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London Sport Administration Program

This program includes educational opportunities unique to London. SPAD 490, The Globalization of Sport, takes advantage of the significant world of Sport and Sport business in and around London. 

Program Dates

July 5, 2022 - August 2, 2022

Dates above indicate a planned departure date from the US and in-country return departure date.


  • Tuition: $1,865 per unit (same as Malibu tuition per unit)
  • Room & Board: $2,452
  • Program Specific Costs:
    • Global Health Fee: $84

Required Vital Documents and Deadlines 

Completed IP Document Submission Form including the following documents:

  • Passport Copy
  • Health Clearance Form and Flight Itinerary
    • Programs departing in July 2022: Due May 13, 2022
  • Visa Copy (if applicable for non-U.S. passport holders): April 22, 2022

Course Requirements

4 units required. 

Course Offerings

SPAD 490 Seminar in Sport Administration (4) 

This is an introduction into the study of the Globalization of Sport. The course will study the history of different sports and the evolution of sports that began in villages and cities and became competitive activities in countries around the world leading to a multi-billion-dollar industry.

Students will have an understanding of the growth and globalization of sports and how many sports have evolved from in-town and regional competition fueled by civic pride to international competition for world sports dominance and financial riches. Students will also learn through lectures and meetings with sports professionals the role of the media, marketing, sponsorships and globalization that have led certain sports and the media to become billion dollar enterprises

Faculty in Residence

Dr. Coletti

Ned Colletti

Executive in Residence in Sports Administration, Communication Division, Seaver College

Office: CCB

Ned Colletti is an executive-in-residence of Sports Administration at Seaver College and teaches classes in Sport Media & Strategic Communication, Sport Leadership and Negotiation (The General Manager), Sport Organizational Culture and the Globalization of Sport.  He is a graduate of Northern Illinois University and has worked in professional sports for 40 years, including nine years as the General Manager of the Los Angeles Dodgers. He is the author of the best-selling book The Big Chair, is a three-time Emmy winner for his work on Spectrum SportsNetLa and is one of a few American sports executives to work in two major sports:  Major League Baseball and the National Hockey League.  He has been teaching at Pepperdine since the Spring semester, 2017 and will be serving in London for the second time during the summer of 2022, calling his London teaching experience during the summer of 2019, one of the greatest and most fulfilling experiences of his career.


Updated: 11.30.21