Sport Leadership - MS

Please note that this program will not be offered on the Providence campus for the 2017-2018 Academic Year.

The Sport Leadership Master of Science degree program is a 10 course, 45 credit-program for individuals interested in careers within the area of Sport. Courses within this unique graduate degree examine the social and business issues that are critical to sport leadership. Graduates will be equipped with the skills and knowledge to seek leadership positions in all facets of the sports industry.

Upon completion of the program, graduates are expected to:

  • Connect leadership principles and knowledge of the sport industry operations to advance organizational objectives and support strategic initiatives.
  • Author operational strategies necessary to foster a culture of collaboration, engagement and tolerance within a sports organization.
  • Demonstrate the written and verbal communication competencies required of leaders in the Sports Management Industry.
  • Integrate research, leadership theory and quantitative data to generate informed and socially responsible decisions.

Graduates of The Sport Leadership Master of Science degree program are prepared to enter into leadership positions within the trillion dollar global sports industry. The global sports industry encompasses a variety of employment areas that include, but are not limited to: Sports Marketing, Sports Events, Sports Equipment & Apparel, Sports Sponsorship's, Professional Sports, Intercollegiate Athletics, Sports Facilities & Venues, Sport Recreation, Sports Media and Sports Tourism and Adventure. 

Sport Leadership

Master of Science (MS)

Core Courses
HRM5010Human Resource Management4.5
MGMT5800Effective Leadership4.5
RSCH5700Research and Inquiry4.5
SPL5100Sports and Entertainment Venues & Events, Development and Management4.5
SPL6010Finance and Revenue Generation in Sport4.5
SPL6030Global Issues in Sport Leadership4.5
SPL6050Contemporary Leadership Strategies in Sport4.5
SPL6070Effective Communication Strategies in Sport4.5
SPL6120Diversity and Social Responsibility in Sport4.5
SPL6150Advanced Marketing Methods in Sport4.5
Total Credits45.0