Online Master’s in Sports Industry Management

Enhance Your Career With Inside Knowledge

Georgetown University’s online Master of Professional Studies in Sports Industry Management degree provides the knowledge and skills needed to succeed and lead in this highly competitive field. Students study with an unrivaled faculty of professionals who are actively working at the highest levels in a diverse cross-section of the sports industry. Georgetown’s online Master's in Sports Management degree program emphasizes career mentoring and networking opportunities to give graduates a leg up in the sports industry.

Students of the Sports Industry Management program graduate with the inspiration, insight, and expertise needed for the successful career advancement achieved by their distinguished practitioner instructors. Graduates also have the distinct advantage of holding a sports management master's degree from one of the best schools for sports management in the country.

Applied Sports Management Curriculum

This robust curriculum delivers a balanced and practical understanding of both the theories and tactics shaping today’s global sports business. Students will sharpen their knowledge with an insider perspective of these critical industry aspects:

  • Ethics and leadership
  • Global sports business acumen
  • Strategic planning
  • Sports marketing and media
  • Project management and implementation

Georgetown’s online Sports Industry Management master's degree consists of 30 total credit hours. Program courses include:

Required Courses:

  • Applied Ethics in Sports
  • Sports Leadership and Management
  • Social Responsibility and Globalization in Sports
  • Strategic Sports Marketing
  • Sports Business and Finance
  • Capstone

Elective Course Options (choose 4):

  • Sports Communications and Public Relations
  • Sports Sales, Sponsorship, and Revenue Development
  • Sports Digital Media and Consumer Engagement
  • Sports Law, Contracts, and Negotiations
  • Sports Event Planning and Facility Management
  • Sports Economics, Global Brand Management and Under Armour
  • Internship Practicum
  • The Business of Global Sporting Events
  • Sports Business Analytics 

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.

Learn more about each course in this program.

Careers in Sports Industry Management

This degree prepares students for a wide range of high-level opportunities in a growing field, including positions within:

  • Professional franchises
  • Collegiate athletics
  • Facility management/operations
  • Sports agencies
  • Non-profit and government organizations

Learn more about the career opportunities that are available within the sports management industry. Or you can call us toll-free at (855) 725-7622 to speak with a representative from our top-rated sports management program.