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Sport Leadership and Management

Master of Science

Graduate Program

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Transformative Leaders in the Sport Industry

The Sport Leadership program is a research-based study of sport from psychological, sociocultural, developmental, and managerial perspectives. Students gain the knowledge and skills needed to become competent, transformative leaders in the sport industry.

Contact Info

Department of Sport Leadership and Management

Laws Hall 118

Oxford, OH 45056


Curriculum and Courses

This Master’s program is focused on the study of leadership in sport, with supporting interdisciplinary knowledge in sport psychology, cultural studies of sport, sport management, and related cognate areas. The program prepares students for leadership roles in higher education, coaching, athletic administration, student-athlete development, sport psychology, and consulting through required coursework, independent experiences in research, teaching, consulting, coaching, and administrative internships.

  • SLM 621 Research Foundations in Sport Leadership and Management
  • EHS 645 Introduction to Qualitative Research Methodologies
  • SLM 632 Psychological Foundations of Sport
  • SLM 635 Strategic Management of Sport Organizations

At Miami, there’s something for everyone.

Course Catalog

Facts and Stats

A Degree That Holds Its Worth

  • Top 10 College for Producing Fortune 500 CEOs Nationwide

    Money Magazine

  • 98% of Master's Graduates are Successfully Employed, Enrolled in Higher Education, or in a Volunteer/Service Program

    Miami University Data

  • Top 50 National Public University

    U.S. News & World Report, 2020


Where Education Becomes Something Greater

Explore what it means to be a graduate student at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio, where students prepare to go anywhere and everywhere.

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