Master of Sports Leadership
Northeastern University

Program Details

The online Master of Sports Leadership is designed for working students at mid- and entry-levels of the sports industry.  Students may choose between customizable concentrations to better reach professional goals, such as eSports, analytics, or collegiate athletics.  This online sports management degree will cover topics including but not limited to:

  • Legal aspects
  • Media relations
  • Ethics and conduct

While the schedule of this program remains flexible, with full- or part-time options, there is a week-long summer intensive on the Boston campus.  Take advantage of experiential learning opportunities, and skills development in team building, strategic planning, finance, and more.  Graduates with this sports management master’s degree online may go on to pursue careers in professional or collegiate sports management, wellness, marketing, and other lucrative, high-demand fields.

Learning Pace


Learning Schedule


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100% Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

Commission on Sport Management Accreditation (COSMA)

School Accreditation & Licensing

Northeastern University is accredited by:

New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Admission Tests

Proof of English Language Proficiency (International Students)

Application Requirements

Statement of Purpose/Intent, Resume/CV, Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Official College Transcript(s)