Students should make a formal application to the Sports Administration program through the Sports Administration Program Coordinator during the spring of their first year or fall of sophomore year. Transfer students and upperclassmen may also apply and will be readily considered as part of the semester cohort. General information and criteria for selection to the program is published in the Sports Administration Program Handbook and on the Castleton University website. Students must complete a minimum of 28 credits, including PED 1350 - Introduction to Sports Administration, BUS 1270 - Principles of Computer-Based Information Systems, as well as having at least a 2.3 GPA overall and a successful interview to be admitted to the program.
The culminating experience of PED 4811 - Internship in Sports Administration will also require a formal application process. Students can apply for internship after completing 75 credits overall (during Junior year), 30 credits in the Sport Administration core, have a 2.5 GPA overall and 2.7 in the SA Core. To be formally approved and eligible to enroll in PED 4811 - Internship in Sports Administration a student must have completed 90 credits overall, 35 credits in the required core, maintained the aforementioned GPA requirements and submit an approved application.
Complete the Sports Administration Required Core (43 cr):