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Master of Sport Analytics

Miami's Master of Sport Analytics program combines the academic strength of Sport Management and Business Analytics and equips you with cutting-edge analytics knowledge in both sport performance and sports business. Miami University is one of the first institutions in the country and the only university in Ohio to offer a Master of Sport Analytics and a Graduate Certificate in Sport Analytics.

Quick Degree Facts

9-12 Months

MSA Full Time

Rolling

Admission - Classes Start Each Semester

Courses

Available Online and In Person

$995

Per Credit Hour (30 Total Credit Hours)

Designed with You In Mind

The Master of Sport Analytics is available on campus, with the option of some online courses. Gain cutting-edge analytics knowledge from Miami’s Sport Leadership and Management Department and the Department of Information Systems and Analytics. A Graduate Certificate in Business Analytics from the Farmer School of Business is embedded in the Master’s degree.

Targeted Careers

Professional teams, intercollegiate athletic departments, varsity teams, consulting firms, and corporate companies have an increasing demand for sport analytic talent. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts that job growth in sport analytics will grow faster than average through 2028.

Combined Program

The combined program allows highly qualified students to pursue a Bachelor's and Master's degree simultaneously. Students considering the combined option should seek advice from the MSA coordinator before the last undergraduate semester, ideally in the junior year. 

  • Miami students can double count up to 9 hours of coursework toward their Bachelor's and Master's degree.
  • A Master's degree can be completed in just two semesters (with 9 and 12 credits) after graduation with a Bachelor's degree.

A Degree That Holds Its Worth

Top 10

College for Producing Fortune 500 CEOs Nationwide

Money Magazine

98%

of Master's Graduates are Successfully Employed, Enrolled in Higher Education, or in a Volunteer/Service Program

Miami University Data

Top 50

National Public University

U.S. News & World Report, 2020

Admissions Overview

Complete applications will be reviewed timely. Students typically will receive an admission decision within one month of submitting their application.

Application Requirements

  • Baccalaureate degree from an accredited institution (with a recommended 3.0-grade point average)
  • Undergraduate transcript
  • Resume/CV
  • Personal Statement
  • One letter of recommendation

Admission Prerequisites

  • A college-level course in introductory statistics
  • A college-level course (full semester) in predictive analytics
  • College-level mathematics in pre-calculus, matrix algebra, and calculus concepts

Prerequisites are offered online in the summer term prior to entering the MSA program through the Undergraduate Certificate in Foundations of Business Analytics. Prerequisites may be waived if you previously earned a C or better and a 3.0 GPA or higher.

Invest in Your Future

We've been nationally recognized for the high-quality education and experiential learning opportunities our students receive, and for the success they achieve post-graduation.

Top Value

Miami University has been named a top 100 best value nationwide by Forbes and Kiplinger's Personal Finance.

Career Success

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts that job growth in sport analytics will grow faster than average through 2028.

Affordability

At a total cost of $29,850 our Master in Sport Analytics program delivers a prestigious degree at a highly competitive and affordable price. 

1st

University in Ohio to offer a Master of Sport Analytics Degree

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Sport Analytics Graduate Certificate

Interested in pursuing a career in sport analytics or adding data decision-making skills to your current career? With Miami University's Sport Analytics Online Graduate Certificate, you'll learn about database management, analysis, and data visualization in sport performance and sport business analytics.