Master of Professional Studies in Sports Industry Management

General

Program Description

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:

  • Professional Teams and Leagues
  • Collegiate Athletics
  • Sports Marketing and Representation Agencies
  • Non-profit and Government Administrations
  • Media Entities

The online Master of Professional Studies in Sports Industry Management consists of 10 courses totaling 30 credit hours. The curriculum is designed to showcase the practical applications of each course and reflect the growing and changing dynamics within each sector of the global sports industry.

At the end of the program, students will complete a capstone project under the guidance of a sports industry professional and the program faculty. This project will help students jumpstart their sports management career after graduation. And because Georgetown allows students to earn their master's degrees online, they can prepare for a career in sports whenever and wherever it is most convenient.

Last updated October 2018

About the School

Georgetown University is a private, not-for-profit, accredited university located in Washington, DC. Founded in 1789 by John Carroll, Georgetown is America’s oldest Catholic and Jesuit University. Tod ... Read More

Georgetown University is a private, not-for-profit, accredited university located in Washington, DC. Founded in 1789 by John Carroll, Georgetown is America’s oldest Catholic and Jesuit University. Today, Georgetown is a major international research university. It has nine schools, an affiliated hospital, and many highly-ranked graduate programs. Read less