Program Description

 

The Sport Leadership program is a research-based study of sport from psychological, sociocultural, developmental, and managerial perspectives. Students gain the knowledge and skills needed to become competent, transformative leaders in the sport industry. The program prepares students for leadership roles in sport psychology, sport management, higher education, coaching, athletic administration, student-athlete development, and mental performance consulting through required coursework, independent experiences in research, teaching, and consulting, coaching, and administrative internships.

About Miami University of Ohio

Miami is a residential university with faculty who are dedicated to learning and discovery. A liberal education core provides the foundation for the more specialized studies of the majors. Immersing students in both academic and co-curricular experiences has enabled Miami to achieve a top-tier national ranking among universities that provide the best student outcomes. Founded in 1809, Miami's name reflects the history of the Native American tribe that once inhabited the Miami Valley region of Ohio. Miami maintains strong ties with the Miami Tribe, now located in Oklahoma. Based on Fall 2017 enrollment, 17,147 undergraduates and 2,305 graduate students study on the Oxford campus. Regional campuses in Hamilton, Middletown, and West Chester enroll 4,972 combined. Miami offers bachelor's degrees in over 120 areas of study. Graduate students choose from more than 60 master's and doctoral degree programs. Several associate's degrees as well as bachelor's degrees are offered through study at the regional locations.