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Master Online

Sports Leadership (Online)

Northeastern University

18 months
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22666 USD/year
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Designed to enhance the skills of students at all levels of experience in the industry, the Master of Sports Leadership (Online) at Northeastern University prepares you to excel in diverse fields of sports-related occupations.

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Overview

The practice-oriented Master of Sports Leadership (Online) from Northeastern University  is structured to accommodate mid-career athletic administrators and coaches, as well as individuals seeking to prepare for careers in the sports industry. 

Developed in collaboration with Northeastern University's Center for the Study of Sport in Society, the Master of Sports Leadership prepares you for a variety of sport-related occupations—whether it’s working with a professional or intercollegiate sports team, with a fitness club or wellness organization, or in marketing, communication, or sports management. 

Courses within this unique graduate degree examine the social and business issues that are critical to sports leadership. 

Offered in an online format with an intensive one-week summer institute in Boston, this practice-oriented degree provides you with a well-rounded educational experience—equipping you to advance your career in the sports industry.

Program Objectives

  • Identify your leadership styles and strengths and take steps to improve your leadership capacity
  • Understand what it takes to build highly effective teams
  • Obtain approaches and techniques for effectively tackling ethical dilemmas
  • Explore the legal issues related to equipment use, facility management, and accommodation for special populations
  • Learn how to leverage sports for greater social and economic good
  • Examine the planning, scheduling, and financial issues associated with running a successful athletics program

Career Outlook

Already a multi-billion-dollar field, the sports industry is projected to experience faster-than-average growth over the next several years. Located all over the country, sports-related organizations and businesses require a variety of educated and skilled employees to manage day-to-day operations. 

While knowledge is crucial, success is often contingent upon your willingness to work beyond 9-5—with many sporting events and related activities taking place on nights, weekends, and holidays. 

The sports industry is exciting—filled with people who are driven by a passion for what they do and who are extremely satisfied with their career choice.

  • Discover how to use sports to foster diversity, prevent violence, and improve the health of local and global communities

Accreditation

The Commission on Sport Management Accreditation (COSMA)

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Developing Your Leadership Capability
  • Ethical Leadership
  • Sport in Society
  • Leadership and Organization in Sport
  • Sports Law
  • Sports Media Relations
  • Digital Era: The Power of Social Media

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
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).
6.5
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Credits

36 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

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

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).
6.5
Start practicing IELTS today!
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

  • Online application
  • Statement of purpose (500–1000 words): identify your educational goals and expectations of the program
  • Professional resumé
  • Unofficial undergraduate transcripts; official transcripts required at the time of admission
  • Two letters of recommendation: from individuals who have either academic or professional knowledge of your capabilities such as a faculty member, colleague, or mentor, preferably one from your current employer
English language proficiency proof: students for whom English is not their primary language must submit one of the following:
  • Official associate or bachelor's degree transcript from an accredited college or university in the U.S., stating degree conferral and date
  • TOEFL, IELTS, or NU Global Exam scores

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    22666 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 34000 USD for the full programme during 18 months.
  • National

    22666 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 34000 USD for the full programme during 18 months.

Funding

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