College of Arts and Sciences
Master of 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) 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 


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

Important Dates 

Intersession 2016

  • Classes Begin
    Monday - August 15, 2016
  • Last Day to Register Add/Drop 
    Friday - August 19, 2016
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MSAL Alumni

Mike Hettick 
2009 MSAL Alum 
Director of Sales - Corporate Partnerships
Seattle Sounders