Masters Programs in Sport Business

Compare 42 Masters Programs in Sport Business

Sport Business

Obtaining an advanced degree is a way for professionals in the field to enhance their existing skills and to become more equipped to succeed in their competitive field of choice.

What is a Master in Sport Business? Also known as a Master’s of Sports Management or Sport Administration, it is an advanced degree designed to augment previous work done at the bachelor’s level. The coursework emphasizes a variety of skills and areas of knowledge while also tying in the specific ways that they interact in sport-related businesses, including team management. Graduates from these programs find themselves prepared for a variety of managerial roles within sports franchises and related businesses.

Many students choose to pursue their master’s degree because they have been successful in entry-level positions in the field, or they have been promoted and wish to demonstrate their readiness for more responsibility and further professional development.

The costs for sport management programs are very different, depending on the program type and location. The best way to learn more about the costs of programs is to research them individually.

People who complete advanced degrees in sport business or sports management are prepared to move up the ladder within professional sports franchises at a variety of levels, allowing them the versatility to find their best options for employment by cultivating a skill set that transcends individual sports and focuses on the strategic choices that help franchises in every sport grow. It is not uncommon for the top-level executives in most teams’ management hierarchies to be made up of graduates of top-level sports management programs.

With the explosion of opportunity in this field in recent years, there are ample choices for students interested in pursuing degrees through these programs. Universities in many countries are currently competing for quality students as their programs continue to expand. 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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Master in Sport Management

University of San Francisco - College of Arts & Sciences
Campus Full time 2 years July 2018 USA San Francisco

Today's sports industry needs highly trained professionals to meet the challenging pace of changes in economics and lifestyle that will define the growth patterns in tomorrow's marketplace. [+]

Master in Sport ManagementToday's sports industry needs highly trained professionals to meet the challenging pace of changes in economics and lifestyle that will define the growth patterns in tomorrow's marketplace.With the expansion of both recreational and spectator sports and society's increasing concern over healthful lifestyles athletic administration and fitness management are both growing more complex. As a result, successful organizations in the sports industry are increasingly looking for tomorrow's leaders to have specialized training at the graduate level.The Master’s Program provides professional preparation for leadership positions with professional sports teams; intercollegiate athletic programs; sports facilities; amateur athletic organizations; health and fitness organizations; sporting events and tournaments; stadia and arenas; and the marketing, management, and communication firms that support the sports marketplace.... [-]


Professional Master in Football Business

FBA The Football Business Academy
Online & Campus Combined Full time Part time 1 year March 2018 Switzerland Geneva Switzerland Online + 2 more

The FBA offers a Professional Master in Football Business which is the first of its kind; it’s a hybrid program which takes all the advantages of online and physical courses and combining them into one unique program. [+]

As the business of football becomes ever more professional, the need for executives with the right knowledge and skill set becomes ever greater. Therefore, The Football Business Academy sat down with industry experts and created a unique and comprehensive program that will prepare students for success in the dynamic, global future of the football industry.   The FBA offers a Professional Master in Football Business which is the first of its kind; it’s a hybrid program which takes all the advantages of online and physical courses and combining them into one unique program. This program steps away from traditional course structures and educational models to create a more innovative and complete curriculum which caters to the needs and realities of the football industry as well as 21st-century students.   ... [-]


International Executive Master in Football Business

International Football Business Institute
Campus Full time 1 year September 2018 Belgium Brussels

It all starts with a heart for business and a passion for football. The IFBI offers participants a unique executive master to specialize in football business. During the course students will have the chance to get in contact with experts working at football clubs, federations, associations and companies. [+]

