The CSL is one of only two schools in the nation that offers a graduate degree in sport leadership.
The Center for Sport Leadership at Virginia Commonwealth University offers a structured graduate program that combines classroom theory with exposure to relevant field experiences. Our programs' strengths include:
- Faculty who are leaders in their specialized fields
- Interdisciplinary courses
- Annual two-week trip to Europe to study sports abroad
- Opportunities to produce actual events in our capstone SEED (sport and entertainment event development) class
- Graduate assistantships that provide real professional experience
- Master of Sport Leadership
On campus: A 12- to 16-month program, including a graduate assistantship, for full-time students
- On Campus: 12 month program that includes classes with Real Madrid Graduate School and a five week residency in Madrid, Spain.
Distance learning: Classes taken online; designed for working students outside the Richmond area
- Dual-degree M.S.L./M.B.A. program
- A partnership track between the School of Education and School of Business.