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Learn Field-Specific Skills for Athletic Director Jobs

August 22, 2023

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Are you ready to take your athletic director career to the next level? Ohio University's Master of Athletic Administration courses will teach you the business and management skills you need to successfully lead athletic programs at K-12 institutions. With over five decades of history in sports education, OHIO's expertise and impact on interscholastic athletic administration is unsurpassed. The diversity of topics covered in this program will help you become a well-rounded graduate, ready to pursue a fulfilling career in any of the in-demand athletic director jobs across the K-12 arena.

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Build field-specific skills for your athletic director career

Online Master of Athletic Administration

Ohio University's online Master of Science in Athletic Administration is designed for those currently working as teachers, coaches and athletic professionals. It prepares you to lead interscholastic athletics departments and develop programs that provide a supportive experience for student-athletes and staff.

Sport Law

Summarize and discuss legal issues and challenges facing interscholastic athletics.

Sport Risk Management

Develop a plan to manage risks associated with sport facilities and events.

Sport Marketing

Develop a plan to market and publicize an interscholastic athletic program and a major interscholastic sport event.

Sport Finance

Manage an athletic program budget and develop revenue generation strategies.

Interscholastic Sport Human Resources

Construct an appropriate process for hiring and evaluating a diverse interscholastic athletic coaching staff.

Interscholastic Sport Governance

Identify governing bodies for interscholastic sport and major policies and procedures for those organizations.

Professional Skills & Abilities

Demonstrate professional skills and abilities relevant to the sports business profession.

Interscholastic Athletic Leadership

Articulate your personal leadership style and philosophy and how that style correlates to leading a successful interscholastic athletic program.

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