Intercollegiate Athletic Leadership M.Ed.

The Intercollegiate Athletic Leadership master's program at the University of Washington prepares you to become a leader within the athletics industry.

In just one year, you'll graduate with the skills and experience to excel in sports administration. The hybrid structure of the Intercollegiate Athletic Leadership (IAL) program allows you to gain hands-on experience in athletics and grow your professional network all while taking courses focused on leadership development, the impact of sport on society, and skills needed to work in athletic administrations. 

2019 IAL Cohort Photo during summer session at the University of Washington

Why pursue a Master's in Intercollegiate Athletic Leadership? 

  • Earn your master's degree in one year

  • Become a part of the tight-knit IAL alumni network

  • Tailor your IAL internship experience to fit your career goals

Explore our site to learn more about the IAL Curriculum and program structure. If you have any questions or would like to schedule a visit to the University of Washington, please contact us


Interested in launching your career in athletics?
How to Apply to the IAL Program

Attend an IAL Info Session:

Learn more about the IAL program on Tuesday, Nov. 5 from 6 - 7 p.m. at the UW Othello Commons in Seattle

Discover other opportunities to talk with IAL staff and current students here

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"IAL is more than learning about the world of athletics..." 2019 Student Testimonial about the IAL Program