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Behind the scenes of the College World Series

Written by Andrew Call, Master of Science in Sport Management student The thunderous ringing of an aluminum bat echoing through the stadium, the muffled slap of a pitch hitting the catcher’s mitt, and the electric atmosphere created by fans who have traveled far and wide to see their teams compete for collegiate baseball’s top prize.

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Alum takes position with UIndy Athletics

Tyran Fakes, who graduated from UIndy with a Master of Science in Sport Management in May 2014, recently became Assistant Director of Facilities and Game Day Operations for the UIndy Athletics Department. In his new position, he will coordinate and assist with facility operations and scheduling, home athletic events, hire and train event staff, as

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Comstock inducted into Athletic Hall of Fame

Eastern Illinois University (EIU) will induct Dr. Joni Comstock into its Athletic Hall of Fame on September 6 in Charleston, Ill. Dr. Comstock will be entering the Athletic Hall of Fame as a friend of athletics based on the impact she has had on Eastern Illinois Athletics and national collegiate athletics. Dr. Comstock was a

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DegreesInSports.com Features Dr. Diacin

  Dr. Michael Diacin is the "Featured Professor on DegreesInSports.com, an online database of sports degree programs. Dr. Diacin is an Assistant Professor of Kinesiology and the Program Coordinator for the Master of Science in Sport Management degree at the University of Indianapolis. His areas of expertise include sport facility operations and management, sociocultural foundations

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DegreesInSports.com Features Dr. Diacin — Part 2

  Dr. Michael Diacin was recently chosen to be the "Featured Professor" on DegreesInSports.com, an online database of sports degree programs. Dr. Diacin is an Assistant Professor of Kinesiology and the Program Coordinator for the Master of Science in Sport Management degree at the University of Indianapolis. His research interests include parental involvement in youth

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Planning the Special Olympics State Youth Basketball Tournament — A Student’s Perspective

Written by Josh Baker, University of Indianapolis Sport Management major This semester, I participated in UIndy KINS 480, Applied Event Management, which was responsible for planning and implementing the Special Olympics Indiana State Youth Basketball Tournament. This event was held on the UIndy campus on March 22 and was quite an experience that was worth all

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NCAA Externship

UIndy's Master in Sport Management program's working relationship with the NCAA continues to grow with the addition of a regular externship — the NCAA Ticketing Extern. Graduate student Jason Wenzel is the first to hold this position. The ticketing extern provides support for the NCAA staff with regard to management of ticket sales for championship/tournaments

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Sport Management Master’s Program Open House

Thursday, February 20, 2014 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. Trustees Dining Room Schwitzer Student Center Meet the co-instructors and professors Learn more about the program Appetizers and drinks will be served Complimentary ticket to watch UIndy Men’s Basketball take on Southern Indiana; game time is 7:45 p.m.   If you have questions about the Open House

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UIndy Sport Management program receives COSMA Accreditation

On November 16, 2013, both the undergraduate and graduate sport management programs in the Department of Kinesiology received accreditation from the Commission on Sport Management Accreditation (COSMA). Accreditation brings external accountability, recognition and assurance of quality. It lets our students and future students know that our program is being carefully evaluated and has external backing

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Apply for Your UIndy Masters in Sport Management Now!

Consider the number of people it takes to make a college game, match or tournament happen? YOU can be one of those people… get your Master of Science in Sport Management Degree at the University of Indianapolis. Our program is dedicated to educating people who are passionate about excellence in intercollegiate athletics. We provide our

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Earn a Masters in Sport Management and Be a Sports Information Director

A UIndy Master of Science in Sport Management degree can set the course for a graduate student to become a sports information director. Sports information directors fulfill several public relations functions within the athletics department. They work mainly behind the scenes, attending games, writing press releases, keeping statistics for all of the university’s sports teams,

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Earn a Masters in Sport Management and Be a Development Director

The department of athletics development is responsible for acquiring major gifts, organizing annual fundraising drives and events for groups and communicating with alumni. The development director is responsible for all current and future philanthropy programs. He/she builds relationships with alumni, faculty, staff, students and the community to further fund athletics programs and facilities. These campaigns

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Earn a Masters in Sport Management and Be an Athletic Director

With a Master of Science in Sport Management degree from the University of Indianapolis, you could be a University Athletics Director. According to the Tennessee Research and Creative Exchange (TRACE) study of 99 National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division I Athletics Directors, 70 percent possess a master’s degree. The largest portion of Athletics Directors holding

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Why Choose UIndy for Your Master of Science in Sport Management Degree

We take advantage of our close proximity to the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA). In April 2013, the KINS 510 class visited the NCAA for a presentation on Governance and NCAA Championships given by NCAA Associate Director Amy Reis. This is just one outside the classroom experience provided for our students. Through learning outside the

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UIndy MS in Sport Management Accepting Applications for Aug. 2013 Cohort

The University of Indianapolis Master of Science in Sport Management program is currently accepting applications for its August 2013 cohort. This program is designed to prepare students for employment within an intercollegiate athletics department, conference office or national governing agency. We prepare students to succeed by offering a rigorous curriculum and experiential learning opportunities. Students

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