Online M.A. in Athletic Leadership

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About the Program

Whether you are a current and aspiring coach or athletic administrator, Rider University’s M.A. in Athletic Leadership offers you the credentials and training needed to advance in your chosen career. Meet the challenges of today — and tomorrow — with a graduate degree focused on such practical issues as leadership, sports psychology, policies and governance, ethics and coaching development. The program offers access to Rider’s extensive and diverse academic expertise in the subject, including business, communication and psychology. Program available in online or hybrid formats. 

4 + 1 Program for Current Rider Students

With careful planning, you can earn your M.A. in Athletic leadership in just one additional year — saving you time and money! Qualified rising seniors can earn up to 6 credit hours toward the master’s program by taking 2 graduate-level courses as part of their undergraduate requirements.