Master of Arts in Athletic Leadership
Rider University

Program Details

Pursue a Master of Arts in Athletic Leadership to refine effective leadership skills and advance your current career.  This self-paced program is designed for the working adult student, with accelerated options for  undergraduates interested in combining bachelor’s and master-level studies leading into this MA.  Your sports management master’s degree online studies will cover topics including but not limited to:

  • Evidence-based research
  • Sports analytics
  • Risk management

Faculty bring professional coaching, administrative and training experience to the virtual classroom.  Students may specialize in areas from sports psychology and coaching to athletic administration or career exploration.  Graduates with this sports management degree online may pursue careers such as head and assistant coaching, media specialist roles, operations management, and more.

Learning Pace


Learning Schedule


% Online

100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

Rider University is accredited by:

Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE)

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)