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 of High Performance Sport

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

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. [+]

Masters in Sport. 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... [-]

Master of Advanced Studies (MAS) in Sport Administration and Technology

AISTS - International Academy of Sports Science and Technology
Campus Full time 15 months September 2017 Switzerland Lausanne

AISTS Master of Advanced Studies in Sport Administration and Technology (MAS in Sport Administration) is a unique postgraduate programme in sports management based in Lausanne, the Olympic Capital, Switzerland. [+]

About the AISTS MAS in Sport Administration

The AISTS MAS in Sport Administration - Master of Advanced Studies in Sport Administration and Technology - is a unique postgraduate programme in sports management endorsed by the International Olympic Committee.

Held in Lausanne, the Olympic Capital, participants are trained by experts in sport and academics, in the following multidisciplinary fields applied directly to sport:

• Management & Economics• Technology• Law• Sociology• Medicine

 

The best academic and technology institutes of Switzerland: the EPFL (Swiss Federal Institute of Technology), the University of Geneva, and the University of Lausanne (UNIL) cooperate to offer students a rich education programme.... [-]


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. [+]

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).

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 how political institutions (governments and other public authorities) work in the sport sector. Professional management skills are polished and developed through studying sport logistics, project management, risk management, event organisation, negotiating techniques, and other subjects. The curriculum utilizes a wide range of modern educational technologies: lectures... [-]


Master in Sport Marketing

Macromedia University of Applied Sciences
Campus Full time 3 - 4 semesters March 2018 Germany Munich

The sports industry is about more than just entertainment. In this course, students acquire sound knowledge about the characteristics of the sports business and how it differs from other industries. They learn how to modify existing theories and models, as well as how to apply their knowledge to the challenges of the day-to-day business. [+]

Do you want to become a marketing manager for a sports organization or sporting events? Some sports organizations make billions in turnover. Others rely entirely on volunteers. The industry is multifaceted and emotional. Fans are simply another part of the industry and rarely considered as a marketing target. Take a closer look behind the scenes and you'll find a number of different reasons why the marketing models from other industries don't always apply to the sports business. The sports industry is about more than just entertainment. In this course, students acquire sound knowledge about the characteristics of the sports business and how it differs from other industries. They learn how to modify existing theories and models, as well as how to apply their knowledge to the challenges of the day-to-day business. Students do not focus exclusively on the sports business. Their challenge is to understand and make use of models and case studies from a variety of different environments. They will gain the knowledge and expertise they need to work in sports marketing and in the fields of marketing for all types of companies. Potential careers with this M.A. Sport Marketing Consultant Sport Marketing Manager Brand Manager Sponsoring Manager The benefits of choosing Macromedia University Top position in CHE Ranking 2014/15 Small classes with intensive, individual supervision Globally recognized, state-approved degrees, accredited by FIBAA Campuses in Berlin & Munich: two of the Top 5 “Most Affordable Cities for Students 2015” worldwide Authentic, practice oriented projects with over 500 well-known companies... [-]

Master in Business Administration - Sport Business Management

Webber International University
Campus Full time 19 months September 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/ [-]

Master of Business in Sport

AMOS - The International Sport Business School
Campus Full time 3 years September 2017 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. [-]

E-sport course (Master 1 and 2)

Groupe Global Institution
Campus Full time 2 years October 2017 France Paris

This BAC + 5 e-sports program provides top-notch training in e-sports and the sports industry to students from universities and business schools, as well as professionals. After the training they will be able to develop and implement projects of national or even international scale. [+]

Masters in Sport. This BAC + 5 e-sports program provides top-notch training in e-sports and the sports industry to students from universities and business schools, as well as professionals. After the training they will be able to develop and implement projects of national or even international scale. MASTER 1 Les fundamentals Marketing research and communication European economy Organization management Business law International humans ressources Business and corporate finance Business english Final paper Economics Communication Specialization Commercial business strategies in sport organisations Commercial sponsorship and sport mass communication Sport media business and market studies in sports Communication plan and cultural marketing for sport Sport career services Media and streaming project Prices : 8 150 € Débouchés : Chef de produit Responsable commercial Responsable clientèle Responsable e-sport Conseiller technique Journaliste sportif MASTER 2 Le programme BAC+5 e-sport à pour objectif de fournir une expertise de haut vol aux étudiants issus d’universités ou d’écoles de gestion, ainsi qu’aux professionnels de l’industrie du sport et de l’e-sport. Suite à la formation ils seront capable d’élaborer et de mener à bien des projets d’ampleur nationale voir internationale. E-sport Sportainment : business and digital management for, and with fan Brand management in sports organizations Marketing digital Stratégie média sociaux Sport consulting Economics and nances of professional teamsports Organisation contractuelle du spectacle sportif Prices : 8 550 € Opportunities : Community manager CRM manager Digital marketing manager Club manager Director of communications for an equipment manufacturers Financial manager of a sports club Head of sports department, communication,... [-]

