Applying to the online Master’s in College Athletic Administration at Coker University is easy. 

Application Deadlines


classes begin mid-February



classes begin mid-June

1. Online Application

Complete our free online application and select your desired masters program.

2. Two Professional Letters of Recommendation

Your references should be either academic or professional – It’s up to you. But if you choose a professional reference, choose a former manager or supervisor. References from family members and/or friends are not accepted.

Consider individuals who will be able to speak to:

  • Your ability to multi-task and remain focused with a significant workload
  • Your ability to participate in a rigorous program that is, to a large part, self-directed
  • Your strengths as a potential student.

3. Resume

If you don’t already have a polished resume, there is a great website that might help. It’s easy to use and it’s free. Simply go to and select a template to get started.

4. Personal Statement

The Statement of Purpose is your written “time to shine” and serves as your introduction to the admissions committee. In this 1-page essay, you’ll have the chance to tell your story.

Not sure what to include? Here are some helpful tips and guidelines:

  • First, you’ll want to introduce yourself
  • Discuss your background and motivation for pursuing your degree
  • Talk about your future plans, once you have completed your degree
  • Introduce relevant work experience and accolades from your career and how they relate to your anticipated studies – tell us why you’re a good candidate for the program

5. Official Transcripts

Our Admissions committee will need official transcripts for all undergraduate work from any colleges/universities you have attended. We are more than happy to help request these on your behalf! Please complete our secure, cloud-based document here. We ask that our prospective students have an undergraduate GPA of a 3.0 or higher. If your GPA falls below 3.0, our Admissions Committee may reach out to you for additional references to support your application.