Master's in Sport Business and Entertainment Management
Manhattanville’s Master of Science in Sport Business and Entertainment Management program is the only fully accredited degree of its kind in the Westchester/Fairfield County (CT) area. The program is designed to give ambitious professionals the knowledge, experience, and networking opportunities required to assume a challenging role in sport management.
The sport management industry is a competitive field that demands a high-level of professional skill and industry-specific knowledge. Getting your foot in the door is especially challenging without a strong network of connections. You can gain the edge needed to break into the field with our Master’s in Sport Business and Entertainment Management program.
Manhattanville also offers an advanced certificate in sport business and entertainment management which can be pursued as part of the master’s program or as a stand-alone credential.
In our sport business and entertainment management program you’ll be learning from the experts. Our outstanding adjunct faculty roster includes veterans from all areas of the sports industry. This goes with our belief that education is important and making connections is paramount!
The foundational core courses of the curriculum focus on business principles relating to finance, marketing, communications, and strategy within the world of sports and entertainment. Students have the option to pursue one of two concentrations in either sport business or entertainment management.
Classes are offered year-round in the fall, spring, and summer semesters with both weekday and evening courses available. Please note that core courses are not offered during the summer semester. The program consists of 36-credit hours and coursework culminates in a Capstone Research Project.
Sport Business and Entertainment Management Internships
The program includes a mandatory internship to assist students in preparing for middle and upper-level positions within a variety of markets, including but not limited to: professional sport, intercollegiate athletics, and amateur and youth athletic organizations.
There are ample opportunities in the area of Westchester, Fairfield County, and the greater New York City area. Our management team is available to help students facilitate the process of finding an internship. If a current student already has professional experience in sports and entertainment management, that may take the place of the internship requirement.
Careers in Sport Management and Entertainment Management
The sports industry is a $600 billion annual business impacting nearly every member of our society. As a result, careers in this field are extremely competitive. The master’s program at Manhattanville prepares graduates to secure middle and upper-level employment in a wide array of positions within the industry.
Possible positions include sports administrator, corporate sponsorship director, head coach, agent, general manager, sports marketer, and other executive level roles. Our alumni hold jobs with the New York Yankees, Mets, Rangers, Jets, Giants, Islanders, the Olympic Games, and more. They also work at various venues and with a myriad of associations and agencies.
For more information on the MS in Sport Business and Entertainment Management program please complete the inquiry form to the right of this page.
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