Master of Sports Leadership
Northeastern University

Program Details

The online Master of Sports Leadership provides the foundation for careers in management, marketing, or communications within a variety of sport-related occupations, such as working with professional or intercollegiate sports teams, in fitness clubs, or with wellness organizations.  Students learn what it takes to build and maintain effective teams on the field and in the office; the most effective approaches and techniques for tackling ethical dilemmas; and about the legal issues related to equipment use, facility management, and accommodations for special populations.  Courses teach how to assess the application of sports and athletics for greater social and economic good; about the planning, scheduling, and financial issues associated with running an athletics program; and how to use sports to foster diversity, prevent violence, and improve the health of local and global communities.


  • Official transcripts from all colleges/universities previously attended
  • Statement of purpose
  • Professional resume
  • Two letters of professional recommendation
  • Official TOEFL or IELTS scores (if applicable)

School Accreditation Statement

New England Commission of Higher Education