Admissions criteria

  • Completed bachelor’s degree or equivalent
  • Minimum grade point average of 3.00 (GPA) calculated from official transcripts of all post-secondary educational institutions attended in last 90 quarter/60 semester credits of the bachelor’s degree, including any transfer credit earned during this time, and any post-baccalaureate course work. 
  • In special cases, those with a GPA less than a 3.00 will be admitted on a probationary basis.

Required documents

    • Completed Application for Graduate Admission form here.
    • Nonrefundable application fee as specified by Graduate Admissions (waived for Seattle University alumni).
    • Evidence of a four-year equivalent bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution. Applicants earning a bachelor’s degree from a non-graded institution must submit official GRE or GMAT scores in lieu of GPA.
    • Current résumé reflecting one year of relevant professional experience in a sport organization preferred
    • Two letters of recommendation, which must detail the applicants academic qualifications or comment on professional abilities.
    • If English is not the applicant’s native language, official English proficiency scores meeting the university’s entrance requirements must be submitted. Details here.
    • All applicants who attended or completed their bachelor’s and/or master’s degree outside of the United States must have their transcripts evaluated by Educational Credential Evaluators (ECE) or Educational Perspectives (EP). Details on how to do this can be found here.  If you have further questions, please contact Graduate Admissions.

Apply online here.

Contact Us

Brian McCullough
Certificate Coordinator
(206) 220-8261

Maylon Hanold Ed.D.
Program Director
(206) 398-4663

Rose Kaser
Graduate Program Coordinator

Graduate Admissions
(206) 220-8010