Masters Programs in Sport

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Master in Sport is a trendy degree for those who would like to combine their passion for sport with a professional business oriented education. Despite its name, Master in Sport is not only about sport. It is about understanding strategic business rules, the principles of sport marketing, efficient communication including the use of social media and financial strategies.

The Master’s degree in Sport will help you understand the complexities of this industry and will give you both theoretical background and practical real world experience during your studies. You will learn how to analyze economic and financial data, lead contract negotiations, communicate using digital media, approach sponsors and brands and deal with players. The art of critical thinking is essential to this challenging field, as is a practical work experience in the sports industry, and you will gain both.

Whether you’re looking for career advancement or a career change within the sports industry, Master in Sport will get you there. Look at the options listed below and get in touch with your preferred school!

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Master in Sport Management

University of San Francisco - College of Arts & Sciences
Campus Full time 2 years July 2017 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.... [-]


Master in Sports, Culture & Events Management FT

FH Kufstein Tirol - University of Applied Sciences
Campus Full time 4 semesters September 2017 Austria Kufstein

This Master Degree Program has been developed as a management degree in the synergetic areas of sports, culture as well as events management with a strong international focus. [+]

This Master Degree Program has been developed as a management degree in the synergetic areas of sports, culture as well as events management with a strong international focus. The program is entirely taught in English with native speakers coming from England, Ireland, Canada, and Australia among others from both universities as well as the business field. The main emphasis lies on the development of strategic and leadership skills. Central to this program are analysis and conception as well as research orientation. With the inclusion of current scientific discussions, the unity of research and subject matter is guaranteed. This leads to a unique interdisciplinary approach to mastering the elements and structural provisions involved in the management of sports, culture and events businesses. Core Concept The key focus of the master program represents three core concepts - strategic management, research and management in the fields of sports, culture and events management and the future-orientated focus of optional academic study modules. Students are able to choose courses in areas such as venue management, destination management, strategic events management, strategic project development, urban studies, and city development. Comprehensive Social Leadership Preparation Social skills’ training is another component of the program. Particular emphasis is placed on leadership training, especially in an intercultural context. An international study trip encourages the subject skills as well as the social and intercultural competence of our graduates. Because of the tight connection to practical subject application, the program complies with the special qualification requirements of various career fields in international... [-]

Master in Tourism and Sports Management

Lithuanian Sports University
Campus Full time 18 months September 2017 Lithuania Kaunas

The aim of the programme is to provide students with a solid knowledge in management and business administration, to develop an ethically responsible personality with creative and entrepreneurial skills able to evaluate and predict national and international business [+]

Masters in Sport. Language: English B2 level or IELTS 6.0/TOEFL 5.50 OBJECTIVES The aim of the programme 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. TOPICS Innovations in Management Science (10 ECTS) Sports and Tourism Economy (10 ECTS) Sports and Tourism Policy and Management (10 ECTS) Organizational Innovation and Research Projects (10 ECTS) Research Methods and Statistics (10 ECTS) Neuroscience (10 ECTS) Social Research Methods and Statistics (10 ECTS) MASTER THESIS (30 ECTS) COMPETENCES - Scientific knowledge and management of ideas - Communication: social and academic integration - Leadership and change management - Continuing professional development - Modeling of sports/tourism sector development - Sports/tourism organization development and creative interaction with the environmental protection - Enterprise and entrepreneurship in sports/tourism - Research activities - Expert-project activities CAREER OPPORTUNITIES Master's degree in Business and Management (Tourism and Sports Management programme) qualifies graduates to continue studying at PhD level or to enter the workforce. Graduates will be able to perform managerial, expert and consulting work at state, non-governmental and private organizations and to teach and carry out research at various educational institutions. [-]

Master of High Performance Sport

University of Canberra
Campus or Online Full time 3 semesters January 2018 Australia Canberra

Behind every record breaking athlete is a high performance industry driven by learned professionals who are motivated by sporting excellence. If you’ve already completed your undergrad qualifications in Sports and Exercise Science, then this is the running leap you need to take to re-energise your career. The course is tailored around specialisation areas including Management and Leadership and Science and Analytics (which can be also studied online) and combined with the support of key industry partners, will give the competitive edge you need to smash it in the sporting sector. [+]

