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NCAA Compliance & Sports Law Master's Degree

While millions of Americans love watching sports, industry insiders understand that universities and professional sports franchises operate in complex, high-stakes regulatory environment. Compliance experts are in demand to ensure that schools avoid sanctions that can devastate both the school and the student-athletes. On the professional level, athletes and teams must navigate a complex world of labor and health regulations as well as contractual procedures, in order to field winning teams and fill their stadiums. Our unique program combines a foundational understanding of law and risk management, with additional focused coursework designed to train graduates to be NCAA compliance and sports law experts.

Requirements

Core Courses (18 Credits)

  • LSTU 500S Introduction to the Legal System (3 credits)
  • LSTU 501S Compliance Skills: Auditing, Investigation & Reporting (3 credits)
  • LSTU 502S Ethics and Professional Standards (3 credits)
  • LSTU 503S Legal Research and Analysis (3 credits)
  • LSTU 507S Risk Assessment and Management (3 credits)
  • LSTU 540S MLS Masters Capstone (3 credits)

NCAA Compliance and Sports Law Concentration (12 Credits)

  • LSTU 510S NCAA Governance Process (3 credits)
  • LSTU 511S NCAA Rules I and Infractions Cases (3 credits)
  • LSTU 512S NCAA Rules II and Enforcement Process (3 credits)
  • LSTU or LAW Electives (3 credits)