Master of Science in Sport Leadership and Coaching

Western New England University

Master On Campus
12 months
26760 USD/year
26760 USD/year
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The Master of Science in Sport Leadership and Coaching offered by Western New England University is a game-changing program. The 30-credit program offers two cohort tracks in Athletic Administration and Athletic Coaching.


The program is taught by expert faculty from the University’s AACSB International accredited College of Business, nationally renowned Klein Group Instrument leadership creator, and Management and Leadership faculty. The program offers a convenient learning model consisting of two required one-week residencies, one offered at the beginning of the program and the other at the end. Each residency will be followed by a series of graduate courses that will be offered online with optional in-class sessions.

Why Choose Sport Leadership and Coaching?

The Master of Science in Sport Leadership and Coaching offered at the Western New England University is ideal for students seeking to enter athletic administration (educationally-based sport organizations), athletic coaching, or managerial positions within any sport organization. The program is also a great choice for rising and mid-career sport industry professionals who are seeking to advance their skills in the areas of leadership, decision-making, team building, fundraising, marketing, legal and compliance aspects, and related functional competencies. Our program will help students develop the skills to build and manage a team, assess and recruit talent, and to create a high performing business enterprise that supports organizational and individual success.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Foundations of Leadership Practice
  • Leadership, Problem Solving and Decision Making
  • Organizational Behavior and Theory
  • Sport Leadership and Maximizing Team Performance
  • Sport Analytics and Data Driven Decision Making
  • Compliance and Governance of Sport and Athletic Organizations
  • Sport Agency, Player Personnel Evaluation and Management
  • Resource Development and Program Promotion for Sport and Athletic Organizations
  • Elective

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

You may apply anytime during the year. Applications are processed on a "rolling" basis for most programs. 




30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Application fee or waiver
  • Official Copy of Transcript
  • GMAT* or GRE
  • Two Recommendations
  • Please provide essay responses to the following questions. Limit each response to 500 words. Use at least 11-point font and 1.5 spacing. If you are applying to a combined degree program, you will only need to provide a response to question “a.”
  • a. What strengths will you bring to the graduate program and how will they help you succeed in graduate business study? Discuss any circumstances that you feel account for any perceived weaknesses in your application.
  • b. How will a graduate business degree from Western New England University help you enhance your career and attain your goals?
  • Résumé or Curriculum Vitae

Tuition Fee

  • International

    26760 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 26760 USD for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    26760 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 26760 USD for the full programme and a duration of 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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Master of Science in Sport Leadership and Coaching
Western New England University


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