Masters in Sport Business. International Executive Master in Football Business An international postgraduate degree from the University of Brussels - Vrije Universiteit Brussel, organised and coordinated by the International Football Business Institute (IFBI). Programme Overview Why a degree in football business? It all starts with a heart for business and a passion for football. The IFBI offers participants a unique executive master to specialize in football business. During the course students will have the chance to get in contact with experts working at football clubs, federations, associations and companies. In one-year time, they will have built a global network within the football industry. A key asset of the course is that it allows students to bridge the gap between an academic approach and a real-life work environment within the football industry. We are convinced that our live on-campus classes, where you can meet your lecturers, are crucial to achieving this goal! Jaideep Chakrabarty Graduate IFBI 16-17 "Have you ever been to Camp Nou? Have you ever walked the halls of FIFA and UEFA? Have you ever watched an European Cup final, LIVE? I have. I dreamt of doing all these things and thanks to IFBI, I have fulfilled all of them. Over the last year, I have had such terrific experiences that I will cherish all my life. Thank you IFBI. You're special." Why the joint executive master by IFBI and VUB? During the one year live on-campus course we consider ourselves as one team, all together. At the IFBI... [-]

Master of Education (MEd) in Athletics / Activities Administration

William Woods University
Campus Full time 30 hours January 2018 USA Fulton

Leading a high-profile school athletics/activities program requires skills in facilities management, recruiting, publicity, law and much more. The William Woods University Master of Education in Athletics/Activities Administration is one of a handful of programs in the nation that trains you in these skills at all levels, from middle school through high school and collegiate. Coursework will prepare you to formulate effective practices for recruiting athletes, coaches, and officials; time management; maintaining amateurism; sports law; facilities management and scheduling; fiscal management, and public relations and marketing. [+]

PROGRAM ADVANTAGES At William Woods, you’ll be participating in a graduate program known for its excellence and for providing a significant number of the leaders in Missouri’s state school system. As one of these students, you will have the opportunity to learn from active practitioners in the field and make the connections you need for leadership and career growth Prepare to lead an athletics program Leading a high-profile athletics/activities program in today’s educational system is a demanding job that requires skills in facilities management, recruiting, publicity, law and much more. The William Woods University Master of Education (M.Ed.) in Athletics/Activities Administration is one of a handful of programs in the nation that trains you in these skills at all levels, from middle school through high school and collegiate. Coursework will prepare you to formulate effective practices involving program management: recruiting athletes, coaches, and officials time management maintaining amateurism sports law facilities management and scheduling fiscal management public relations and marketing of the athletics/activities program. The path to NIAAA certification The program leads to the initial certification of the National Intercollegiate Athletics Administration Association and is one of the few to be recognized by the NIAAA as meeting the educational requirements toward becoming a Registered Athletic Administrator (RAA) or a Certified Athletic Administrator (CAA). It does not meet Missouri requirements for building-level administrative certification. At William Woods, you’ll be participating in a master's program known for its excellence and for providing a significant number of the leaders in Missouri’s state school... [-]

Master of Business Analytics / Master of Sports Analytics

La Trobe University
Campus Full time Part time 18 - 24 months January 2018 Australia Melbourne + 1 more

In an increasingly digital world, organisations across the globe collect huge volumes of data. Businesses that can make sense of this information will have a competitive edge. [+]

Choose Master of Business Analytics at La Trobe

In an increasingly digital world, organisations across the globe collect huge volumes of data. Businesses that can make sense of this information will have a competitive edge. The Master of Business analytics is a specialised degree that gives you the skills and knowledge to understand this flow of data and provide businesses with the insights they need to succeed.

In a course designed through a collaboration of academics, industry practitioners and technology vendors for industry, you'll gain the specialist skills and knowledge you need to have a competitive professional advantage.

