Help for Our Newly Admitted Students
Congratulations! Now that you have been admitted to the Georgia State University Sports Administration program, what are the next steps? View our FAQs if you need more information about the program.
The Sports Administration program is housed in the College of Education & Human Development and the Department of Kinesiology and Health. The Kinesiology and Health main office is in the lower level of the Sports Arena in room 137. The Sports Arena is located at the corner of Piedmont and Decatur. The Rankin Cooter Office of Sport Research Lab is located in the Sports Arena in room 123. If you have not visited the campus before and would to schedule a visit with the program, go to the Campus Visit and Contact Us page here.
All scheduling of classes is done through Georgia State’s GoSolar program. You will be able to sign up for class, check financial aid, and look at past records. Being able to do this online is preferable to standing in line at the One Stop Shop. Students should contact their advisor to plan a course schedule. Additionally, students can view the two year tentative schedule on the Degree Regulations and Courses Page.
Contact the Sport Business Lab assistant for instructions on how to register.
Learn more about how financial aid works, programs you can sign up for and available grants and scholarships on the University's financial aid page.
Yes. In the Fall and Spring semesters, the faculty requires newly admitted students to attend a new student orientation. The date and time will be sent out by the Sport Business Listserv.
The Listserv is the program’s main way of communication with its students. It serves as a mode of communication to let them know about internships, job postings, volunteer work, program news and information, orientation for newly admitted students and general GSU information as well.
Many students seek out graduate assistantship positions to help pay for their graduate school tuition, better their careers and to gain more experience. These announcements are sent via the Sport Business Listserv. The program offers a limited number of positions each semester for Sports Administration students.
Learn more about our graduate assistantship positions.
Sport Management and Administration Club (SMAC) is the program’s official student club.
Eligible students may contact the Graduation Services Office to apply for graduation. No graduation will be approved without prior registration. Every graduate candidate for a degree MUST be registered during the semester of completion of all graduation requirements, including general examinations, dissertation/thesis defense, portfolio or internship. You must have a minimum of a 3.00 GPA.
• Fall Semester graduation, applications due June 15
• Spring Semester graduation, applications due September 15
• Summer Semester graduation, applications due January 15