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Master of Arts in Management and Master of Education in Kinesiology Dual Degree Program

Richard Nassar, M.A. in Management Program Director
Ray Galloway, Ed.D., M.Ed. in Kinesiology Program Director

The Master of Arts in Management program is designed to provide the leadership and management competencies which are necessary to successfully lead today‘s business organizations.

The Master of Education in Kinesiology program is designed to equip candidates for Christian servant leadership in the multi-faceted areas of Kinesiology, equipping them with intercultural and leadership skills equal to integrating their Christian faith and witness as they make significant contributions to the human endeavor.

The dual degree will prepare students to better manage the wide variety of businesses associated with fitness, wellness, physical therapy, health care providers, health care facilities, assisted living facilities, and retirement facilities.


In order to pursue a Dual Master's Degree program, the applicant must apply to, meet the existing admission requirements for, and be accepted into each of the master's degrees which comprise the dual degree program.


Prerequisite course work must be satisfied for both degree programs.

M.A. in Management prerequisites: 4.5 hours at the 5000-level or 9 hours at the undergraduate level
Program Continuance:

Continuance in the M.A. in Management program and the M.Ed. in Kinesiology program past twelve hours pending submission of a satisfactory score on the Miller Analogies Test (MAT) or Graduate Record Examinations® (GRE®).

Study Plan

  • 24 hrs
    M.A. in Management Required Curriculum
  • 18 hrs
    M.Ed. in Kinesiology Required Curriculum
  • 12 hrs
    Required Concentration Courses
  • 54 hrs
    Total Dual Degree

M.A. in Management

Required Common Curriculum (24 Hours)

Required Concentration Courses

(12 Hours)

  • HCMG 6310
    Strategic Health Care Planning, Marketing and Policy
  • HCMG 6320
    Managed Health Care
  • HCMG 6330
    Long-Term Care Administration
  • HCMG 6380
    Health Services Management Capstone Initiative

M.Ed. in Kinesiology

Required Curriculum (18 hours)