M.A. Online

Athletic Leadership

Rider University

12 months
990 USD/credit 29700 USD/year
990 USD/credit 29700 USD/year
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Transform your passion for sports into a rewarding career effectively leading the game with Rider University’s 100% online Master of Arts in Athletic Leadership.


Whether you’re an athlete, athletic administrator, current or aspiring coach, or seeking to expand your knowledge of sports psychology, Rider's online Master of Arts in Athletic Leadership program will provide you with the practical training and credentials to advance in a sports-oriented role.


  • Using a sport-centric approach, our Athletic Leadership program at Rider University will enhance your knowledge in business, communication, leadership and psychology to prepare you to become a standout, well-rounded leader for the changing sports landscape. 

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

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH



Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE®
GMAT admission requirements GMAT

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Online application for graduate study
  • $50 non-refundable application fee
  • A statement of aims and objectives (minimum one page)
  • Official transcripts from every college or university attended submitted directly from the institution. A bachelor's degree is required for full admission to a graduate program. You may be admitted conditionally pending receipt of your degree.
  • Two professional letters of recommendation
  • Current resume
  • Submit official notification of GMAT or GRE scores

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    29700 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 990 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    29700 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 990 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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