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Overview

Since introducing a Master of Sports Administration degree in 1966, Ohio University has long been recognized as the birthplace of sports education. Today, the College of Business, through the Department of Sports Administration, offers coursework leading to the Professional Master of Sports Administration degree in a manageable online format designed to meet the needs of practicing sports professionals. This 21-month online program will require three residencies on Ohio University’s Athens campus. Click
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Curriculum

The OHIO Professional MSA program curriculum includes three components: (1) Sports Administration Core (40 hours), (2) Applied Projects (11 hours), and Current Issues (4 hours). The Sports Administration Core allows students to apply business concepts, principles, and theories to examine issues that are commonly encountered by sport executives. For specific course details, click here.




Past and Present Professional MSA Students

If you are interested in who some of the past and current students of the Professional MSA program are please look below at some of the bios of the Class of 2012 and 2013.  These snapshots will give you a good indication of the types of professionals that we are interested in for future Professional MSA classes. For a link to the full Class of 2012 Click Here and for 2013 Click Here

CLASS OF 2012 SNAPSHOT

  Jason Bitsoff
Undergraduate Institution: Transylvania University (1993)
Postgraduate Education: Ohio University (2012)
Current Job Title/Company: Feld Entertainment, Vice President & General Manager, Sponsorship & Strategic Alliances
Previous Experience: VP Sponsorship, Nashville Predators; Director of Corporate Development, Houston Rockets

  Allison Doughty
Undergraduate Institution: University of Virginia (2005)
Postgraduate Education: Ohio University (2012)
Current Job Title/Company: Associate Director of Football Operations, Atlantic Coast Conference
Previous Experience: Virginia Baseball, Camp Coordinator; Virginia Football, Recruiting Assistant; Chick-fil-A Bowl, Events Assistant

  BC Johnson
Undergraduate Institution: University of Florida (1989)
Postgraduate Education: Ohio University (2012)
Current Job Title/Company: Manager, Business Development Disney Sports Attractions
Previous Experience: Organization Development Consultant, Walt Disney Parks & Resorts; Finance Manager, Walt Disney World

CLASS OF 2013 SNAPSHOT


Daniel Butterly
Undergraduate Institution: Illinois State University
Postgraduate Education:
MSA, Ohio University ('13)
Current Job Title/Company:
Associate Commissioner - Marketing, Mountain West Conference
Previous Experience:
Assistant Commissioner, Mountain West Conference; Tournament Manager, NCAA Men's Basketball Championships; Assistant Commissioner, Missouri Valley Conference


Christa Mann
Undergraduate Institution: Georgia State University ('08)
Postgraduate Education:
MSA, Ohio University ('13)
Current Job Title/Company:
Marketing Communications Coordinator, United States Olympic Committee
Previous Experience:
Manager of Media Relations, Atlanta Beat; Womens Soccer Color Analyst, FOX Soccer Channel and Comcast Sportsnet; Womens Professional Soccer Correspondent, Soccerbyives.net and Goal.com


Mark Rossi
Undergraduate Institution: University of Rochester ('87), Nichols College
Postgraduate Education:
MSA, Ohio University ('13)
Current Job Title/Company:
Vice President - Sales and Marketing, Dover Motorsports Inc.
Previous Experience:
Vice President of Business Development, Sara Lee Coffee and Tea; Category Sales Development, Nestle; Team Leader, Nestle USA