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Sport Leadership

Johnson & Wales University

24 months
786 USD/credit 23580 USD/year
786 USD/credit 23580 USD/year
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As the global sports industry continues to grow, so does the need for business-focused administrators within athletic organizations. The online Sport Leadership program of Johnson & Wales University is designed to introduce students to the sports industry while giving them the solid business foundation necessary in today's market.


Students in the Sport Leadership program of Johnson & Wales University will study contemporary leadership, communication strategies, operations, and global issues in sport, as well as traditional business methods such as finance, economics, and business policy.

What you'll learn

Upon completion of this program, students will: 

  • Gather, interpret and analyze research to inform decision-making at operational and strategic levels of an organization.
  • Use advanced communication skills and awareness of cultural differences in global and domestic business interactions.
  • Analyze problems from a diverse perspective, propose effective solutions and evaluate the impact of executive decisions.
  • Assess and evaluate business entities taking into account cross-functional environments as they affect ethical decision-making in domestic and global organizations.
  • Connect leadership principles and knowledge of the sport industry operations to advance organizational objectives and support strategic initiatives.

Why earn your MBA - Sport Leadership online with JWU?

  • Complete coursework and assignments at your own pace through our convenient online format
  • Learn from faculty with years of experience in business, who can help inform your career
  • Participate in experiential learning assignments, designed to prepare you for advanced-level positions with public and private organizations

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Sports and Entertainment Venues & Events, Development & Management
  • Operations Management 
  • Contemporary Leadership Strategies in Sport
  • Effective Communication Strategies in Sport
  • Global Issues in Sport Leadership

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


60 alternative credits



Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Submit Your Free Application
    • Upon application, your dedicated online admissions associate will send you an electronic Transcript Request Form(s) via Docusign to sign, which will allow JWU to request your transcript(s) on your behalf. (If your school requires additional information to process the request, you will be notified by the admissions team.) JWU must receive transcripts, diplomas, and/or certifications from all postsecondary schools, so you may receive more than one Docusign request to complete.
    • Applicants must submit two recommendations
    • You can complete your statement of purpose completely online

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    23580 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 786 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    23580 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 786 USD per credit during 24 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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