Help keep the very best at the top of their game Behind every record breaking athlete is a high performance industry driven by learned professionals who are motivated by sporting excellence. If you’ve already completed your undergrad qualifications in Sports and Exercise Science, then this is the running leap you need to take to re-energise your career. The course is tailored around specialisation areas including Management and Leadership and Science and Analytics (which can be also studied online) and combined with the support of key industry partners, will give the competitive edge you need to smash it in the sporting sector. Study a Master of High Performance Sport at UC and you will: support the very best performance in elite sport strengthen your reputation as a professional coach and/or sports manager network extensively within a co-operative industry build a comprehensive knowledge of sports management theory and practice ensure individuals and teams achieve their highest potential. Career opportunities A range of career opportunities exist for Master of High Performance Sport graduates in both the national and international sectors, including in: national sport organisations government sports marketing sponsorship public relations management of sports, recreation and leisure clubs advisory roles in the public and private sector Course specific information Students need to have an undergraduate degree in Sports or in a related field or equivalent as approved by the University. Alternatively, applicants may have an undergraduate degree in any field and at least three years professional work experience in the sporting sector or... [-]

Masters Degree in Sports Science - Performance Optimisation with a Focus on Elite Sport

Mid Sweden University
Campus Part time 2 years September 2017 Sweden Östersund

Modern sports are under constant development, with factors that promote performance, leadership development, injury prevention and new training methods playing a key role. This development has increased the need for research-supported expertise. This program gives you the opportunity to work effectively within elite sport and/or progress onto further postgraduate studies in sports science. [+]

Masters in Sport. Modern sports are under constant development, with factors that promote performance, leadership development, injury prevention and new training methods playing a key role. This development has increased the need for research-supported expertise. This program gives you the opportunity to work effectively within elite sport and/or progress onto further postgraduate studies in sports science. The program is delivered part-time at an advanced level and focuses on performance analysis, sports physiology, elite training and coaching/leadership in the field of sports science. The program gives students the opportunity to develop and use their practical and theoretical knowledge to better handle complex situations in sport, including at the elite level. The program incorporates a number of key components which relate to the complex operations of national and international elite organizations, as well as scientific theory and methods and an independent research project. The theoretical components will be delivered online, but with complimentary on-campus meetings/seminars in Östersund. The program is run in collaboration between the Health Science Department (Sports Science program) and the Swedish Winter Sports Research Centre (SWRC). Furthermore, some aspects of the program may take place in various facilities, such as the SWRC, Östersund´s National Ski Stadium and Åre National Arena. Entry requirements A Bachelor degree with at least 180 credits, including a degree project of at least 15 credits, or an equivalent foreign degree in sports science, teacher training in sports and health, physical therapy, medicine, biology or equivalent. English course 6/English course B from Swedish Upper Secondary School... [-]

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... [-]

International Executive Master in Football Business

International Football Business Institute
Campus Full time 1 year September 2017 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. 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 we... [-]

Máster Oficial - Gestión Deportiva / Sport Management

Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona
Campus or Online Full time Part time 1 year September 2017 Spain Barcelona + 1 more

El objetivo principal del Máster Universitario en Gestión Deportiva es acompañarte en tu desarrollo como profesional integral de la gestión deportiva y capacitarte en la utilización de los instrumentos de gestión para reconocer oportunidades de negocio, establecer estrategias, anticiparte a los cambios, optimizar recursos y analizar la información con criterio. [+]

El objetivo principal del Máster Universitario en Gestión Deportiva es acompañarte en tu desarrollo como profesional integral de la gestión deportiva y capacitarte en la utilización de los instrumentos de gestión para reconocer oportunidades de negocio, establecer estrategias, anticiparte a los cambios, optimizar recursos y analizar la información con criterio. Competencias Entender y aplicar la visión estratégica, global y objetiva de la industria del deporte desde una perspectiva de negocio. Crear nuevas oportunidades de mercado aplicando el espíritu emprendedor y la cultura proclive a la innovación en las organizaciones deportivas. Utilizar las prácticas más innovadoras del marketing deportivo y ser más eficaz en ejecutar estrategias de marca y patrocinio. Detectar los factores clave para liderar equipos profesionales y obtener sus mejores resultados. Interpretar los estados financieros de una organización deportiva y crear estrategias de financiación para nuevos proyectos y empresas. Optimizar la gestión de una instalación deportiva y un evento deportivo. El Máster Universitario en Gestión Deportiva de Johan Cruyff Institute es adecuado para ti, si: Eres (ex)-deportista y buscas una formación y titulación en gestión deportiva para dar un impulso a tu carrera profesional. Estás trabajando en el ámbito empresarial y quieres especializarte en la industria del deporte. Deseas completar tu formación con un máster especializado en administración y gestión deportiva. Eres un profesional en activo y deseas enfocar tu carrera en la industria vinculada al deporte. Salidas profesionales Competición deportiva (clubes de deporte profesional y organización de eventos). Gobernanza (federaciones y asociaciones deportivas). Instalaciones y eventos deportivos (organizadoras... [-]

