The student section during a VCU basketball game
The student section during a VCU basketball game.

A professional graduate degree is an important advantage in the sport industry. The CSL is built to ensure our students transition into meaningful full-time employment upon graduation.

Designed for you

CSL students:

  • Earn a nationally-recognized degree in one year, which is half the time of most other programs.
  • Form professional networks with other students and CSL industry alumni.
  • Leave with a full year of work experience.
  • Take ownership of real-world initiatives and hands-on projects in the community.

Take the next step.

Apply now.

To apply for admission to the Center for Sport Leadership at VCU, please follow the instructions below, keeping in mind that full-time applicants may only apply for fall admission. Distance learning applicants may apply for fall, spring or summer admission.

The application itself is submitted electronically to the VCU Graduate School. Official transcripts may be mailed directly to the Center for Sport Leadership at:

Center for Sport Leadership at VCU
Attn: Beatriz Ferreira
1300 West Broad Street, Box 842003 
Richmond, Virginia 23284-2003

Find more information on admission policies for U.S. citizens and permanent residents.

Find more information on admission policies for international applicants.

I am eternally grateful for my CSL experience, and want to give back to further the experience  of classes still to come.

Zach 
Reynolds,
 '14
Associate director of athletic communications
Harvard University