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Sport Administration and Leadership

Become a leader in the business of sport

Master in Sport Administration and Leadership

A career you are already passionate about!

The Master in Sport Administration and Leadership is a 48 credit learner-centered program with an emphasis on small group collaboration. Students generally complete the program in two years, with a perfect balance of individualized attention, real-world experience, and an in-depth academic curriculum.

MSAL graduates have deep knowledge and understanding of the business, environmental, and social dimensions the sport industry; and are ready to succeed in both professional and intercollegiate arenas of sport.

  • Placement Rate: 90% in first six months after graduation; 40% before graduation.
  • Paid Graduate Assistantships (Up to $16,000)
  • Academic and need-based scholarships.
  • National and local internships.

Reach out at any time to learn more! 

Maylon Hanold Ed.D | Program Director


The MSAL program equipped me with the knowledge and understanding to be successful in both the professional and intercollegiate arenas of sport.

Lisa Nielsen Assistant Director of Events University of Washington Athletics


Sport is a booming industry that demands highly prepared business professionals. We are committed to providing an unsurpassed educational experience for students, and to help you achieve your career goals.

Our curriculum will provide the knowledge to combine experiential learning with key principles like strategic planning, marketing, human resource management, financing, sponsorship, sustainability, and leadership, to become a leader in harnessing the power of sport to produce individual and social change.


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Meet our alumni and students

  • Ryan McGowan
    Ryan McGowan

    "I aim to use my joint degree to advocate for sustainability and justice in a sport organization."

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  • Livia Mahaffie
    Livia Mahaffie

    MSAL 2017
    "MSAL provided a solid foundation and the opportunity to network and cultivate professional relationships."

    Read More about Livia Mahaffie

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