11 Masters Programs in Sports Business Management

A master's degree is a two-year journey that takes a graduate with a bachelor's degree deeper into his or her chosen subject. Some students pursue this degree immediately after finishing a four-year degree or many years later while working on their career. You may be wondering, what is a Master in Sports Business Management? This field is a hybrid of sports knowledge and business administration. S… Read more

A master's degree is a two-year journey that takes a graduate with a bachelor's degree deeper into his or her chosen subject. Some students pursue this degree immediately after finishing a four-year degree or many years later while working on their career.

You may be wondering, what is a Master in Sports Business Management? This field is a hybrid of sports knowledge and business administration. Some courses you can expect to take include business management, group negotiations and finance. You can also expect to study in more detail the chosen sport that is part of your degree. As a prerequisite, you may want to study introductory business management.

Some of the skills you can learn in this program include management, networking and communication. Each of these skills are important for working in sports business management but are also useful in your everyday life. Networking can communication can help you with personal interactions while management can help you stay organized and delegate tasks.

To pay for a master's degree, look for aid from your chosen school. Many locations offer financial support for graduate students since the level of study required can make having a job difficult.

When you look for a job after earning a master degree in sports business management, you have many options. On the business side, you can search for positions within a sporting commissioner's office or owner committee. On the sporting side, you can go into contract negotiations as an advocate for an athlete or team. A broad understanding of the subject may also qualify you as a teacher.

Schools offering this kind of degree can be found in many countries. If you need to narrow your search, consider how far you want to travel and whether courses are available online. 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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FBA The Football Business Academy
Geneva, Switzerland

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 Busine ... +

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 football industry experts and created a unique and comprehensive program that prepare Candidates 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. -
Master
Online & Campus Combined
Full-time
Part-time
English
Mar 2020
01 Feb 2020
Online & Campus Combined
Campus
Online
 
AMOS Sport Business School
London, United Kingdom +4 More

This cycle is composed of a 4th and a 5th year and issues a Master degree in "Sport organisations Management". The objective of the MBS AMOS is to train our students to execut ... +

This cycle is composed of a 4th and a 5th year and issues a Master degree in "Sport organisations Management". 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. The degree is registered with the RNCP -
Master
Full-time
2 years
English
Sep 2020
30 Jun 2020
Campus
 
La Trobe University
Melbourne, Australia +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.

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. -
Master
Full-time
Part-time
18 months
English
Jan 2020
Campus
 
Manchester Metropolitan University Online
UK Online, United Kingdom

Turn your passion into a successful career with Manchester Metropolitan University’s Global Online MSc in Sport Business, Management and Policy. As the sporting sector expands ... +

Turn your passion into a successful career with Manchester Metropolitan University’s Global Online MSc in Sport Business, Management and Policy. As the sporting sector expands, new commercial opportunities are opening globally for those with the drive, passion and knowledge to succeed. -
MSc
Part-time
24 months
English
Mar 2020
Online
 
ESBS - European Sport Business School
Valencia, Spain

“A master adapted to the reality in the sports industry, taught mostly by professionals who combine their career with an academic life”. This master has been developed willing ... +

“A master adapted to the reality in the sports industry, taught mostly by professionals who combine their career with an academic life”. This master has been developed willing to offer a practical focus, the knowledge and the habilities for the success in directive and management positions in any of the institutions, clubs, entities, and business around the global sport industry. -
Master
Part-time
9 months
English, Spanish
Campus
 
Sheffield Hallam University
Sheffield, United Kingdom

With the sports industry witnessing significant growth and outperforming many major sectors the time could not be better to study and work in the business side of the sport.

With the sports industry witnessing significant growth and outperforming many major sectors the time could not be better to study and work in the business side of the sport. -
MSc
Full-time
English
Jan 2020
Campus
 
Manchester Metropolitan University
Manchester, United Kingdom

Sport is part of Manchester’s DNA. It’s a big feature of the city’s history, character and economy. And it’s a big part of Manchester Met too. As one of few management courses ... +

Sport is part of Manchester’s DNA. It’s a big feature of the city’s history, character and economy. And it’s a big part of Manchester Met too. As one of few management courses in the UK focusing solely on sports, we cover topics including sport policy, sports marketing and business analytics. Unlike other courses in the country, you’ll also explore areas such as politics, finance and law to understand how they apply to the sports industry. -
MSc
Full-time
Part-time
English
Sep 2020
Campus
 
Universidad Católica San Antonio de Murcia
Murcia, Spain

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 gradu ... +

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, -
Master
Online & Campus Combined
Full-time
Spanish
Online & Campus Combined
Campus
Online
 
Universidad Privada De Ciencias Aplicadas
Lima, Peru

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 instituti ... +

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. -
Master
Full-time
Spanish
Mar 2020
Campus
 
Manhattanville College School of Business
New York, USA

The M.S. Sport Business and Entertainment Management program prepares students for an exciting career in the sports industry. Of course, we have our favorite teams and sports, ... +

The M.S. Sport Business and Entertainment Management program prepares students for an exciting career in the sports industry. Of course, we have our favorite teams and sports, but that is a conversation for sports radio. This is about sports business and creating the next wave of leaders for the sports business industry. -
MSc
18 months
English
Campus
 
ESBS - European Sport Business School
Valencia, Spain

Why this Master? Sports entities must have knowledge of digital transformation to be competitive in a globalized world. Training designed by the ecosystem of companies that co ... +

Why this Master? Sports entities must have knowledge of digital transformation to be competitive in a globalized world. Training designed by the ecosystem of companies that compose the GSIC Global Sport Innovation Center Powered by Microsoft. (More than 200 partners from 30 countries). -
Master
Online & Campus Combined
9 months
English, Spanish
Online & Campus Combined
Campus
Online