Master in Business Administration - Sport Business Management

Webber International University
Campus Full time 19 months August 2017 USA Orlando

Due to the tremendous growth of the Sport Industry and a demand for highly trained professionals, the Webber International University Graduate School of Business is pleased to offer a concentration in the area of Sport Business Management. [+]

Masters in Sport. Due to the tremendous growth of the Sport Industry and a demand for highly trained professionals, the Webber International University Graduate School of Business is pleased to offer a concentration in the area of Sport Business Management. ACADEMIC REQUIREMENTS Summary of Requirements MBA610 Information Systems for Management Decisions MBA618 Financial Reporting MBA632 Global Economic Environment MBA635 Quantitative Research Methods for Business MBA640 Marketing Philosophy & Management MBA662 Financial Decision Making MBA690 Strategic Thinking in Organization Specific Sport Management Requirements MBA670 Integrative Approaches to Sporting Events MBA671 Analysis of Legal & Political Aspects of Sport Business MBA675 Management & Leadership Theory MBA677 & 678 Sport Business Management Practicum I & II: An Integrated Consulting Project Apply Webber International Univeristy encourages students to submit their applications online at www.webber.edu/apply-to.wiu/ [-]

Cycle ISB - International Sport Business

AMOS - The International Sport Business School
Campus Full time 4 years September 2017 France Paris Bordeaux Lille Lyon Nice + 4 more

The objective of Bachelor AMOS is to train in 3 years the future collaborators of the companies and organizations related to sport. Our Bachelor Sport cycle is accessible post-baccalauréat (UK: A-level, US: IGCSE ) and enables passionate students from varied horizons to specialize in the world of sport business. Its educational project, focused on the professionalization and the competences of its students, emphasizes learning from experience. [+]

The objective of Bachelor AMOS is to train in 3 years the future collaborators of the companies and organizations related to sport. Our Bachelor Sport cycle is accessible post-baccalauréat (UK: A-level, US: IGCSE ) and enables passionate students from varied horizons to specialize in the world of sport business. Its educational project, focused on the professionalization and the competences of its students, emphasizes learning from experience. [-]

Master's Degree In Sport Specialization In Sports Training

Instituto Politécnico de Santarém
Campus Full time 2 years October 2017 Portugal Santarem

The course aims to contribute to the specialized training of graduates and the development of applied research and scientific knowledge in professional sports context. [+]

Masters in Sport. Duration: 2 Years Benefits: Accommodation and Portuguese Language Course (30 hours) Education provided in Portuguese: Rates *: Application -35 € Annual - 1000 € (without accommodation) 3000 € (accommodation) Use - 35 € Education provided in English: Rates *: Application -35 € Annual - 3500 € (accommodation) Use - 35 € * The following values ​​will be timely subject to confirmation Goals The course aims to contribute to the specialized training of graduates and the development of applied research and scientific knowledge in professional sports context. The course assumes that students should have knowledge and ability to understand at a level that holding on the knowledge obtained at the first cycle level in the areas of sports training, physical and health condition, sport and physical nature education, increase and enhance in the specialized area of ​​sport, in different specializations; and that students should know in depth the scientific area of ​​Sport and specialize their knowledge in the areas applied research, intervention and training in various fields of sport, which are the specialties applied in the main area. [-]

Master's Degree In Sport Business Management (roma) - Path In Italian

Il Sole 24 ORE Business School
Online & Campus Combined Full time 9 months October 2017 Italy Rome

The Master of Sport Business Management Business School Il Sole 24 ORE aims to provide participants with the technical knowledge and managerial skills to operate in the sports market. [+]

