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Students in our Sport Administration concentration take courses in a curriculum modeled after the standards of the Commission on Sport Management Accreditation (COSMA). The concentration provides unique opportunities for our students by partnering with local, regional, national, and global sport organizations to provide students with practical experience while enrolled at EIU. Sport Administration students have the opportunity for advanced discovery through guided research with faculty mentors in the areas of sport management, sport marketing, sport economics, sport history, philosophy of sport, sport sociology, and sport psychology. The concentration provides students with an existing professional network in collegiate athletics, professional sport, health and fitness, and recreation. Assistantships are available with EIU Athletics and the EIU Student Recreation Center.