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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.

Offered by the Center for Sport Management, 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 Management


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Offered by the School of Education, this program focuses on budgeting and fiscal management, coaching theory, NCAA compliance, performance and energy systems, prevention and care of athletic injuries, program development, recruitment strategies, sport psychology and more.

  • Participate in a 7-10 day international residency
  • Customizable course deliverables for your level and sport(s) of interest
  • Fully online program allows you to earn a Drexel degree on your schedule

MS in Sport Coaching Leadership

Offered by the Thomas R. Kline School of Law, the certificate is designed for students from across the sport industry interested in developing career-related skills focused on NCAA rules and regulations.

  • Coursework malleable to your professional experience
  • Curriculum includes general law courses, focused NCAA training, and in-depth study of collegiate sport regulation
  • Designed for professionals working in collegiate sports programs as well as career changers who would benefit from focused legal knowledge regarding compliance

Certificate in NCAA Compliance

Offered by Drexel’s award-winning School of Education, this accredited, fully online program is ideal for all levels of administrators and instructional experts. 

  • No residency requirement
  • Cohorts to establish an important learning community that studies and grows together
  • Nine concentration options available, including athletic administration 

EdD in Educational Leadership and Management – Concentration in Athletic Administration

Offered by Drexel’s Thomas R. Kline School of Law, this program combines a foundational understanding of law and risk management with focused coursework that trains you to be an NCAA compliance expert.

  • Curriculum includes general law courses, training in NCAA compliance, and in-depth study of collegiate sport regulations including topics such as recruitment, investigations and sanctions
  • 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

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