The master Sport Business Management Business School of Il Sole 24 ORE aims to provide participants with the technical knowledge and managerial skills to work in the sports market. The path, after the introductory part in general management, tackles highly integrated specialist modules aimed at: transferring marketing knowledge, economic control, fund raising, communication and event management; develop procedures for organization and management of sports facilities; analyze the ways to promote development and management of human capital. STRUCTURE The Master, closed and compulsory attendance number, of a total duration of nine months of training: 85 days of classroom training 15 days of distance learning 4 months internship at sports clubs, organizations and institutions in the sector, federations, associations, multinational companies that invest in the sports industry, as well as specialized consulting firms in the sector. PROGRAM The master includes the following topics: Business Sport: rules and structure of the sector The Sports Marketing In sport communication between traditional and digital tools Sponsorship, media rights, licensing, merchandising and revenue sport Sporting events and sports tourism Sports facilities: regulation, planning and financing Administration, management control and taxation in the sporting achievements The Master also allows students to constantly confronted with the world of business and sports organizations (Federations, associations, promotion agencies, companies and sports centers) working on business cases and real project work, And numerous evidence of successful sports. Students will also be involved in active construction of a sports event. Will complete the training the business course Inglese, managerial workshop, aimed at... [-]

Professional Masters in Performance Science

Setanta College
Online & Campus Combined Full time 52 weeks September 2017 Ireland Dublin Ireland Online + 1 more

We have seen a growing demand for Performance Science professionals throughout the world of sport and human performance. With the explosion of technology in sport in recent years there is a requirement for key individuals to gain the skill sets to understand and interpret data and develop the practical application and coaching skills to devise, implement and oversee performance related programmes. [+]

Masters in Sport. Professional Masters in Performance Science STUDY ONLINE · PAYMENT OPTIONS

Programme Partners We have partnered with leading sports technology companies for this programme. Each partner has provided an overview of the background, current technology and future developments within sports performance analysis which is included in our modules. During the on-site weeks each of these companies will be represented to demonstrate the use and application of their product range. Course Overview We have seen a growing demand for Performance Science professionals throughout the world of sport and human performance. With the explosion of technology in sport in recent years there is a requirement for key individuals to gain the skill sets to understand and interpret data and develop the practical application and coaching skills to devise, implement and oversee performance related programmes. This programme has been developed to address these educational, coaching and application needs. The Masters course offers an ideal, blended way of studying. Students, coaches, clinicians and those involved in sport can study within their own work area, or within their home area, and attend two one-week non-consecutive workshops at our SportsLab in Ireland. Modules covered: Advanced Conditioning and Recovery Methods Athlete Monitoring and Coaching Technology Sports Nutrition Data Management and Movement Analysis Biomedical Aspects and Leadership Final Project Designed and Validated by Industry Experts and Organisations Setanta College Professional Advisory Board, other subject matter experts and international sporting organisations have informed, reviewed and approved the course content. This includes World Rugby, the Titleist Performance... [-]

Master's Degree In Communication And Sports Information

Universidad Pontificia De Salamanca
Campus Full time 1 year October 2017 Spain Salamanca

The official Master in Communications and Sports Information by the Pontifical University of Salamanca is a solid reference training designed to ensure comprehensive and critical training on sports communication [+]

Program Description The official Master in Communications and Sports Information by the Pontifical University of Salamanca is a solid reference training designed to ensure comprehensive and critical communication training for both sports journalists for future university teachers. The Master has agreements with Real Madrid TV, Club Atletico Madrid, Mediaset, Agencia EFE, Radio Marca and various radio stations to perform tasks of sports journalism. Bag practices throughout the course allow students to have direct contact with some of the professionals and managers of major sports media in the country. With a faculty and renowned professionals in research and practice of sports communication and a methodology based on the merits in the case analysis and the comprehensive development of personal skills. These are the pillars of the value and credibility of this Postgraduate course officially verified (06.06.2013) and approved by the Council of Ministers (20.09.2013). GOALS Train qualified to manage solvency sports communication processes in general and specialized media professionals. Training exercise for critical information in the field of sport from the rigor, ethics and journalistic depth. This specialization provide an interdisciplinary perspective that allows the evaluation of the sporting activity from the legal, economic, social and cultural for proper understanding and appreciation context. Enable for technical performance of tasks related to sports in different media and communication technologies. Provide scientific and methodological basis for research and a doctoral thesis in the areas of Communication, Sociology, Law, Education and Science of Physical Activity and Sport. Professional profiles Editor and sports editor in... [-]

Master of Sport Administration

Russian International Olympic University
Campus Full time 39 weeks September 2017 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. 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 learn... [-]