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What Can You Do With a CSRF Administration Degree?

Start your career as soon as you graduate. Our program will prepare you for employment in a variety of fields, including coaching, athletic advising and administration, strength and conditioning for athletics, special event design, sports management, facilities management, all manner of recreation programs, and the fitness, resort and tourism industries.

  • <blockquote class="quote-block--simple"> <p> “Not only was Dr. Veronica Snow a great professor that pushed our classes to better themselves academically, she was a mentor of mine that got me to where I am today.”</p> <p class="blockquote-author"><strong>James Dougherty</strong>, Class of 2012, M.Ed. in Coaching, Sport, Recreation and Fitness Administration</p> </blockquote>
  • <blockquote class="quote-block--simple"> <p> “Everything I learned in the CSRF program was practical information that applied directly to my line of work. Having this master’s degree makes me stand out when I am applying for a job.”</p> <p class="blockquote-author"><strong>Talon Smith</strong>, Classes of 2014 and 2016, M.Ed. in Coaching, Sport, Recreation and Fitness Administration</p> </blockquote>
  • <blockquote class="quote-block--simple"> <p> “In CSRF: Sports Psychology, I loved to learn how I can make my athletes better by helping their mental game and not just the physical aspect of the game.”</p> <p class="blockquote-author"><strong>Morgan Spearman</strong>, Classes of 2014 and 2016, Assistant Softball Coach, University of New Mexico</p> </blockquote>
  • <blockquote class="quote-block--simple"> <p> “All of my CSRF professors made an impact on me as a teacher/coach. I learned from their teaching styles just as much as I learned from the curriculum and content they taught me.”</p> <p class="blockquote-author"><strong>Talon Smith</strong>, Classes of 2014 and 2016, History Teacher/Coach, Grapevine High School</p> </blockquote>
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Why Earn My CSRF Administration Degree at Angelo State?

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Assistantship Opportunities

We offer Developing Women Coaches Graduate Assistantships that give our women students paid opportunities to work with one of ASU’s nine women’s athletic teams for up to two years. Additional instructional programming graduate assistantships are also available that give all students the opportunity to gain valuable coaching and instruction experience in Physical/Recreational Activity Classes and/or working with our various club sports and intercollegiate athletic teams.

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Certificate Program

Interested students can also earn an Athletic Academic Advising Certificate. This valuable credential will help you start or advance your career in student-athlete success programs, and you can complete the required courses within your degree plan. You get an additional credential without having to take extra classes, and the courses are available totally online.

ASU men's basketball coach talking to one of his players on the sidelines.

Student Professional Development Club

You can join our program’s student organization for additional networking and professional development opportunities. Members also compete in intramurals, host social events, attend conferences and volunteer in the community. Our Simpson Leadership and Lifelong Learning Scholarships are available to offset registration costs.

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    Whether you’re pursuing a master’s degree, doctoral degree or certificate/certification, you have access to all the services in our College of Graduate Studies and Research. You’ll find information and resources for everything from registering for classes and writing a thesis – to available graduate/teaching assistantships and graduate research opportunities.