Masters Programs in Sports Management

Compare 32 Masters Programs in Sports Management

Sports Management

A Master in Sports Management is designed for students who seek a rewarding career in the sports industry, which is a growing and demanding field in many countries. Educated professionals who understand the business side of sports can go far in a career with a Master in Sports Management degree.


A Master in Sports Management program can cover such topics as physiology, sociology of sport, management, marketing, policy, and psychology, among many other industry specific opportunities. Master in Sports Management programs often include coursework, internships, research, and a masters thesis. Students often have the opportunity to focus on a specific area within the sports management industry, such as sports marketing, sports development and policy, and management and organization of sport events. Graduates with a Master in Sports Management degree often have professional opportunities in sales, public relations, event management, media and communications, and athletic management.


You can learn more about a Master in Sports Management by scrolling through the programs below. In just a few clicks, you can request information directly from the admissions department¬. Take the next step towards a rewarding career in sports management today!

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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 sports 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 sportS, either outside of the United States or with international sports 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 Sports 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 sports 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.... [-]


FIFA Master - International Master in Management, Law and Humanities of Sport

CIES - International Centre for Sports Studies
Campus Full time 1 year September 2018 Switzerland Neuchâtel

Organised by the CIES - International Centre for Sport Studies, in partnership with three universities, De Montfort University in Leicester (England), SDA Bocconi School of Management in Milan (Italy) and the University of Neuchâtel (Switzerland), the FIFA Master in Management, Law and Humanities of Sport was created to promote management education within the sports world. [+]

The FIFA Master - International Master in Management, Law and Humanities of Sport

Organised by the International Centre for Sport Studies (CIES) in partnership with three universities, De Montfort University in Leicester (England), SDA Bocconi School of Management in Milan (Italy) and the University of Neuchâtel (Switzerland), the FIFA Master in Management, Law and Humanities of Sport was created to promote management education within the sports world. It has developed to become a top graduate programme developing all-around managers who can cope with the increasingly complex world of sport.

Picture: FIFA Master 18th Edition at the Home of FIFA welcomed by both FIFA President Gianni Infantino and General Secretary Fatma Samoura. A unique programme The FIFA Master takes its graduates on a unique journey through three different European countries to study sport. Three distinguished universities in England, Italy and Switzerland, which are among Europe's most sports-oriented countries, have come together to provide a one year programme that combines top-class academic teaching and practical case studies supplemented by guest lecturers and field visits. The course focuses on three key and inter-related aspects of sports humanities, management and law. Once the programme successfully completed, postgraduates receive a joint-diploma delivered by the three universities. Developing unique people The FIFA Master offers a dynamic international environment with around 20 different nationalities represented in a class of approximately 30 postgraduates that are selected each year. The international multi-disciplinary approach provides postgraduates with the opportunity to learn a broad range of subjects and develop their... [-]

Master in Sport Management

University of San Francisco - College of Arts & Sciences
Campus Full time 23 months January 2019 USA San Francisco Orange + 1 more

The sport management program serves the needs and schedules of today's busy students. The curriculum consists of 36 units and classes meet one evening per week from 6:30 to 10:30 p.m., allowing students to complete their master’s degree in just 23 months. [+]

Program Details

The sport management program serves the needs and schedules of today's busy students. The curriculum consists of 36 units and classes meet one evening per week from 6:30 to 10:30 p.m., allowing students to complete their master’s degree in just 23 months.

San Francisco and Southern California Campuses

Identical curricula and the same full-time faculty are available at our locations in Southern California and San Francisco. Additionally, local industry professionals teach electives that allow students to specialize and gain the necessary depth within their chosen area of expertise.

Program Learning Outcomes recognize, classify, and demonstrate knowledge of the breadth and depth of the sport marketplace, including the development of leadership, communication, decision-making, problem-solving, and networking skills recognize, discuss, and demonstrate knowledge of globalization, themed entertainment, culture, sociology, and commerce on the sport marketplace with the development of critical thinking skills demonstrate skills in business writing, research, and qualitative and quantitative analysis demonstrate practical management and leadership skills within the industry recognize the role of economics, accounting, finance, marketing, strategic management, law, and business research methods in sport, and demonstrate and apply the tools of those fields to issues in sport demonstrate relevant knowledge by creating a business plan, team financial plan, marketing plan, cultural analysis, team management plan, stock portfolio prospectus, strategy plan, career plan, legal analysis, research prospectus, and Master's Project demonstrate knowledge of specific components of sport management such as public relations, facilities management, fundraising, and brand management Professional Opportunity ... [-]

Master of Education (MEd) in Athletics / Activities Administration

William Woods University
Campus Full time 30 hours January 2019 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.... [-]


Master in Sports Management

Sports Management School - Barcelona
Campus Full time 12 months November 2018 Spain Barcelona

Taking the Master in Sports Management (SMS) at SMS Barcelona, ​​offers a unique opportunity to live that experience and have the best professionals in the industry. [+]

Name of the Master

11/12/2018: start of the host week 11/19/2018: start classes

Duration 12 months Profile of the students

This Master is aimed at university graduates of broad spectrum, being recommended for the following profiles:

Graduates or Graduates in:

Economic SciencesBusiness ManagementLawsports science

Candidates who do not have a university degree can submit their application proving a minimum professional experience of 3 years in the sports sector, in positions of responsibility.

