Master of Science in Sport, Fitness & Recreation Leadership
DePaul University

Program Details

DePaul University offers the online MS in Sport, Fitness & Recreation Leadership. This program seeks to develop leaders in a variety of areas of kinesiology, while focusing on the holistic care and health of athletes and individuals in fitness and recreation settings. With an increased awareness of current events and issues and having built a professional network, students are qualified upon graduation to accept positions as athletic directors, as well as leadership or management roles in athletic departments, recreation and fitness facilities, corporate fitness centers, or university athletic programs to name a few.


  • Official transcripts from all colleges or universities attended
  • Resume
  • Two letters of recommendation from professors or work supervisors
  • Personal statement indicating professional goals and related experience, as well as why DePaul's program in Sport, Fitness and Recreational Leadership is of particular interest
  • There are 2 summer seminars required as the only face-to-face obligation of the program.

School Accreditation Statement

Higher Learning Commission