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Contact: Amy Fitzpatrick

Coordinator, Graduate Programs
School of Kinesiology, Rec. & Sport
amy.fitzpatrick@wku.edu
(270) 745-2710

Contact: Fred Gibson

Associate Professor
School of Kinesiology, Rec. & Sport
Western Kentucky University
1906 College Heights Blvd.
Bowling Green, KY 42101
fred.gibson@wku.edu
(270) 745-6021


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Admission Requirements

The minimum requirements for acceptance into the Master of Science in Recreation and Sports Administration with a concentration in Facility and Event Management are as follows:

  • A bachelor’s degree from a college or university of recognized standing with at least a 2.5 overall GPA.

  • Application & Fee

    Students seeking a graduate degree must apply online. There is a $40 application fee.  Please make sure that in “Course of Study” that you choose Recreation and Sport Administration.  In the “Concentration” pull down box you will need to select “Facility and Event Management.”

  • Transcript Record

    Graduates of accredited institutions other than WKU must submit an official transcript showing the completed degree to the The Graduate School.

  • Statement of Professional Intent
    Statement should provide a sample of applicant's writing style and ability.  It should be 2-3 pages, double-spaced, and is expected to be well organized, clearly written and error free. It should include an introduction, responses to the three questions below, and a conclusion:

    • Why do you want to pursue this degree?
    • What related qualifications and/or experiences do you bring to the program?
    • What are your career goals after completing the program
  • Statements should be emailed to graduate.school@wku.edu and include your full name and WKU Student ID (if known).
 Last Modified 6/16/14