It will be, in this case, the Admissions department who validates the suitability of the candidate and its admissibility.

Origin

Spanish speaking countries

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Master of Sports Management

Bond University
Campus Full time 52 weeks January 2019 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 sports organisations and events. [+]

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Successful completion of a Bachelor degree in a discipline related to the diverse areas of sports 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 sports 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 sports management is addressed including managing high-performance sport, business strategies, strategic sports 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.... [-]


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

AISTS - International Academy of Sports Science and Technology
Campus Full time 15 months September 2018 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 in Sports, Culture & Events Management FT

FH Kufstein Tirol - University of Applied Sciences
Campus Full time 4 semesters September 2018 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 in 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.... [-]


Master in Sport Management Online

Johan Cruyff Institute
Online Part time 13 months February 2019 Spain Barcelona

The main objective of the Master in Sport Management is to train you to use management tools to help you recognize business opportunities, develop strategies, anticipate changes, optimize resources and analyze information judiciously, without the obstacles of time or place and adapting the pace of study to your individual workload and availability. [+]

INTRODUCTION

The main objective of the Master in Sports Management is to train you to use management tools to help you recognize business opportunities, develop strategies, anticipate changes, optimize resources and analyze information judiciously, without the obstacles of time or place and adapting the pace of study to your individual workload and availability.

Admission Requirements Have a Bachelor's degree, diploma or equivalent. Have 3 years experience in the field of sports management. Have developed a career as a professional athlete. Modality

Online. Also available on campus in Barcelona (in Spanish), Amsterdam (in English), and Also blended (partially on campus in Barcelona and online). ... [-]


Master of Education in Sport Management

Millersville University
Online & Campus Combined September 2018 USA Millersville Philadelphia

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

Master of Education in Sports Management

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

Helping you achieve your goals is what Millersville's graduate programs are all about. The M.Ed. in sports 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 sports management is NOT required.... [-]


Master in Sports Marketing Management

ESIC Business & Marketing School
Campus Full time Part time 9 - 12 months October 2018 Spain Madrid + 1 more

The Master in Sports Marketing Management covers a need for professionalization in the world of sports marketing. It is a sector of enormous opportunities for national and international development, and assumes that future professionals who want to be employed in this sector, must acquire specialized knowledge, which allows them to execute an adequate management, exploitation and use of opportunities and challenges that arise. . [+]

Master of reference in Spain in the field of marketing and sports.

The Master in Sports Marketing Management covers a need for professionalization in the world of sports marketing. It is a sector of enormous opportunities for national and international development, and assumes that future professionals who want to be employed in this sector, must acquire specialized knowledge, which allows them to execute an adequate management, exploitation and use of opportunities and challenges that arise. .

characteristicsThe Sport Business industry is a sector that needs more and more specialized professionals capable of providing value and sports marketing solutions.The impact of sport on the Spanish economy already represents 2.5% of the national GDP, and it is estimated that it will continue to grow at a faster pace than other sectors. It is one of the sectors with the most growth from the economic and social point of view.Differential Factors400 hours22 experiences cases10 masterclass28 hours of tutoring... [-]

Master of Professional Studies in Sports Industry Management

Georgetown University Online
Online Part time 2 years August 2019 USA Georgetown

Recognized as one of the top programs in the world, Georgetown University's Master of Professional Studies in Sports Industry Management is available in an online format. This program, offered through the School of Continuing Studies, provides students with the business management and leadership skills needed to launch a successful and impactful career in the sports industry. [+]

Recognized as one of the top programs in the world, Georgetown University's Master of Professional Studies in Sports Industry Management is available in an online format. This program, offered through the School of Continuing Studies, provides students with the business management and leadership skills needed to launch a successful and impactful career in the sports industry.

This fully accredited, graduate program is comprised of a faculty of prominent industry practitioners who bring noteworthy expertise to each course and deliver a practical and applied learning model grounded in the principles of responsibility, ethics, and service.

As graduates of the Sports Industry Management online program, students will have a comprehensive understanding of the sports industry in areas that include applied ethics, leadership, critical and analytical thinking, sports business acumen and responsibility, communication, strategic planning, teamwork and group dynamics, global perspectives, and project management and implementation. In addition to these areas, the global approach to the program prepares students to pursue a multitude of positions within the industry across organizations that include:... [-]


Master's degree in management and management of sports organizations - blended

Universidad Católica San Antonio de Murcia
Online & Campus Combined Full time 1 year January 2019 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, [+]

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.... [-]


Official master - sports management / sport management

Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona
Online Campus Full time Part time 1 year September 2018 Spain Barcelona + 2 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. ... [-]

MPhil / MCom in Sport Management

University of Johannesburg
Campus Full time Part time 2 - 3 years February 2019 South Africa Johannesburg + 1 more

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

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

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