Master of Sport & Athletic Administration (MASAA)
A master’s degree from Gonzaga University‘s Sport and Athletic Administration (MASAA) program gives students the prestige of a Top-10 NCAA athletic brand on their resume. In addition to this long-standing reputation, graduates are inspired to impact their world through a heightened understanding of their personal mission in life through Gonzaga’s Jesuit traditions. They gain the responsibility and influence of being a Zag. The program’s objective is to empower students for a career in sport administration by providing them with a quality graduate education in the Jesuit, Catholic humanistic tradition. We prepare practitioners through the intentional integration of theory and practice for leadership roles in the sport and athletic industry.
Gonzaga University’s MASAA program curriculum is interdisciplinary, grounded in the liberal arts, and draws on studies in educational and organizational theory. The program prepares students to be leaders in sport, athletic and health professions. The emphasis is on training students to administer programs in accordance with best professional practices.
Graduates earn the power and prestige of a MASAA degree from an elite NCAA leading university that is ranked “Top 3 Regional University in the West” by U.S. News & World Report.