Lasell's Sports Management Certificate in Leadership is designed for the working individual looking to focus on the current and future trends facing the sport industry in order to be an effective leader. The certificate can be used as a base for career advancement or as an entrance into Lasell's Master of Science in Sports Management Degree Program.

Candidates for the sports management degree online and in person must hold a bachelor’s degree and submit an application for study in the graduate program along with all necessary documents.

Monica Barudin Student Testimonial

Chris Noyes '20, 
Management Certificate
Sport Leadership Certificate 

 “I genuinely enjoyed taking these courses. I saw the value in everything that I was learning as it was all relevant to my career goals. Every course and every assignment was designed to give me the knowledge that I sought.  Lasell’s online learning format allowed me to create a schedule to attend to the various priorities in my life. I was able to work full time, care for my family’s needs, and complete my class assignments. " 
- Director of Sports Medicine, Lasell University


The core curriculum is made up of 3 courses (9 credits) and 2 additional sport management courses of your choosing. 

Sport & Rec Ldrship to Shape the Future
3 credits
Exec & Strat leadership in the Sport Ind
3 credits
Leisure Studies Foundation
3 credits


Candidates seeking admission to a certificate program must hold a bachelor's degree from an accredited institution and demonstrate through academic background and/or work experience the ability to succeed in graduate studies. GRE/GMAT scores are not required for admission.

Application Requirements

  1. Online application
  2. Official transcripts of all college-level coursework *
  3. Resume
  4. A one-page personal statement describing your goals, strengths, and potential for achievement in graduate school

*Materials should be submitted online or emailed to gradinfo@lasell.edu
Lasell University
The Office of Graduate Enrollment
1844 Commonwealth Ave. 
Newton, MA 02466