Online Master's Degrees in Sport 2020

Completing a master’s degree program can be an effective way for a student to prepare for advanced careers in a chosen field. These programs often require two years of intensive study, and students may need a related bachelor’s degree to be admitted. What is a Master in Sport? Sports performance, technology, research, evaluation and development are all components of the study of sport.… Read more

Completing a master’s degree program can be an effective way for a student to prepare for advanced careers in a chosen field. These programs often require two years of intensive study, and students may need a related bachelor’s degree to be admitted.

What is a Master in Sport? Sports performance, technology, research, evaluation and development are all components of the study of sport. At the graduate level, a master’s program may encourage a student to pursue a concentration relating to the field. Students may dedicate coursework to learning new technologies in sports training. Other programs may focus on recruitment and program development for sports clubs. It is also common for programs to concentrate on team building, management and leadership skills required to succeed in the sports industry.

After earning a graduate degree in this field, many students report gaining numerous beneficial skills and traits. These skills can influence a student both personally and professionally. Students are often highly motivated with significant time management abilities. Additional communication skills are also reported and can greatly improve a student’s interactions with others.

The cost of earning a degree can include tuition, housing, transportation, textbooks, materials and more. Students should always research the most current tuition information for potential schools and compare the costs to make an informed decision prior to registration.

By earning a master’s degree in the field, graduates of sport studies can compete for higher-level positions and may even seek admission into doctoral programs. This educational background can lead students to fulfilling positions in numerous industries, including work as a researcher in sports performance, sports journalist, professional sports team manager, event organizer and sports consultant.

Many graduate programs are available internationally at a variety of universities. Numerous programs allow students to study with online courses or hybrid courses to accommodate full or complex schedules. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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UCFB
London, United Kingdom

UCFB’s unique MSc International Sports Management (Online) provides an unparalleled educational and experiential opportunity for aspiring sports leaders. This pioneering progr ... +

UCFB’s unique MSc International Sports Management (Online) provides an unparalleled educational and experiential opportunity for aspiring sports leaders. This pioneering programme has been developed as a transformational journey suited for graduates of all disciplines, as well as for current professionals working within various sectors of the sports industry, for example in management, marketing or operations. -
MSc
Full-time
Part-time
English
Jan 2020
Online
 
Georgetown University Online
Georgetown, USA

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 ... +

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. -
Master
Part-time
2 years
English
Online
 
Manchester Metropolitan University Online
UK Online, United Kingdom

Turn your passion into a successful career with Manchester Metropolitan University’s Global Online MSc in Sport Business, Management and Policy. As the sporting sector expands ... +

Turn your passion into a successful career with Manchester Metropolitan University’s Global Online MSc in Sport Business, Management and Policy. As the sporting sector expands, new commercial opportunities are opening globally for those with the drive, passion and knowledge to succeed. -
MSc
Part-time
24 months
English
Mar 2020
Online
 
Sports Management School - Barcelona
Barcelona, Spain

The structure of the sports business is complex. This online Master will offer the student the tools and skills so that he knows this structure and can trace the path he wants ... +

The structure of the sports business is complex. This online Master will offer the student the tools and skills so that he knows this structure and can trace the path he wants to follow for his professional future within this sector. -
Master
Full-time
12 months
Spanish
Apr 2020
Online
 
Horizons University
Paris, France

The Master of Arts in Martial Arts degree is designed to broaden your knowledge and experience in the field and add a deeper dimension to your practice and increase your impac ... +

The Master of Arts in Martial Arts degree is designed to broaden your knowledge and experience in the field and add a deeper dimension to your practice and increase your impact in the dojo both as a student, as an instructor or as a manager. -
MA
Part-time
English
Sep 2020
Online
 
Escuela Unidad Editorial
Madrid, Spain

El Máster en Periodismo Deportivo Marca (Online) es un programa que se dirige a licenciados o graduados de cualquier especialidad, preferiblemente de carreras relacionadas con ... +

El Máster en Periodismo Deportivo Marca (Online) es un programa que se dirige a licenciados o graduados de cualquier especialidad, preferiblemente de carreras relacionadas con el mundo de la comunicación, que busquen la especialización en el ámbito del periodismo deportivo. -
Master
Full-time
Spanish
Nov 2020
Online
 
American University Online
Washington, USA

This program prepares mid-career professionals and career changers for a management career in sports. This master is unique among programs of its kind in its focus on developi ... +

