Online Master of Legal Studies in Sports Law and Business

The online Master of Legal Studies in Sports Law and Business focuses on solving problems arising in the sports industry using legal and business forces.

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Quick facts

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Total classes: 10

Weeks per class: 7.5

Total credit hours: 30

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Details

The sport industry is a multi-billion dollar enterprise in the United States and may soon exceed a trillion dollars globally. There will be new opportunities for graduates to tackle the industry’s growing legal, ethical, and business issues. This program blends top faculty with unmatched curriculum that only a top-ranked university in law, business, and athletics can offer.

The online program is for industrious students interested in working in the sports, entertainment, and related industries. Graduates are equipped to understand the regulatory, revenue, and branding forces at work in the sports industry, both nationally and globally. That understanding enables graduates to navigate related issues as they arise in the industry.

Online students seeking a focus area are not required or able to take all of the required courses in the sports law and business curriculum, but they are permitted to select from a broad array of courses. They may also be able to participate in an appropriate externship or special project, but they are not required to do so. The M.L.S. program is a customizable degree with nine possible focus areas (each focus area is four courses in a particular subject):

 

Featured courses


Required

SDO 501 U.S. Law and Legal Analysis


Electives

SDO 518 Fundamentals of Contract Law


Electives

SDO 598 Property


Electives

SDO 525 Tort Law


Electives

SDO 598 US Constitution Law


Emphasis area

SDO 598 Professional Sports Law


Emphasis area

SDO 598 Sports Business Strategy


Emphasis area

SDO 598 Advanced Topics in Sports Law


Related careers

Graduates with an ASU Online Master of Legal Studies in Sports Law and Business have career opportunities illustrated in the following list. Career examples include but are not limited to:

Athletic director

Sports front office

General manager

Development director

Sports marketing

NCAA compliance director

College athletics professional

Sports agent

Associate athletic director

Prestigious faculty

The faculty members in the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law have more than 300 combined years of experience. Hailing from across the country, they’re nationally recognized for their wealth of knowledge.

The College of Law’s world-class faculty members provide comprehensive legal education in popular focus areas and address legal challenges on a global scale.

Prestigious faculty

The faculty members in the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law have more than 300 combined years of experience. Hailing from across the country, they’re nationally recognized for their wealth of knowledge.

The College of Law’s world-class faculty members provide comprehensive legal education in popular focus areas and address legal challenges on a global scale.

Admission requirements

U.S. educated applicants can apply through our FastApp process, which streamlines the application process and may allow for an offer of conditional admission to the MLS program while the applicant continues to submit any additional requested documentation.

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Study at one of the best law schools in the country

The Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at ASU is one of the top schools in the nation. The college provides personalized and practical legal education. Offering more than 250 unique courses, students have the opportunity to tailor their educational experiences to meet their unique interests. Our bar passage achievements and peer-reviewed U.S. News and World Report rankings highlight our dedication to preparing students for success.

#1


in Arizona for bar passage.

Top 25


Bar Passage & JD Advantage Jobs, according to the American Bar Association.

Top 10


Public Law Schools, according to U.S. News & World Report.

Top 30


Best Law Schools, according to U.S. News & World Report.

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Our tuition calculator can help you estimate full-time tuition fees for this program without financial aid. Keep in mind: More than 80% of our students receive financial aid.

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