You'll learn the role of data in decision-making, problem-solving and organisational change. You will gain practical skills in business, statistics and computer science, as well as developing personal skills such as communication and critical thinking.... [-]


Official Master - Sports Management / Sport Management

Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona
Campus or Online Full time Part time 1 year September 2018 Spain Barcelona + 1 more

The main objective of the Master's Degree in Sports Management is to accompany you in your development as an integral professional of sports management and to train you in the use of management tools to recognize business opportunities, strategize, anticipate changes, optimize resources and analyze the Information with discretion. [+]

The main objective of Master's Degree in Sports Management It is to accompany you in your development as a comprehensive professional sports management and train you in the use of management tools to recognize business opportunities, develop strategies, anticipate changes, optimizing resources and analyzing information with discretion. Competencies Understand and implement strategic, comprehensive and objective view of the sports industry from a business perspective. Create new market opportunities using entrepreneurship and innovation prone to sports organizations culture. Using the most innovative practices of sports marketing and be more effective in carrying branding and sponsorship. Detect the key to lead professional teams and get the best results factors. Interpret financial statements of a sports organization and create financing strategies for new projects and businesses. Optimize the management of a sports facility and a sports event. The Master's Degree in Sports Management from Johan Cruyff Institute is right for you if: You (ex) -deportista and looking for training and sports management degree to give a boost to your career. You're working in the business field and want to specialize in the sports industry. You want to complete your training with a master's degree specializing in sports management and management. You are a working professional and want to focus your career in the industry linked to sport. Career prospects Sports competition (professional sports clubs and events organization). Governance (sports federations and associations). Facilities and sporting events (championships organizers, sports clubs). Community Sports (foundations, municipalities). Sports consultancy (own business initiatives). Sports journalism (media). Marketing... [-]

Master of Sport Administration

Russian International Olympic University
Campus Full time 39 weeks September 2018 Russia Sochi Moscow + 1 more

The MSA course is designed for individuals who have higher education qualifications, leadership qualities and an ambition to develop their professional expertise and make an outstanding career in sport administration. The main objective of the programme is to produce a new generation of effective sport managers with both strategic and operational skills. [+]

Masters in Sport Business. The MSA course is designed for individuals who have higher education qualifications, leadership qualities and an ambition to develop their professional expertise and make an outstanding career in sport administration. The main objective of the programme is to produce a new generation of effective sport managers with both strategic and operational skills. The MSA course was developed in cooperation with acclaimed university professors and sport management practitioners from across the world and obtained a license from the Federal Education and Science Supervision Agency (license No.1734 of December 18, 2012). In 2017 the influential British "SportBusiness International" magazine has ranked the MSA course second among all European postgraduate sports courses and tenth best course in the world in its 2017 Postgraduate Sports Course Rankings - the only comprehensive guide to university sports management courses. PROGRAMME STRENGTHS: - international faculty including 19 world-class experts from 10 countries; - location in the host city of the 2014 Winter Olympics and Paralympics; - integration of theoretical knowledge with practical experience in managing Olympic venues; - opportunities for practical application of skills at the Olympic venues; - international group of students; - unique combination of winter and summer Olympic sports. The course is based on the rich diversity of the Olympic legacy transformed into an original and innovative educational product. Students study both general and sport specific management subjects including the international business environment, sport diplomacy, economic theory, strategic management, marketing, finance and legal regulation within the sports industry. They also... [-]

Master of Sports Management

Bond University
Campus Full time 52 weeks January 2018 Australia Robina

The Master of Sports Management explores the professional challenges and opportunities for managers in the complex international sporting landscape from a grassroots level to elite professional sport organisations and events. [+]

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS Successful completion of a Bachelor degree in a discipline related to the diverse areas of sport management including management, business, marketing, finance, accounting, law, public relations, exercise and sports science. PROGRAM DESCRIPTION The Master of Sports Management explores the professional challenges and opportunities for managers in the complex international sporting landscape from a grassroots level to elite professional sport organisations and events. The program is designed to enhance the career opportunities of established professionals, as well as assist individuals aspiring to develop a career in this unique sector. Based on the latest research and in consultation with industry, the professional practice of sport management is addressed including managing high performance sport, business strategies, strategic sport marketing including social media, events and facilities management, finance, law, governance and organisational leadership. The program will give you access to leading experts in sport, law, business and public relations who possess a wealth of industry experience, including working with elite athletes and consulting to national sporting organisations. PROGRAM STRUCTURE Semester 1 (January) Social Media: Risks and Opportunities Managing Sustainable Sport Events and Venues Strategic Sport Marketing Global Sports Law and Governance Semester 2 (May) Strategic Sport Management Research Methods in Humanities and Social Sciences Plus one subject from the following: Evidence-Based Research Project OR Sport Management Professional Preparation Semester 3 (September) Managerial Finance Managing High Performance Sport International Sport Business Strategic Organisational Communication and Leadership WORK EXPERIENCE AND INTERNSHIPS You will have the opportunity to gain practical industry experience and to network... [-]

