About the courseThe Sport Leadership Master of Science degree program is a 10 course, 30 credit-program for individuals interested in careers within the area of sport. Courses within this unique graduate degree examine the social and business issues that are critical to sport leadership. Graduates are equipped with the skills and knowledge to seek leadership positions in all facets of the sports industry.Upon completion of the program, graduates are expected to: Connect leadership principles and knowledge of the sport industry operations to advance organizational objectives and support strategic initiatives. Author operational strategies necessary to foster a culture of collaboration, engagement and tolerance within a sports organization. Demonstrate the written and verbal communication competencies required of leaders in the sports management industry. Integrate research, leadership theory and quantitative data to generate informed and socially responsible decisions.Graduates of the Sport Leadership Master of Science degree program are prepared to enter into leadership positions within the trillion dollar global sports industry. The global sports industry encompasses a variety of employment areas that include, but are not limited to: sports marketing, sports events, sports equipment and apparel, sports sponsorships, professional sports, intercollegiate athletics, sports facilities and venues, sport recreation, sports media, and sports tourism and adventure.
Intake MonthsJanuary, May, August
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AboutJohnson & Wales University is a world-renowned leader in experiential education. It was founded as a business school in 1914 by Gertrude I. Johnson and Mary T. Wales. From its origins as a school devoted to business education, JWU has grown to a junior college, senior college, and ultimately university status. The University is an exceptional education that inspires professional success and lifelong personal and intellectual growth. It is committed to strengthen itself through continuous improvement of academic programs and accountability for student learning. At the heart of the university’s vision is the goal of providing ambitious, purposeful students with the foundation to flourish personally and professionally.
JWU restructured the academic colleges and schools into numerous colleges namely the College of Arts & Sciences, College of Business, College of Culinary Arts, College of Engineering & Design, College of Health & Wellness, College of Hospitality Management, and College of Online Education. Today, the university is offering a variety of new degree programs that reflect the growing industries of tomorrow. At Johnson & Wales, experiential education is more than an internship. It’s curriculum is directly related to students’ chosen industry, so they graduate with the specific knowledge and skills that employers are seeking.
JWU’s teaching approach is unique. The students will be immersed in intimate class settings, exchanging ideas through collaborative learning, and apply what they have learned in the classroom to real world projects in it’s industry-specific labs. Johnson & Wales University has four campuses. The students will find a welcoming, close-knit community and active social life at each. At JWU, it is focused on providing students amazing experiences today to create a more amazing future tomorrow.
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In Providence, the university revitalized close to 100 acres of waterfront alongside our Harborside Campus, providing a stunning natural setting and a range of environmental and recreational benefits to the community. The campus’ 82,000-square-foot Cuisinart Center for Culinary Excellence showcases stunning views of Narragansett Bay and is designed as the nation’s first LEED® (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) certified culinary lab.