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Sure, sports are competitive; but the competition begins off the field long before the game kicks off. By empowering you to understand sports law, economics, and contract negotiations, Drexel’s online MS in Sport Management program equips you with the skills and vision to make game-time business decisions guaranteed to outsmart the competition both on and off the field.


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Offered by the Lebow College of Business, this program will prepare you to pursue a variety of positions within sports organizations in finance, analytics, marketing, media, management, operations, events, sales and sponsorships, and more.

  • Integrates courses from Drexel’s LeBow College of Business to provide the more business-oriented plan of study the industry demands
  • Provides the opportunity to study with expert faculty who know the sports industry first-hand and can help connect you with professionals working in the field
  • Offers unique exposure to franchises in all four major league sports teams as well as other local and international sport organizations

MS in Sport Business

Offered by the School of Education, this program focuses on coaching theory, pedagogy in coaching, athletic program development and evaluation, sport psychology, sport nutrition, recruitment, training, budgeting, NCAA compliance, and fundraising.

  • Participate in a weeklong international residency to gain exposure to international sport
  • Choose from multiple concentrations that meet your specific needs and professional career goals
  • Learn from practitioner-based faculty who work in the field and apply their experiences to your learning outcomes

MS in Sport Coaching Leadership

Offered by Drexel’s Thomas R. Kline School of Law, this program combines a foundational understanding of law and risk management with focused coursework in areas such as recruitment and ethical conduct, eligibility, special benefits, and financial aid.

  • Provides professionals seeking advanced legal knowledge with an in-depth, specialized study of the legal system
  • Taught by Kline School of Law faculty, a nationally-recognized group of scholars and practitioners with tremendous expertise in their fields
  • Program can be completed on either a part-time or full-time basis

Master of Legal Studies – Concentration in NCAA Compliance and Sports Law

Offered by the Thomas R. Kline School of Law, the certificate provides the tools needed to ensure that collegiate athletics programs are complying with NCAA rules and regulations.

  • Curriculum includes general law courses, focused NCAA training, and in-depth study of collegiate sport regulation
  • Taught by Kline School of Law faculty
  • Fully online program allows you to learn on your schedule

Certificate in NCAA Compliance

Offered by Drexel’s School of Education, this fully online program is designed to meet the demand for strong and informed leadership in athletic departments at the K-12, college, and university levels. No residency requirement. 

  • Taught by accomplished faculty with significant experience working in college and high school sport settings
  • Designed to expand school administrators’ skill sets in supervising and/or running athletic programs
  • Focused on key content areas such as athletic governance and compliance, facilities and event management, fundraising and sponsorship, media relations, and personnel management

EdD in Educational Leadership and Management – Concentration in Athletic Administration