Master's Program in Sports Product Management

Charles H. Lundquist College of Business, University of Oregon
Campus Full time 18 months September 2018 USA Eugene

Become a leader within sports product management by learning from the industry's best in the global hub for sports products, Portland, Oregon. [+]

A WORLD-CLASS EDUCATION ROOTED IN THEORY AND HANDS-ON EXPERIENCE

Become a leader within sports product management by learning from the industry's best in the global hub for sports products, Portland, Oregon.

Learn the business of creating sports apparel, footwear and equipment Engage in hands-on work with international sports companies like adidas, Nike, Columbia Sportswear, Under Armour Gain high-demand skills for lucrative roles in the sports product industry

The University of Oregon has partnered with the sports and outdoor product industry’s best to offer the first-of-its-kind Master of Science in Sports Product Management in Portland, Oregon. Come be a part of our relentless pursuit of excellence.... [-]


Master of Business in Sport

AMOS - The International Sport Business School
Campus Full time 3 years September 2018 France Paris Nice Lyon Lille Bordeaux + 4 more

This cycle is composed of a 4th and a 5th year and issues a Level II degree in "Sporting organizations Management" registered with the RNCP. The objective of the MBS AMOS is to train our students to executive positions in 2 years, turn them into true professionals thanks to varied modules, implementations, practical cases and to help them find a company which is in agreement with their professional project. [+]

This cycle is composed of a 4th and a 5th year and issues a Level II degree in "Sporting organizations Management" registered with the RNCP. The objective of the MBS AMOS is to train our students to executive positions in 2 years, turn them into true professionals thanks to varied modules, implementations, practical cases and to help them find a company which is in agreement with their professional project. [-]

Master's Degree In Management And Management Of Sports Organizations - Blended

Universidad Católica de Murcia
Online & Campus Combined Full time 1 year January 2018 Spain Murcia

The content and development of this Official Master in Management and Management of Sporting Entities is always adjusted to the demands and professional demands that the graduates need above all for their professional practice, directed to the management and management of entities, institutions and facilities Sports, [+]

Masters in Sport Business. General information Modality : mixed Beginning : January Duration : 1 academic year ECTS Credits : 60 Director : Antonio Sánchez Pato Presentación The content and development of this Official Master in Management and Management of Sporting Entities is always adjusted to the demands and professional demands that the graduates need above all for their professional practice, directed to the management and management of entities, institutions and facilities Sports, public or private, or the design, management and development of sporting events of any nature or volume. In this moment of progressive adaptation to the European Space of Higher Education is fundamental the continuity of the postgraduate studies in the same university for all the interested students that were formed with its titulación of licensee. This postgraduate course will allow graduates to specialize in academic and integration of their training itineraries in the Management and Management of Sports Entities, will facilitate at a professional level the obtaining of advanced training and scientific level will serve as initiation in research methodology as step Prior to the completion, where appropriate, of doctoral studies after reading the Master Thesis. GOALS The aim of this Master's Degree is to train future sports managers in the management of sports organizations, with special emphasis on their management and planning, with a focus on decision-making. All this as essential skills of the leader and the sports manager. The content and development of this Master, is always adjusted to the demands and professional demands that... [-]

Master in International Sports Management (M.S.)

