Master of Arts in Sports Administration & Leadership

Why an MSAL?

The Augustana University Master of Arts in Sports Administration & Leadership (MSAL) Program prepares graduates for leadership roles in a variety of sport-related professions.

  • Engaging courses combine with hands-on experience to encourage integration of coursework into real-life applications.
  • Students customize their program of study with elective coursework related to personal goals and interests.
  • A synthesis portfolio, graduate paper and oral defense serve as the culminating projects for this degree.
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Course Descriptions

Tuition & Fees

Faculty


Contacts

  • Program Director of Master of Arts in Sports Administration & Leadership Scott Schmidt | scott.schmidt@augie.edu |605.274.5226
  • Graduate Program Coordinator for the School of Business Karli Stephenson | karli.stephenson@augie.edu | 605.274.2747

 

Highlights

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The Augustana University Master of Arts in Sports Administration & Leadership (MSAL) Program offers a 4+1 advanced track and 1- or 2-year tracks. The MSAL features a sports administration and leadership studies core and an integrative studies core with a plan of study that is flexible for students.

Augustana MSAL students will demonstrate:

  • Ability to apply theories of sports administration and leadership in practical experiences
  • In-depth knowledge of current issues in sports administration
  • Application of ethical/legal standards for professionals in sports administration
  • Advanced skills in oral and written communication, as well as critical thinking and research