Sports Data Analytics, M.S.

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Minimum Total Hours (Thesis): 36

Minimum Total Hours (Non-Thesis): 36

Program Code: M858

Required Courses

Thesis Option

Core Courses
HES 5953Research Methods in Health and Exercise Science3
HES 5963Statistical Applications in Health and Exercise Science (or approved substitute)3
HES 5980Research for Master's Thesis4
Required Courses
HES 5283Sports Financial and Market Analytics3
or HES 5313 Athlete Tracking and Monitoring in Sports
HES 5430Internship in Health and Exercise Science3
HES 5903Sports Performance Analytics3
HES 6553Advanced Measurement and Evaluation 13
Choose a minimum of 8 credit hours of graduate-level Data Science and/or Advanced Statistics courses (approved by faculty advisor and graduate liason)8
Electives
Choose 6 credit hours at the graduate-level and approved by faculty advisor and graduate liason6
Total Credit Hours36

Non-Thesis Option

Core Courses
HES 5953Research Methods in Health and Exercise Science3
HES 5963Statistical Applications in Health and Exercise Science (or approved substitute)3
HES 5940Intensive Studies in Health and Exercise Science2
Required Courses
HES 5283Sports Financial and Market Analytics3
or HES 5313 Athlete Tracking and Monitoring in Sports
HES 5430Internship in Health and Exercise Science3
HES 5903Sports Performance Analytics3
HES 6553Advanced Measurement and Evaluation 13
Choose a minimum of 8 credit hours of graduate-level Data Science and/or Advanced Statistics courses (approved by faculty advisor and graduate liason)8
Electives
Choose 8 credit hours at the graduate-level and approved by faculty advisor and graduate liason8
Total Credit Hours36

General Requirements for all Master's Degrees

The master’s degree requires the equivalent of at least two semesters of satisfactory graduate work and additional work as may be prescribed for the degree.

All coursework applied to the master’s degree must carry graduate credit.

Master’s degree programs which require a thesis consist of at least 30 credit hours. All non-thesis master’s degree programs require at least 32 credit hours.

Credit transferred from other institutions must meet specific criteria and is subject to certain limitations.

Courses completed through correspondence study may not be applied to the master’s degree.

To qualify for a graduate degree, students must achieve an overall grade point average of 3.0 or higher in the degree program coursework and in all resident graduate coursework attempted. A student must also have at least a 3.0 in all coursework (including undergraduate coursework if any).

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