SUNY Cortland
Campus Full time 3 semesters September 2018 USA Cortland

This program is designed for students interested in working in international sport, either outside of the United States or with international sport organizations within in the United States, and who are interested in taking classes on campus in a traditional classroom setting. [+]

Kick-start your career in the international sporting arena!

This program is designed for students interested in working in international sport, either outside of the United States or with international sport organizations within in the United States, and who are interested in taking classes on campus in a traditional classroom setting. You're already excited about everything to do with sports. Now you're ready to step up your game on a global scale — so it just makes sense to pursue an M.S. in International Sport Management at SUNY Cortland. In this 30-credit-hour program, you will balance theory and practice as you gain a solid understanding of the international sport management environment. You will complete 12-24 class credit hours on the SUNY Cortland campus and have opportunities to fulfill the remaining class credit hours in an international study abroad location such as Germany or Australia. Additionally, you will have the opportunity to pursue international internship opportunities.... [-]


Business Administration And Sports - Business Faculty

Universidad Privada De Ciencias Aplicadas
Campus Full time March 2018 Peru Lima

We are the first university in the country with a sports management career, this means a valuable recognition and a great opportunity. Before the initiative, various institutions and companies have been identified with UPC in order to professionalise the sports industry. [+]

Masters in Sport Business. We are the first university in the country with a sports management career, this means a valuable recognition and a great opportunity. Before the initiative, various institutions and companies have been identified with UPC in order to professionalise the sports industry. We invite you to review the different careers offered by the Faculty of Business at the following link: http://pregrado.upc.edu.pe/facultad-de-negocios/ [-]

Master of Education in Sport Management

Millersville University
Online & Campus Combined September 2018 USA Millersville Philadelphia

The Millersville University M.Ed. in sport management is designed for students who wish to work in the exciting, global, and big business of sport management. The M.Ed. in sport management at Millersville prepares you for leadership in this dynamic profession. You earn [+]

Master of Education in Sport Management

Available either on-campus or as a mixed-format program, the Millersville University M.Ed. in sport management is designed for students who wish to work in the exciting, global, and big business of sport management. The M.Ed. in sport management at Millersville prepares you for leadership in this dynamic profession. You earn credentials to help realize your career goals. You learn from faculty dedicated to teaching excellence. You network with leaders in sport. And you will join fellow alumni working in professional, collegiate, scholastic, and recreational sport and fitness.

 

Helping you achieve your goals is what Millersville's graduate programs are all about. The M.Ed. in sport management is comprehensive and convenient, consisting of 12 courses/36 credits with a choice of two concentrations: athletic management and athletic coaching. An undergraduate degree in sport management is NOT required.... [-]


Master In Management And Organization Of Events And Sporting Activities

UNISPORT MANAGEMENT SCHOOL
Online 14 months Open Enrollment Spain Barcelona

To train students to design, plan, promote and develop any type of sporting event, leisure or competition, with strategic vision and a clear international focus. [+]

Masters in Sport Business. Program Objective: To train students to design, plan, promote and develop any type of sporting event, leisure or competition, with strategic vision and a clear international focus. recipients: Sport passionate people, linked or not the sports sector and who want to develop their career in a sector of the future and in great need of professionalization. Workload: 1025h (Equivalent ECTS: 41 credits) COURSE MODULES B122 The organization of sport B126 Management of Sports Activities B130 Sports Event Management B134 Deportivo Security and Protocol B104 Sports Marketing B105 Personnel Management B108 Strategic Management in sport B112 Sport responsible TFM Master Final Work Methodology Flexible methodology adapted to your life Campus online available 24h / 365 days Personalized tutoring Teaching materials always updated Individual lessons by videoconference Case Study Campus adapted to mobile devices Free subscription to industry magazines Access to specialized resources International technical stays Classroom activities Placements Employment Unisport students can enjoy various exclusive services related to employability: Internship program in companies and sports entities. Exclusive job search and job Services to support entrepreneurship Validation of your business model Search for funding Training Acceleration of innovative projects related to sport [-]