College of Arts and Sciences
Sport Administration and Leadership

Sport Administration and Leadership

Want to work where the action is?

  • Placement Rate: 90% in first 6 months after graduation; 40% before graduation.
  • Paid Graduate Assistantships (Up to $16,000)
  • Academic and need-based scholarships.
  • National and local internships.
  • Alums work for: Seattle Seahawks, Seattle Sounders, Nike, Seattle Storm, Brooks Sport, Seattle Mariners,Tampa Bay Lightning, Special Olympics Washington, University of Washington Athletic Department, and many more.   

Get your dream job!  

Seattle University offers a Master’s degree in Sport Administration and Leadership (MSAL), a certificate in Sport Sustainability Leadership (SSL), and a joint degree with the Law School (JD/MSAL). We inspire and empower visionary leaders, advance knowledge, and serve the community through an integrated focus on business, environmental, and social dimensions in sport. We are committed to providing an unsurpassed educational experience for students to lead the sport industry.

Please take some time and investigate our MSAL program by perusing the different sections of our website. If you have any questions, please contact me.


Galen Trail, Ph.D.
Program Director
(206) 398-4605 


Congratulations Tessa Kalfell!
MSAL 2012 Alumna Tessa Kalfell named to the PCMA’s 20 in their Twenties list.

MSAL named Top 20 Graduate Program in Sport Business International 2016 Post Graduate Rankings. 

Important Dates

  • Registration Begins - WQ17
    November 14, 2016
  • Final Examinations - FQ16
    December 5 - 10, 2016
  • Last Class Day - FQ16
    December 3, 2016
  • All Classes Begin - WQ17
    January 3, 2017
  • MSAL Social 
    January 7, 2017

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