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Webinar to give 411 about Master’s in Sport Management

If you watched the FIFA 2015 Women’s World Cup final on Sunday and thought “I want a career in sports,” pay attention! The University of Indianapolis is hosting a webinar on its master’s program in sport management on Thursday, July 16 at 4 p.m. EDT. During this one-hour webinar, Dr. Michael Diacin, coordinator of the

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Sports Management grad student’s proactive approach leads to opportunities

Former University of Indianapolis golfer Darin Pinnick worked in the golf industry before choosing to return to UIndy for a Master of Science in Sport Management. She had a “rewarding experience” as a UIndy sport management undergrad and knew of the many sports opportunities in the Indianapolis area. “I knew the professors, so I was

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Apply Today to Earn Your Masters in Sport Management at the University of Indianapolis

Do you want to become a leader in a college or university athletics department? Then apply today to the University of Indianapolis Master of Science in Sport Management program. Our program focuses on intercollegiate athletics and is located in Indianapolis, the “Amateur Sports Capital of the World.” We provide our students with the curriculum, experiential

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Unforgettable experience

UIndy graduate, Chase Stouder finished his internship for the Indiana High School Athletic Association (IHSAA), and accepted a full-time position with the IHSAA. The Administration of Athletics course taught by Michael Sipe led Stouder to the realization that he wanted to work in high school athletics. Sipe is a former High School Athletic Director, and

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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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Indians College Night Recap

Written by Josh Baker, University of Indianapolis Sport Management major – See more at: http://blog.uindy.edu/blog/sport-management#sthash.7Iyc2V50.dpuf Written by Niki Lobo, University of Indianapolis Sport Management major Students in the University of Indianapolis Administration of Athletics class (KINS 340) were able to catch a first-hand look of what it was like to work with the Indianapolis Indians. The

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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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Interning for the Pacers

Michael Bradley, a sport management major with a minor in business administration, is the Player Relations Intern for the Indiana Pacers.  He applied for multiple internships with the Pacers, and obtained the one he wanted most, Player Relations.  Bradley credits his UIndy education for providing him the skills and giving him the knowledge he would

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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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Kinesiology Students represent UIndy at Midwest American College of Sports Medicine Meeting

The University of Indianapolis Department of Kinesiology was well represented among 27 various higher education institutions at the Midwest American College of Sports Medicine meeting in Merrillville, IN. UIndy Exercise Science students contributed the highest number of poster presentations of any university in Indiana at the meeting. UIndy students and faculty presented the following posters.

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UIndy Kinesiology Students Present Research at IAHPERD State Conference

UIndy Kinesiology was well represented at the Indiana Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance Conference (IAHPERD) Oct 30-Nov 1, 2013 with multiple juried presentations.   Oral Presentations: Practical strategies to help you advocate for health education within the school and community was presented by students Michelle Kruse (Community Health Education), Terrence Johnson (Health &

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Earn a Masters in Sport Management and Be a Compliance Officer

A compliance officer is an integral member within the athletics department. This individual ensures the athletic teams are complying with all the NCAA rules for recruiting, academic achievement, financial assistance, promotional materials, gifts, and much more. At some universities, the compliance officer’s specific focus is dedicated to the role of maintaining compliance. Within other universities, the

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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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Small School, Big Opportunities

This past Saturday, May 6, 2013, UIndy celebrated its annual Commencement in Nicoson Hall. The chosen speaker for the undergraduate ceremony was PBS broadcaster and author, Tavis Smiley, who offered the graduates an inspiring message to use their educational talents and skills as a way to tackle current issues that the nation is facing. A

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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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CSM 2012, Chicago, IL: Faculty Perspective

As I boarded the Megabus in downtown Indianapolis and headed to Chicago to attend the 2012 Combined Sections Meeting (CSM), I reminisced that this time last year, the Blizzard of 2011 hit Chicago and left many people and cars abandoned and stranded on Lake Shore Drive.  I was sure hoping the weather would be mild

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