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. [+]

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 Institute and the... [-]

MPhil / MCom in Sport Management

University of Johannesburg
Campus Full time Part time 2 - 3 years February 2018 South Africa Johannesburg + 1 more

Students participating in the Master’s programme will be required to write and present a research dissertation. [+]

Masters in Sport. Students participating in the Master’s programme will be required to write and present a research dissertation. Admission requirements An Honours Degree in Sport Management. Contact details Name: Prof Leon Lategan Tel: 011 559 6966 / Email: leonl@uj.ac.za [-]

MA In Psychology Of Physical Activity And Sport

UAM Universidad Autónoma de Madrid - Títulos propios
Campus Full time 18 months September 2017 Spain Madrid

The main objective of the program is to train qualified specialists who can intervene effectively in sport psychologists in different contexts (sport training, sport for all, high performance sport in populations with special needs). [+]

The main objective of the program is to train qualified specialists who can intervene effectively in sport psychologists in different contexts (sport training, sport for all, high performance sport in populations with special needs). core competencies Acquire the knowledge and skills required for psychological intervention in sport. Know, select and manage technical assessment, diagnosis and psychological intervention in sport. Analyze and interpret data from investigations, reports and papers in Sports Psychology. Knowing how to find and use effectively, the relevant documentary sources in Sports Psychology. Being able to understand, design and communicate (oral and written), texts, reports, programs and projects in the field of Psychology of Physical Activity and Sport. Know how to evaluate and analyze the results and effectiveness of the actions themselves in the field of Psychology of Physical Activity and Sport. Promote and influence the health, quality of life and welfare of athletes, teams, schools and sports organizations that require their intervention. Being able to teamwork and collaboration with other professionals related to the field of Physical Activity and Sport. Acquire the skills needed to develop as a professional, knowing the framework regulating the profession and conform to ethical principles and code of ethics of psychology applied to sport. Development and maintenance of updated skills, abilities and knowledge of sports psychologist. Associates: Applied Psychology Unit CPA Sports - Faculty of Psychology Autonomous University of Madrid Ayuntamiento de Alcobendas City of San Sebastian de los Reyes City of Alcorcón Spanish Federation Badminto Spanish Wrestling Federation Spanish Canoe Federation... [-]

Master in Physical Education and Sport

Charles University Faculty of Physical Education and Sport
Campus Full time 2 years October 2017 Czech Republic Prague

In compliance with the standards of the European (EHEA) framework of qualifications and the Dublin learning outcomes, the graduate from the Follow-up Master Study Programme in Physical Education and Sport has gained the academic qualification and shown sound theoretical, methodological, and didactic knowledge of the study branch. [+]

Masters in Sport. In compliance with the standards of the European (EHEA) framework of qualifications and the Dublin learning outcomes, the graduate from the Follow-up Master Study Programme in Physical Education and Sport has gained the academic qualification and shown sound theoretical, methodological, and didactic knowledge of the study branch. The gained knowledge of the latest findings in the study branch qualifies him/her for an adequate use of the knowledge as well as for further development in pedagogical, professional, and research activities. The graduate is able to solve problems efficiently in a new or unknown environment, too. He/she is able to present outcomes of pedagogical decisions and scientific and professional activities to both the public and specialists. He/she is able to effectively associate the knowledge and competencies in a broader context as well as in the environment with incomplete or reduced information, and to apply them in compliance with social and ethical principles. The graduate can work as a sports instructor, coach, sports lecturer, organiser or manager in a sport club or organisation, in a sport facility, fitness centre, travel agency, cultural or leisure time centre, municipal or local authority, etc. He/she is also fully qualified for the job of a physical education teacher at the elementary and secondary schools and universities, and a specialist in the sport training as well. He/she has gained organisational, didactic, and methodological competencies for these jobs. The graduate is well-prepared to continue in further professional individual or institutional education. Description of the entrance examination... [-]

Master in Human Movement Sciences: Sport, Exercise and Health

Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
Campus Full time 1 year September 2017 Netherlands Amsterdam Rotterdam + 1 more

The Master’s programme comprises two main tracks: ‘Sport’ and ‘Health’. The tracks are not strictly divided, but have some overlap. This makes it possible to... [+]

Master in Human Movement Sciences: Sport, Exercise and Health

 

From the latest developments in sports training to new approaches to rehabilitation, the Master’s in Human Movement Sciences provides state of the art insights into the ways in which motor performance can be enhanced. From biomechanics to psychology. From exercise physiology to neurorehabilitation. And from muscle function to motor development. By choosing a focus on either sports or health, you can fine-tune your own profile. With this profound background in the human movement sciences, you will be well equipped to contribute to this fascinating field of study.Are you interested in optimizing sports performance, helping people with impaired motor functioning, or gaining a fundamental understanding of how we move? Then the Master’s in Human Movement Sciences is the ideal programme for you!... [-]


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. [-]