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Students seeking to continue their education after finishing their undergraduate program should consider taking a master's degree program, a great way to kick-start your career in whatever field you are interested.

What is an MA in Sport? Technically, any area relating to professional sports falls into this category, but the most common aspect the master program relates to is the business and management side. There are many different specializations you can focus on, including marketing, policy, sociology of sport, physiology, and more general forms of management. Less common uses for the degree could be biology and anatomy research in relation to injury to help make sports safer.

There are many disciplines that this course of study pulls from, so there are many benefits to taking this program. First of all, it is a very accessible form of business, and it is easier to succeed in this area than in traditional business schools. Also, courses usually prioritize critical thinking, communication, and a practical attitude.

There are many factors that determine how much studying sports costs. Primarily, the university, program, and even country you study in will affect the expenses. Before enrolling, take a look at all of the options to find the environment that will foster successful education for you.

Because professional sports are so prominent across the globe, there is a high demand for graduates no matter where you study. Frequent career opportunities include sales, public relations, media and communications, event and athletic management, sports development, sports marketing, and policy. The sports industry is one of the largest in the world, so there are many openings for high-salary jobs.

If you are interested in sports, you might consider making a career out of it. The place to start is getting an MA in Sport. To get started, search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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Hartpury College, University of West England

These postgraduate programmes were developed in conjunction with the Bristol Business School and provide students with the opportunity to explore the concept ... [+]

MA/ PgCert/ PgDip Sports Management

These postgraduate programmes were developed in conjunction with the Bristol Business School and provide students with the opportunity to explore the concept of Sports Management. The MA delivers, from an academic perspective, the development of a conceptual understanding of the processes that underpin the effective management of sports services and events. This is done through the identification of clients’ needs, the application of financial and human resources and the development of business proposals and plans.

The programme comprises both taught modules and a management dissertation (incorporating research methods) which are coherently structured to afford students the opportunity to build on pure business principles and apply them to Sports Management.... [-]

United Kingdom Gloucester
August 2019
Full-time
Part-time
1 year
Campus
LaGrange College

The one and a half year, fully online Master of Art program focuses on the same research-based content as the M.S. program but is specifically designed and tailored for f ... [+]

Master of Arts in Strength and Conditioning (Online)

Reach your career goals. The LaGrange College Master’s in Strength and Conditioning degrees equip students for careers in athlete development and physical preparation via two graduate tracks: the Master of Science degree and the Master of Arts degree. Graduates of the M.S. degree are ready to begin work as a strength and conditioning coaches and sport performance specialists in a range of environments—from high school to the professional level. Graduates of the M.A. degree are ready to continue their careers with enhanced skills and knowledge necessary for upper-level positions in strength and conditioning.

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USA USA Online
September 2019
Full-time
18 months
Online
United International Business Schools

Our academic calendar is based on a quarter system (1 quarter = 10 weeks). Because of the program's flexible structure and modular design, multiple starting dates are ava ... [+]

MA Degrees in Sport.

Launch your career with our MA in Sports Management Flexible Study Programs

Our flexible study programs are based on the American model of higher education, allowing students to choose their courses based on course requirements, previous studies, current interests and future ambitions.

United International Business Schools (UIBS)

Dedicated since 2002 to cross-cultural education with a global perspective, United International Business Schools (UIBS) is an independent private education institution with campuses in Europe and Asia. UIBS offers flexible business and management studies at the Undergraduate (Bachelor/BBA) and (Post)Graduate (Master/MBA and Doctor/DBA) level leading to private (programmatically-accredited) degrees, and to American regionally-accredited and European state-recognized degrees in cooperation with our academic partners.... [-]

Belgium Antwerp Spain Barcelona Brussels Madrid Japan Tokyo Switzerland Zürich Netherlands Amsterdam Italy Milan Geneva  + 11 More
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
9 - 36 months
Campus
Online
Online & Campus Combined
Cardiff Metropolitan University

The socio-cultural study of sport has become ever more significant. Drawing upon two major areas of study within the socio-cultural study of sport, this degree focuses up ... [+]

Course Overview

The socio-cultural study of sport has become ever more significant. Drawing upon two major areas of study within the socio-cultural study of sport, this degree focuses upon the sociology and ethics (philosophy) of sport, distinguishing this from other socio-cultural related sport programmes. The course content is informed by current and innovative research and has been praised for its scope and flexibility in the assessment that allows students to pursue and develop individual interests. In most cases, students' crafting of these ideas are applied to future career aspirations.

Learning & Teaching

All modules, with the exception of the independent research project (dissertation) module, are 20 credits. Allocated teaching timetabled (contact time) delivery for such modules usually equals a minimum of 30 hours of time supplemented with up to 60 hours of directed study time and 60 hours of independent study time. Contact time is usually made up of lectures, seminars, individual and group tutorials. Specific teaching methods include group discussion, individual reflection, video analysis, reading reviews and fieldwork tasks, make up the seminar tasks and lead lecture content. Student learning is supported through the use of virtual learning environment, Moodle, which provides additional resources to complement the reading lists. All students have access to a personal tutor (normally the programme director).... [-]

United Kingdom Cardiff
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
1 - 4 years
Campus
Cardiff Metropolitan University

This is a contemporary programme targeted at professionals and practitioners working in the sport and leisure industry who wish to develop their leadership practice and/o ... [+]

Course Overview

This is a contemporary programme targeted at professionals and practitioners working in the sport and leisure industry who wish to develop their leadership practice and/or seek new opportunities. The programme is equally attractive to recent graduates as well as international students seeking to develop their knowledge and employment potential (via a supervised placement or consulting internship) and who wish to study at Wales's premier University for sport.

