Sport-Based Youth Development

Adelphi University

12 months
35640 USD/year
35640 USD/year
Tuition fee
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We offer a master degree in Sport-Based Youth Development at the Adelphi University. Adelphi University’s mission in sport-based youth development is to lead the field in education, training and research, thereby enhancing the practice of sport-based youth development locally, nationally and globally.


This specialization prepares students for leadership positions in non-profit organizations, interscholastic/intercollegiate sports settings, school systems, sport and summer camps, recreational and athletic leagues, professional sports settings and the corporate social responsibility sector of for-profit organizations. 

Graduates of the program will earn an MS degree in Sport Management or an MA degree in Physical Education, with a Sport-Based Youth Development Specialization at the Adelphi University.

Benefits Of Enrollment

  • Apply for the tuition-free Sport-Based Youth Development Fellowship to gain experience in the field while completing graduate work
  • Seek out Graduate Assistantships that enhance the graduate experience
  • Thrive in a student-centered environment
  • Interact and build relationships with classmates who challenge, inspire, and motivate each other within and outside of the classroom
  • Work closely with engaged and dynamic faculty in the classroom, in the field and through research
  • Enjoy convenient evening courses
  • Take courses at the Garden City campus and/or the Manhattan Center that fit your schedule
  • Choose between on-ground, blended, and online courses that match your learning style
  • Network with local, regional, national and international leaders in the field through coursework, fieldwork and events

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Technology of Health and Physical Education 
  • Sport Marketing 
  • Contemporary Issues in Sport Management
  • Organization and Prin of Coaching 
  • Sport and Exercise Psychology 
  • Organization and Administration Of Youth Sport Programs

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Rolling Admission.




36 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.

English requirements

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).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Transcript showing a Bachelor’s degree completed at an accredited college or university
  • If applicant completed other coursework and/or holds additional degrees from accredited institutions, those transcripts should be submitted as well
  • A personal statement of purpose that includes a description of career goals over the next 5 years, reasons for interest in this graduate program at Adelphi University, and relevant experiences and achievements
  • Current resume
  • 2 letters of reference

Tuition Fee

  • International

    35640 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 35640 USD for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    35640 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 35640 USD for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.


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