CSL/Real Madrid Graduate School Collaborative

 

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Future sports leaders will have the opportunity to be enrolled in the CSL’s internationally ranked Master’s in Sport Leadership program and take courses in Real Madrid Graduate School’s Master’s in Sport Technologies and Digital Transformation in Madrid.  Students will also participate in a five week residency, working with Real Madrid Next, the brand innovation department of Real Madrid C.F.

Expectations

Full-time M.S.L. students:

  • Begin their coursework in the fall semester
  • Attend courses on campus
  • Devote their full time and attention to the program
  • Take five classes per semester
  • Participate in all activities and requirements of the program

Full-time students complete the following schedule over 12 months:

  • Fall semester — 15 credits (five courses on campus in Richmond)
  • Spring semester — 15 credits (five courses on campus in Richmond)
  • Summer Semester - 6 credits plus five week internship in Madrid

Degree requirements

To see the graduation requirements, core courses, electives and full curriculum of the M.S.L. program, visit the VCU Bulletin.

Deadlines

Full-time students:

Early consideration, Nov. 15 

Second wave, Jan. 15

Third wave, March 15

Final, May 15

Distance learning:

Fall semester, April 15 

Spring semester, Nov. 1

Summer semester, March 15

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Why leadership?

As in, why do we offer a Master of Sport Leadership, instead of a Master of Sport Management, the comparable degree you’ll see at most other schools? At CSL we think our students should focus on more than simply managing changes in the industry; they should be industry leaders. Leadership is more than a buzzword at CSL. It's why our students engage with the local community, earn valuable job experience as part of our curriculum and set the agenda for the future of our industry.

Together we lead. 
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