Learning & Teaching

Students will normally experience both tutor-led learning (interactive lectures, seminars, workshops and tutorials) and self-directed methods of learning; emphasis is placed upon the skills of increased independence and critical reflection encouraging positive attitudes towards lifelong learning. Students also have access to a nominated personal tutor (usually their Programme Director) throughout their time as a Postgraduate student in the Cardiff School of Sport & Health Sciences.... [-]

United Kingdom Cardiff
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
1 - 4 years
Campus
SOAS University of London

This MA offers an in-depth introduction to the yogic and meditational techniques and doctrines of India, Tibet, China, and Japan within the historical and cultural contex ... [+]

MA Traditions of Yoga and Meditation

Mode of Attendance: Full Time or Part Time

Who is this programme for?

The thematic components and cross-regional perspectives typically suit students with the following interests and/or aspirations:

Experienced practitioners of yoga and meditation who wish to gain a deeper understanding of the historical and cultural contexts that shaped their traditions. Students with a background in psychology seeking to gain knowledge of meditation and mindfulness for their clinical work. Students planning to pursue further research which may involve, at a subsequent stage, the acquisition of a doctoral degree and a career in higher education. Students seeking to pursue a career or professional activity for which advanced knowledge of the yoga and meditation traditions of Asia is required. Students who wish to pursue the academic study of these traditions as a complement to their personal experience. ... [-]
United Kingdom London Singapore
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Full-time
Part-time
1 - 2 years
Campus
Charles University Faculty of Physical Education and Sport

Master Study Program (joint degree) in Sport Ethics and Integrity was created to educate sport administrators, conceptual workers who show a systematic and coherent view ... [+]

Master Study Program (joint degree) in Sport Ethics and Integrity was created to educate sport administrators, conceptual workers who show a systematic and coherent view on a sport nature, integrity and ethical aspect in management and who are able to make the performance of sport organizations and people working in sport environment of a better quality.

This education brings a new generation of sports administrators with a deep understanding of sports nature and sports values. The aim of the graduates is to prevent the social value of sport from its misusing as well as to support the pure sports value. The graduates manage to defend the integrity of sports organizations and sport itself and design sports strategies based on strong principles.... [-]

Czech Republic Prague
October 2019
Full-time
2 years
Campus
Lithuanian Sports University

The aim of the program is to provide students with a solid knowledge in management and business administration, to develop an ethically responsible personality with creat ... [+]

Master’s degree in Tourism and Sports Management Key Facts Faculty: Sports Education Language: English B2 level or IELTS 6.0/TOEFL 5.50 Credits: 90 ECTS Begins: September 15th Study type: Full-time Duration: 1,5 years Annual tuition fee: 1944 EUR; Non-Europe – 2700 EUR Prerequisites: Bachelor’s Degree Diploma: Master of Business and Management Objectives

The aim of the program is to provide students with a solid knowledge in management and business administration, to develop an ethically responsible personality with creative and entrepreneurial skills that enable the graduate to evaluate and predict national and international business environment, develop innovative activities in sports and leisure organizations, carry out applied research projects in tourism and sports sectors, and apply research findings in daily organizational activities and strategic decision making.... [-]

Lithuania Kaunas
September 2019
Full-time
18 months
Campus
Horizons University

The Master of Arts in Martial Arts degree is designed to broaden your knowledge and experience in the field and add a deeper dimension to your practice and increase your ... [+]

MA in Martial Arts

The Master of Arts in Martial Arts degree is designed to broaden your knowledge and experience in the field and add a deeper dimension to your practice and increase your impact in the dojo both as a student, as an instructor or as a manager. The MA in Martial Arts will help students understand martial arts as a holistic approach and teach students that it is not just a sport, but a way of life. This program is designed for those who want to live the ‘martial art’ way, not only practice. This program aids in the ability to transfer passion and knowledge to other students.

Duration

1 year

Admission Requirements

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent ... [-]

France Paris
September 2019
Part-time
1 year
Online
University of Applied Sciences Europe

The sports ... [+]

Master's Degree International Sport

The master's program for a top career in sports

The sports

As a student at the University of Applied Sciences Europe , we make you a leader in sports, event and marketing management. Case studies, simulation games, practical projects and internships with top partners from the event and sports scene expand your theoretical education to an integrative and future-oriented learning offer. In addition, the study can be optimally combined with a second job, as our lectures take place between Wednesday afternoon and Saturday evening.

With an optional semester abroad at the Real Madrid Graduate School (Universidad Europea de Madrid), you will also receive a complementary degree without any loss of time and get a first-hand insight into one of the most successful football clubs in the world.... [-]

Germany Hamburg Iserlohn
September 2019
German
Full-time
4 semesters
Campus