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Summer: June 29, 2018
Summer: June 29, 2018
Credits Required for Graduation
45 Quarter Hours
Northeastern University’s Master of Sports Leadership, accredited by The Commission on Sport Management Accreditation (COSMA), prepares you for success in a variety of athletic businesses — from professional and intercollegiate teams, to community and wellness organizations.
With a flexible curriculum, experiential learning opportunities, and a powerful network of alumni, the sports master’s program will help you:
Interested in advancing your career in the sports industry?
The practice-oriented Master of Sports Leadership 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 sport degree program 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.
COSMA Accredited Institution
The Commission on Sport Management Accreditation is a specialized accrediting body whose purpose is to promote and recognize excellence in sport management education worldwide in colleges and universities at the baccalaureate and graduate levels. Northeastern's Master of Sports Leadership is one of only 18 graduate programs in the U.S. to receive accreditation from the Commission on Sport Management Accreditation (COSMA).
Not ready to commit to a full master's program?
Northeastern also offers two athletic industry graduate certificate programs: Collegiate Athletic Administration and Professional Sports Administration. Earn a career-advancing credential whose credits can later be applied to the Master of Sports Leadership program.
A graduate program at Northeastern University enables you to create the educational experience that best meets your career and life goals. Recognized as a top 40-research university, we offer a dynamic learning environment, fueled, informed, and inspired by professionally-oriented, hands-on study.
Experiential learning. Industry-aligned coursework. Flexible study options. Plus, a global network of faculty practitioners, corporate partners, distinguished alumni, and fellow students. Together, these form the cornerstone of a rewarding Master’s of Sports Leadership education that’s innovative, yet relevant; practical, yet transformative.