Master of Science in
Sports & Leisure Administration
Oral Roberts University’s Master of Science in Sports & Leisure Administration is residential a program that can equip you to meet the business, coaching and experiential challenges that come with building a sports, fitness, or recreation career. You will graduate with the knowledge, disciplines, and insights needed to lead the sports and leisure industry. More than this, our commitment to educating your whole person—mind, body, and spirit—can truly set you apart by preparing you to bring innovative and team leadership to sports-related enterprises.
Our unique mission to develop Spirit-empowered leaders will enable you to accelerate your leadership abilities and skills in a $900 billion global industry that is exploding with opportunities through mobile technology, interactive spectatorship, fantasy sports, and performance analytics. These emergent technologies are opening the door for a new generation of sports professionals who are prepared to step in.
POTENTIAL OCCUPATIONS INCLUDE:
- Sports Coach / Administrator
- Fitness / Facility Center Manager
- Athletic Director
- Sports Development Officer
- Event or Tourism Manager
- Athletics Marketer
WHAT ABOUT ACCREDITATION?
ORU is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) and utilizes world-class curriculum.
WHAT DISTINCT COURSES WILL I TAKE?
To earn an M.S. in Sports & Leisure Administration, you will take various courses such as Sports Marketing and Public Relations, Sports Analytics, Sports and Leisure Law, Facility Operations, and Sports Internship.
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HOW LONG WILL IT TAKE ME TO GRADUATE?
This program is 30-credit hours. You could complete this degree in as little as 20 months when you enroll full-time. We consider full-time enrollment for this program as 6 credit hours per semester. You take each course with those you enter the program, as well as connecting with your instructor and cohort in a webinar throughout each course. You complete the program by creating an applied project, such as authoring a fitness lifestyle e-book, packaging a sports-training program, or launching a major sports organization initiative.
HOW MUCH DOES THIS PROGRAM COST?
Our affordable tuition means your finances go further. In addition, many students benefit from federal aid and our interest-free payment plan. To view your cost, click here.
ANY OTHER REASONS TO COMPLETE MY DEGREE WITH ORU?
- Graduate on time with a Success Coach who will walk with you every step of the way.
- Fit classes into your schedule so you can balance work and family commitments.
- Receive academic support with easy access to caring professors and helpful learning resources.
- Access course materials anytime and anywhere with our mobile-friendly and user-friendly online platform.