MSA at Canisius Among Best in Nation

October 31, 2023
Master's in Sport Administration at Canisius


The Best Schools ranked Canisius University #10 on its list of Best Online Master's Degrees in Sport Management.  Programs were ranked based on quality, curricula, school awards, rankings and reputation.

The Master’s in Sport Administration (MSA) at Canisius blends theory and practice providing hands-on experience in an NCAA D1 program, with access to assistantships, coaching, operations and facility management opportunities.

Canisius' network of over 1,400 alumni in the sport industry and its many long-standing professional associations gives the university a competitive edge when it comes to finding valuable internship opportunities for students locally with the Buffalo Bills, Sabres, Bisons and New Era Cap, as well as nationally with other professional and intercollegiate sport organizations.  Faculty with professional experience provide personal mentoring, advising and coaching.

The Richard J. Wehle School of Business maintains accreditation by AACSB International, the premier accrediting agency for business programs in the world.  This standard of excellence is achieved by fewer than five percent of business schools worldwide.        

For more information about the Master’s in Sport Administration at Canisius, please contact Shawn O’Rourke, PhD, interim dean of the Richard J. Wehle School of Business and program director of Sport Administration, at @email or 716-888-3719.

Canisius was founded in 1870 in Buffalo, NY, and is one of 27 Jesuit colleges and universities in the U.S. Consistently ranked among the top institutions in the Northeast, Canisius offers undergraduate, graduate and pre-professional programs distinguished by close student-faculty collaboration, mentoring and an emphasis on ethical, purpose-driven leadership.