UW Center for Leadership in Athletics

Intercollegiate Athletic Leadership M.Ed.

We are no longer accepting applications for the 2024-2025 cohort.

Applications for the 2025-2026 cohort will open on August 1st, 2024!

The IAL M.Ed. prepares you for a career in the athletics industry.

Do you want to work in the fast-paced world of athletics? Do you want to make a difference in the lives of student-athletes?

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.

Why pursue a Master’s in Intercollegiate Athletic Leadership? 

Interested in learning more?

Explore our site or check out our IAL brochure below to see an overview of the program. If you have any questions or would like to schedule a visit to the University of Washington, please contact us.

NCACE Accredited

The University of Washington’s Intercollegiate Athletic Leadership M.Ed. program is accredited by the National Committee for Accreditation of Coaching Education.