This program prepares mid-career professionals and career changers for a management career in sports. This master is unique among programs of its kind in its focus on developing expertise in the analytics, new technologies and social media developments that are transforming the world of sports. -
MSc
Part-time
20 months
English
Sep 2020
Online
 
Universidade Europeia
Lisbon, Portugal +2 More

No desporto de alto rendimento, a obtenção de resultados é potenciada por equipas multidisciplinares que permitam dar resposta às diferentes exigências do contexto desportivo. ... +

No desporto de alto rendimento, a obtenção de resultados é potenciada por equipas multidisciplinares que permitam dar resposta às diferentes exigências do contexto desportivo. Esta pós-graduação pretende formar fisiologistas do treino que planeiem e promovam o desenvolvimento das qualidades físicas em contextos de rendimento, e que controlem os efeitos fisiológicos da carga promovendo as adaptações pretendidas e de forma a prevenir lesões. -
Master
Full-time
120 hours
Portuguese
17 Apr 2020
Online
 
University of Stirling
Stirling, United Kingdom

The first course of its kind in Scotland, this innovative online Masters gives experienced coaches the chance to improve their coaching skills through cutting-edge best practi ... +

The first course of its kind in Scotland, this innovative online Masters gives experienced coaches the chance to improve their coaching skills through cutting-edge best practice and research. Our teaching is aligned with the UK Coaching Certificate (UKCC) Level 4 certification process and is endorsed by UK Coaching. -
MSc
Part-time
24 months
English
Online
 
LaGrange College
USA Online, USA

The one and a half year, fully online Master of Art program focuses on the same research-based content as the M.S. program but is specifically designed and tailored for full-t ... +

The one and a half year, fully online Master of Art program focuses on the same research-based content as the M.S. program but is specifically designed and tailored for full-time professional strength coaches. -
MA
Full-time
18 months
English
Sep 2020
Online
 
FutbolLab Spain Soccer Academy
Barcelona, Spain

With the Course of "Master in Management and Sports Management (Isabel I)" we will learn to become a qualified professional, discovering the best marketing techniques. Sponsor ... +

With the Course of "Master in Management and Sports Management (Isabel I)" we will learn to become a qualified professional, discovering the best marketing techniques. Sponsorship and management of personal resources. -
Master
Full-time
Part-time
9 months
Spanish
Online
 
Setanta College
Ireland Online, Ireland

A key aim of the programme is to enable practitioners to integrate knowledge from a range of fields into the generation of performance solutions. This Master of Science provid ... +

A key aim of the programme is to enable practitioners to integrate knowledge from a range of fields into the generation of performance solutions. This Master of Science provides the basis for the macro and micro-planning decisions that underpin effective performance coaching. The programme includes the important area of sports and exercise nutrition which aims to expand the skillset and competencies of the student within both exercise and nutritional science using evidence-based science. -
Master
Online & Campus Combined
Part-time
84 weeks
English
Online & Campus Combined
Campus
Online
 
Johan Cruyff Institute
Barcelona, Spain

The main objective of the Master in Sport Management is to train you to use management tools to help you recognize business opportunities, develop strategies, anticipate chang ... +

The main objective of the Master in Sport Management is to train you to use management tools to help you recognize business opportunities, develop strategies, anticipate changes, optimize resources and analyze information judiciously, without the obstacles of time or place and adapting the pace of study to your individual workload and availability. -
Master
Part-time
13 months
English, Spanish
17 Feb 2020
Online
 
UCFB
London, United Kingdom

This in-depth programme is designed for those who wish to develop an appreciation of key areas shaping the current landscape of the football industry. The programme provides o ... +

This in-depth programme is designed for those who wish to develop an appreciation of key areas shaping the current landscape of the football industry. The programme provides opportunities to engage in different aspects of football business including areas such as governance and regulation, consumer engagement, operational management and business development. -
MSc
Full-time
Part-time
English
Jan 2020
Online
 
FutbolLab Spain Soccer Academy
Barcelona, Spain

The "Master Sports Director of Football Clubs (Universidad Isabel I)" will teach us from the base how to create a club, direct and manage a staff and its players up to the tec ... +

The "Master Sports Director of Football Clubs (Universidad Isabel I)" will teach us from the base how to create a club, direct and manage a staff and its players up to the technical staff. -
Master
Full-time
Part-time
6 months
Spanish
Online