Apply | Master's In Coaching & Athletics Administration | Concordia University Irvine


Term Dates
Summer May 20th 2019
Fall August 19th 2019
Winter November 18th 2019
Spring February 17th 2020

Applications are accepted on a rolling basis.

Online Application Paper Application

Application Fee: $50

Requirements: Students must possess a bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution with a minimum GPA of 2.75 (or a letter of petition approved by the Admissions Committee if the GPA is below a 2.75).

We do NOT require students to take the GRE or GMAT exam or provide letters of recommendation.

Your official transcript from a regionally accredited college or university that confirms your bachelor's degree can be mailed to this address:
Concordia University Irvine
Attention: MCAA Admissions
1530 Concordia West
Irvine, California 92612-3203

Transfer Students

  • A total of 8 equivalent graduate-level units can be considered for transfer in place of MCAA elective units.
  • All transfer coursework must be graduate-level work completed at a regionally accredited institution.
  • Send official graduate-level transcripts and course descriptions, along with the course transfer request form to Concordia “Attention: MCAA Admissions - Lupe Valdivia".
  • If your school can send official electronic transcripts, please have them sent to [email protected].
  • The MCAA program director will decide whether a course is transferable or not once all necessary paperwork is submitted (pending Registrar approval).
  • We will only review transfer course work once a student has been accepted into the MCAA program.

International Students

Application Fee: $150

International transcripts must be evaluated by the International Education Research Foundation.

International Paper Application

Petition Letter

If your undergraduate cumulative GPA is below a 2.75, you can write a petition letter to the Admissions Committee. This 2-3 page letter should include the following:

  • an explanation for why your GPA was below a 2.75
  • what you have done since graduating that has prepared you for graduate school
  • what you are doing now and hope to do in the future
  • why you chose the Concordia MCAA program.

Your petition letter can be emailed to John Kulstad at [email protected]


If you need assistance with the admissions process, contact John Kulstad at 949-214-3575 or [email protected]