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Master of Science: Sport Administration and Leadership

How to Apply

When applying to the Master of Science: Sport Administration and Leadership program, our online platform makes it easy to submit your application and other documentation like a personal statement through our admissions portal. 

Application Deadlines

Applications should be received by the dates below to ensure your admission to Midland University can be completed before the term.

Early Fall 2022

Start Date: August 29

Application Deadline: August 1

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Early Spring 2023

Start Date: January 9, 2023

Application Deadline: December 15, 2022

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Summer 2023

Start Date: May 22

Application Deadline: May 1

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Application Instructions

The first step in applying to Midland University is the online application. Here, you will start to tell us more about your background, and you will create a login to upload all your supporting documents and see your admissions status at any point.

Online Application

Master of Science applicants should complete the graduate application. 

You will begin by creating an account and verifying it via email. The online application will then ask for your contact information, details about your employment and academic history, and two academic references. Once you have submitted this information, you’ll be asked to upload the personal statement described below and officially request your transcripts from previous institutions to be submitted to Midland via mail or electronically.

Please reach out to your advisor or to with any questions.

Personal Statement

Your personal statement helps us get to know you and understand why you are interested in earning your Master of Science: Sport Administration and Leadership degree at Midland.

Your statement should address the following topics.

  • Why are you interested in pursuing a Master of Science: Sport Administration and Leadership degree? How will an MS-SAL degree help advance your personal and professional interests? 
  • What personal and professional attributes make you a strong candidate for this academic program?
  • How will other MS-SAL students benefit from your background, experiences, and values? 

Please note: Your statement should be approximately two pages long.

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After Acceptance

Once a student has been accepted into the program, they will need to submit their $250 enrollment deposit which will be applied to their first term bill to secure their seat in the class.

Please note: The enrollment deposit is nonrefundable due to the fact that we may have turned down other students to secure your seat in the program.

Looking to Fund Your Degree?

At Midland University, we know how important it is to provide a variety of funding options for our students. Thanks to our generous donors, we have several funding options available.


To help guide potential applicants, we’ve created an index of all of the frequently asked questions posts that would give applicants a better idea of the admissions process.

How do I accept my financial aid award?

To view and accept your financial aid award you will need to visit Warrior Central and do the following:

  1. Click on “My Financial Aid,” then click on “Award Letter.”
  2. Click on the box under “accept/reject” to accept the award.
  3. To accept a lesser loan amount, reach out to financial aid directly at Click on “Accept all awards.”
How do I know where I am in the admissions process?

Students can keep track of their application progress by logging into their application portal to see their status at any given time. From there, students can see what documents they still need to turn in and they can also see what they have already submitted as well.

Please note: The submission of required documents and payment of the enrollment deposit are the main things that can hold up a student’s admission into a program.

Who can help me sign up for classes?

Students who are enrolled in one of Midland’s Graduate and Professional Studies programs should: pay their bill or set up a payment plan. Then, contact their advisor to make sure they have a program of study in place.

Once a program of study is in place, the student’s advisor will automatically continue to register them for classes based on their program of study. Any student who would like to know what their curriculum path looks like, please contact your advisor.

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Connect With Our Alumni

At Midland University, we pride ourselves on maintaining relationships with our alumni. To learn more about our program, applicants can request to connect with one of our alumni.


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