Master's Program in Sport and Olympic Studies

Overview of the Sport and Olympic Studies Degree Program from 2020

Aiming to produce global leaders for the world of sports, the Tsukuba International Academy for Sport Studies (TIAS) offers a Master’s Program in Sport and Olympic Studies under the Degree Programs in Comprehensive Human Sciences of the University of Tsukuba’s Graduate School of Comprehensive Human Sciences. Since the establishment of TIAS in 2015, many of its graduates have been active in various fields of the global sporting fraternity. Through various activities, TIAS has expanded and strengthened its network with international sports organizations, such as the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and the International Paralympic Committee (IPC), and various sports-related organizations and associations around the world.

Along with the restructured graduate school system of the university from 2020, the Master’s Program in Sport and Olympic Studies now covers four modules: Olympic and Paralympic Education; Sport Management (Sport Business, Policy and Governance); Sport Science and Medicine; and Teaching, Coaching and Japanese Culture.

As a hub for international sports human resource development, TIAS will continue to enhance and promote its dynamic activities and its global network.

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