Find your path to a successful career in the $1 trillion sport industry with an MBA concentration in sport management.

When combined with the functional knowledge provided by MBA core courses, the sport management concentration will open your career to the worlds of major and minor league sports, intercollegiate and high school athletics, national and international sport governing bodies, sport agencies, sport facilities and firms specializing in sport marketing and event management.

Program Requirements

MBA concentrations require 3 courses in a specific field. Suggested course sequence:

Courses (9 credits)

Choose 3 courses from:
UAPP 658 – Contemporary Issues in Public Administration (when related to Sport Management issues)
SPTM 616 – Sport Marketing
SPTM 620 – International Sport Management & Marketing
SPTM 634 – Sport Business and Finance
SPTM 635 – Administration of Intercollegiate Athletics
SPTM 647 – Legal Aspects of Sport Management

In addition to the 9 prescribed credits of the concentration, you will choose an additional 6 credits of electives.

Career Opportunities

  • Senior marketing manager
  • Director of business development
  • Strategic planning manager of global products
  • Director of strategic corporate partnerships
  • Director of merchandising strategy
  • Manager of international finance

Admissions Information

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