MA Programs in Sport

Compare 10 MA Programs in Sport

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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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MA in Cultural Diplomacy and International Music/Events (Including Sports Events)

Institute for Cultural Diplomacy (ICD) - The Center for Cultural Diplomacy Studies
Campus Full time 12 months September 2018 Germany Berlin United Kingdom Edinburgh + 2 more

The one year MA degrees in Cultural Diplomacy and InternationalMusic/ Events are one-year programmes offered by the University of West of Scotland (UWS) in partnership with the Academy for Cultural Diplomacy. [+]

One Year MA Programme in International Music & Cultural Diplomacy One Year MA Programme in International Events & Cultural Diplomacy The Degree Programmes are offered by the University of West of Scotland (UWS) in partnership with the Academy for Cultural Diplomacy

About The MA Degree in International Music & Cultural Diplomacy

The opportunity exists to create a programme to educate professionals who intend to become involved in international diplomatic relations which function using the “soft power” of music. These individuals may be involved in planning and co-coordinating the staging of international live events (International music festivals, opening ceremonies for international sports events), recording or broadcast of international music projects (War Child charity, Eurovision Song Contest) or managing long-running cross-border / cross-cultural initiatives (Nerve Centre in Derry, British Council music events).... [-]


Master of International Sport & Event Management

University of Applied Sciences Europe
Campus Full time 4 semesters March 2019 Germany Hamburg Berlin Iserlohn + 2 more

At University of Applied Sciences Europe you even get the possibilty to actively shape your studies and your career path. Depending on your personal career goals, you will select your own specializations and choose from a range of interdisciplinary subjects. A special executive training and certificate qualifies you optimally for future leadership tasks. The programs taught at our university also include practical projects with top business partners and optional field trips (for example to the Silicon Valley) which will prepare you perfectly for the job market of tomorrow. [+]

Sporting and major events can be quite emotionally affecting. The sports & events sector is booming. Business is international nowadays, and the sports & events industry is no exception. The master’s program International Sport & Event Management prepares you for these demands with a globally oriented, interdisciplinary education.

At the University of Applied Sciences Europe, we educate our students from day one to become managers in the areas of Sports, Event, and Marketing Management. You can look forward to special highlights, such as seminars and projects with partners from business, sports, and academia. In addition, this master's program can easily be combined with a second job, as our lectures take place between Wednesday afternoon and Saturday evening.... [-]


Master of Arts in Strength and Conditioning (Online)

LaGrange College
Online Full time 18 months September 2018 USA USA Online

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 full-time professional strength coaches.

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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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MA in Martial Arts

Horizons University
Online Part time 1 year September 2018 France Paris

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. [+]

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

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MA Traditions of Yoga and Meditation

SOAS University of London
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years September 2018 United Kingdom London + 1 more

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 context of their formation. Furthermore, it explores the nature of spiritual experience that arises from yoga and meditation through a cross-cultural, inter-regional perspective. [+]

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. ... [-]

Master of Arts in Social Sciences in Sports

Goethe University Frankfurt
Campus Full time 4 semesters October 2018 Germany Frankfurt

The programme of study focusses on the social and educational-scientific aspects of sports, which are mediated both theoretically and in a practice-oriented manner. This orientation makes this a unique programme of study for sports studies in German-speaking countries. The studies profile encompasses four core areas. [+]

Contents and areas of focus:

The programme of study focusses on the social and educational-scientific aspects of sports, which are mediated both theoretically and in a practice-oriented manner. This orientation makes this a unique programme of study for sports studies in German-speaking countries. The studies profile encompasses four core areas.

Science-orientation:

The central emphasis here is on the provision of deeper knowledge about both quantitative and qualitative methods for empirical social research. These are supplemented which sports studies relevant reflective knowledge concerning the cultural history, ethics and aesthetics of sports.

Vocational field orientation:

The programme of study offers the option of vocational field specific deepening, either in the field of sports education or sports sociology. Experiences in possible areas of activity are gathered as part of 300 hours long vocational practical programme.... [-]


MA Sports Management

Hartpury College, University of West England
Campus Full time Part time 1 year August 2018 United Kingdom Gloucester + 1 more

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.... [-]


MA in Sport and Health Psychology

Adler School of Professional Psychology
Campus Full time September 2018 USA Chicago Canada Vancouver + 1 more

In the sports industry, issues such as eating disorders, ethical compromises, steroid and substance abuse problems, elitism, and exceedingly high expectations can sometimes negatively impact the health and well-being of athletes. [+]

MA in Sport and Health Psychology

In the sports industry, issues such as eating disorders, ethical compromises, steroid and substance abuse problems, elitism, and exceedingly high expectations can sometimes negatively impact the health and well-being of athletes. In the Master of Arts in Counseling, Specialization in Sport and Health Psychology (MACSH) program, you’ll obtain a foundation in the theories and methods of counseling psychology related to maximizing clients’ health and sports performance. The program’s training will enable you to work in a variety of areas, including obesity prevention and treatment, exercise promotion and adherence, prevention of select diseases, athlete performance enhancement, and more.... [-]


Master of Arts: Sports Communication and Media Promotions

Sacred Heart University
Online & Campus Combined Full time Part time 1 - 2 years September 2018 USA Fairfield + 1 more

With academic/professional tracks in Sports Broadcasting and Athletic Communications and Promotions, the Master of Arts in Sports Communication and Media is specifically designed from a humanities tradition to showcase multimedia production and capitalize on Sacred Heart University’s ideal geographic location in the heart of the US sports media industry. [+]

The Master of Arts in Sports Communication and Media (SCM) program prepares students for the myriad responsibilities of the sports media profession in the 21st century. SCM students learn the advanced professional skills necessary to communicate effectively across a variety of sports media platforms.

SCM offers two different track options in sports broadcasting (SB) and athletic communications and promotion (ACP). Each track will teach you how to plan, create and distribute multimedia productions for publication and broadcast.

Graduate students in the SCM program will acquire the knowledge and technical skills to pursue careers in the digital world of athletic communications and sports broadcasting while developing a theoretical, aesthetic and historical understanding of the professional communication fields.... [-]


MA – Master of Arts in Sports Management

United International Business Schools
Online Campus Online & Campus Combined Full time Part time 9 - 36 months September 2018 Belgium Antwerp Spain Barcelona Brussels Madrid Japan Tokyo Switzerland Zürich Lausanne Netherlands Amsterdam Italy Milan Geneva + 17 more

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 available at the start of every Quarter and of every Term, in October, November, January, February, April, May, July, and August. [+]

Starting dates

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 available at the start of every Quarter and of every Term, in October, November, January, February, April, May, July, and August. All campuses follow the same academic calendar.

Program duration

Full-time students can earn a Master degree in 1 academic year of 9 months, for a total of 3 quarters of 20 credits each, or within 12 months when spreading the workload.

Part-time students can earn a Master degree in 2 to 3 academic years, depending on the number of courses attempted per quarter, the course selection and the course planning; earning half the typical number of courses equals twice the duration of the full-time program.... [-]