Sports aren't only for athletes

The industry of sport and entertainment business is showing no signs of slowing down anytime soon. In fact, the industry globally produces $1.3 trillion per year. And the layers of the industry are vast - just think about all the people who work together to make events, iconic teams or well-known brands a reality. Our MBA in Sport and Entertainment Business is designed to prepare you to be one of those people - with all the knowledge and experience you need to plug into the growing industry.

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Program Overview

Housed within the Batterman School of Business, our MBA in Sport and Entertainment Business allows you to further enhance a career in athletic and entertainment management at or near the executive level. You’ll receive innovative instruction through a curriculum that is current, engaging and challenging. To make sure you get the best education you can, our courses and experiential learning opportunities are designed through the guidance of a professional advisory board made up of seasoned industry practitioners. That means that you’ll be learning the most current information from professors who know what they’re talking about. Alongside a diverse student body, you’ll learn about topics like public relations and social media strategies, sponsorship and sales strategy, brand activation, and event management.

Graduate Certificate

Post-Baccalaureate students can earn a graduate certificate by selecting four courses within one of the MBA concentration areas or within the MBA core for a total of twelve credits. Students may at any time transition into the MBA degree program course of study through the standard application process.

What to Expect

In addition to your classes, you’ll have the opportunity to network with experts in professional and amateur sports. You’ll even gain hands-on training with the program’s industry partners and by participating in intensive field experiences at major events. In the past, students have attended events like the Rose Bowl, Final Four, the College World Series and the Super Bowl. Best of all, we offer classes at our main campus, our off-site locations and online. Our sports business MBA program is designed for working professionals who need a degree that fits into their schedules, not the other way around.

Not only will you achieve your masters in entertainment business with expertise in the industry, you’ll graduate with increased financial competence, leadership growth, and stronger communications skills. You’ll even have a portfolio of your work  you can show to potential employers.

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