to
appropriately market themselves for a successful career in college athletics
once they complete their degree.
Graduates of the program
will have knowledge of general business issues,and an understanding of
collegiate and professional sports business concerns. Admission into the
program is competitive with only 10 students admitted each year.