M.A. Online

Athletic Leadership

Rider University

12 months
950 USD/credit 28500 USD/year
950 USD/credit 28500 USD/year
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Whether you are a current and aspiring coach or athletic administrator, Rider University’s new M.A. in Athletic Leadership offers you the credentials and training needed to advance in your chosen career.


The Athletic Leadership program offers access to Rider University’s extensive D-I program in 19 men’s and women’s sports, as well as the University’s diverse academic expertise in the subject, including business, communication and psychology.

4 + 1 Program for Current Rider Students

With careful planning, you can earn your M.A. in Athletic leadership in just one additional year — saving you time and money! Qualified rising seniors can earn up to 6 credit hours toward the master’s program by taking 2 graduate-level courses as part of their undergraduate requirements.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Current Issues in Sport Psychology
  • Evidence-Based Research and Athletics
  • Current Issues in Athletics 
  • Strength, Speed and Conditioning
  • Fundamentals of Athletic Training and Wellness
  • Athletic Media and Communication
  • Athletic Facilities Management and Planning
  • Athletic Governance and Policy
  • Athletics and Risk Management and Wellness
  • Legal and Ethical Issues in Athletics
  • Athletic Coaching

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits



Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Complete the Application
  • Transcripts must have the official school seal and be translated to English.
  • Photocopies are only accepted when attested by the college or university.
  • Submit Evidence of English Language Proficiency
  • Submit personal statement
  • Submit a current resume
  • Submit proof of finances

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    28500 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 950 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    28500 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 950 USD per credit during 12 months.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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Updated over a year ago

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