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Created by the Fowler College of Business, SDSU’s Sports MBA program is focused entirely on the international business of sports, featuring top tier faculty and a dedicated alumni network.

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.

About the Program

SDSU’s Sports Management MBA degree program is 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.

Estimated CostTotal Estimated Cost
$50,850
Completion Time Completion Time
As short as 2 years
Course Format Course Format
Online

For more information, please visit the Fowler College of Business website at business.sdsu.edu/grad/sports-mba.

Out-of-State Applicants
While we welcome out-of-state students, SDSU Global Campus currently cannot accept applications from students residing in the specific states. Please check back often, as this list of approved states does change. View the list of authorized states here.

You can also email smbainfo@sdsu.edu or call (619)-594-6023 during business hours (8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. PST | Monday-Friday).

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B A 0640 Financial Reporting and Analysis
Financial accounting in profit-directed organizations. Concepts, frameworks, terminology, and tools used to understand and analyze the financial consequences of business activities
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David DeBoskey
B A 0642 Statistical Analysis
Applications of statistics for problem solving and managerial decision-making. Formerly numbered Business Administration 623.
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Bruce Reinig
B A 0643 Managerial Economics
Microeconomic environments of business. Assessing and forecasting impacts of economic climate, governmental policy, and of market structure on competitive strategy, operations, and pricing.
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David P. Ely
B A 0644 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 0645 Marketing
Foundational concepts and development of marketing strategies and plans.
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Shana Ferguson
B A 0670 Managerial Accounting
Budgeting, cost control, job costing, overhead allocation, and reporting. Formerly numbered Business Administration 625.
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B A 0672 Managerial Marketing
Identification, understanding, and resolution of marketing issues in organizations. Theoretical and quantitative tools within a decision-making framework to inform organizational strategic directions.
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Vassilis Dalakas
B A 0673 Organizational Behavior and Leadership
Study of individuals and groups within an organizational context. Topics include leadership, individual differences, organizational design, group processes and characteristics, organizational processes and practices; and influence of these on individual, group, and organizational effectiveness. Formerly numbered Business Administration 624 and Business Administration 651.
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B A 0674 Financial Management
Explore role of finance in a shareholder value based framework. Financial analysis and planning, investment, capital structure, financial markets, capital raising and capital disbursement decisions, valuation, and corporate restructuring.
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Frank Ryan
B A 0676 Strategic Thinking
Environmental, industry, and organization analysis; strategy formulation and implementation. Long-term multifunctional environmental and organizational managerial issues from the viewpoints of top managers. Formerly numbered Business Administration 630.
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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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MIS 0596 Contemporary Topics in Management Information Systems
Contemporary topics in management information systems.
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Bruce Reinig