Our Sports MBA program is focused entirely on the international business of sports, featuring top tier faculty and a dedicated alumni network. It's an accelerated, 18-month Sports Management MBA degree that begins in January each year and is intended for highly motivated students seeking an intensive academic environment combined with extensive hands-on industry experience.

Our recent ranking of #4 globally in Sports Business International, the leading ranking for Postgraduate Sports Business programs, reflects the work we and our alumni have put in to make this a top choice for ambitious students.

Visit the Fowler College of Business website for more information on the Sports MBA program.

Estimated Cost Estimated Cost
$48,780
Completion Time Min. Completion Time
18 Months
Course Format Course Format
In Person

Courses

2019 Summer2019 Fall2020 Spring
B A 0626 Business Economics
Microeconomic and macroeconomic environments of business. Assessing and forecasting the impact of market structure, economic climate, and governmental policies on pricing, operations, and competitive strategy. Not open to students with credit in Business Administration 653.
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David P. Ely
B A 0628 Operations and Supply Chain Management
Managerial concepts and quantitative methods associated with the design, execution, and management of operations and supply chain systems.
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B A 0630 Business Strategy
Contemporary frameworks used in environmental and industry analysis, organizational analysis, strategy formulation and implementation. Managerial issues from the view point of top managers, based on a long-term and multifunctional perspective of organizations and their environments.
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John Francis
2020 Spring
B A 0780 Field Studies in Business
Application of business concepts to real world organizations. Students work under supervision of a faculty member to perform a project utilizing theories and principles from previous business coursework. Maximum credit six units.
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January 10 - May 25
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2020 Spring
B A 0795 Business Consulting
Strategic analysis of business problems in a consulting context. Problem definition analysis and prioritization of solution mechanisms. Preparation for comprehensive examination for students in the M.B.A. program under Plan B.
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January 10 - May 25
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FIN 0617 Financial Management II
Develops topics to include asset pricing, capital budgeting techniques, dividend policy and financing decisions, applications of options and futures, term structure of interest rates, regulation of financial markets, leasing decisions, and corporate control.
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Frank Ryan
MGT 0729.01 Seminar in Strategic Leadership in International Sports Organizations
Issues in organizations in modern society: organization design, environmental interface, and political processes. See Class Schedule for specific content. Maximum credit six units applicable to a master's degree.
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MIS 0691 Decision Support Systems
Design, implementation, and integration of computerized decision support systems into business management. Problem representation, modeling, and simulation.
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Kaveh Abhari
MKTG 0729.01 Sustainable Marketing
This Special Topics in Marketing course (“Sustainable Marketing: A Marketing Research Approach”) will focus on sustainability, diversity, and inclusion in sports and marketing, taking a marketing research approach to investigating and solving issues. The course is designed to make students aware and critically thinking of environmental, physical, and social sustainability in sports and business in general. Further, the course is developed to make students better consumers and creators of marketing insights by understanding and executing the marketing research process. This course will cover the main stages of the marketing research process, including: problem definition, research objectives formulation, data collection, data analysis, and reporting/decision making. Tools to facilitate the marketing research process, like Qualtrics and SPSS, will be actively used throughout the course. Ethical, environmental, and social issues related to sports and business will be discussed in depth. The course takes a hands-on approach, with some flipped-classroom activity, and the modality will be both in-person as well as online.
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Erlinde Cornelis
MKTG 0762 Seminar in Integrated Marketing Communication
Theory and application of integrated marketing communication to advertising, promotions, public relations/publicity, personal selling and direct marketing (including Internet).
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George E Belch

 

Labor Analysis
Sports MBA Graduate — Nationwide

Job Postings
Job Postings
Last 12 months
49,263

Projected Growth
Projected Growth
Over 10 years
+4.50%

Salary Range
Salary Range
Average
$70,000-$180,000