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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.
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[00:00:00.47] BOBBY GOLDWATER: Education should be accessible in as many different forms as possible to help people achieve their dreams and their goals. That's why we are launching our online curriculum in the Sports Industry Management program.
[00:00:16.92] MARTY CONWAY: There'll be no walls. There'll be no borders. We really feel like we can do this better than anyone else.
[00:00:21.20] JOE BRIGGS: It's all about relationships. One of the best values of a Georgetown education is access.
[00:00:27.45] MARTY CONWAY: Access to the best instructors, to the best alumni network, to people all around the world. Why would you go any place else?
[00:00:34.30] BOBBY GOLDWATER: What we want to do for all of our students is to have the best possible toolkit to compete for the job that they want. That's what we do. That's, frankly, what we're most proud of.
[00:00:44.26] JOE BRIGGS: This program is about realizing your dream. JOE BRIGGS: This program is a relationship builder.
[00:00:48.95] BOBBY GOLDWATER: This program is exceptional.
[00:00:52.10] MARTY CONWAY: Sports is breaking news, 24 hours a day, seven days a week Georgetown's online SIM program allows you to go online and to get real-time feedback from some of the experts in sports, and to do that whenever you want, not having to wait for your physical class time or your particular day of the week. Ultimately, that leads to the best online experience that's available today.
[00:01:12.39] JOE BRIGGS: We get to know our students well, both online and in our classroom environment.
[00:01:16.81] BOBBY GOLDWATER: We have close to 90 faculty members. So it's just an unrivaled practitioner faculty, in terms of both number and expertise. We all teach what we know, what we love, what we do.
[00:01:29.27] MARTY CONWAY: That's one of the unique differences about Georgetown and the program, is it offers that blend of the theory and the practice, along with the practical applications.
[00:01:36.92] BOBBY GOLDWATER: Students leave here with the best possible education, the best possible preparation, for a job in the sports industry.
[00:01:44.46] JOE BRIGGS: You can get anywhere from Georgetown.
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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:
- Applied Ethics in Sports
- Sports Leadership and Management
- Social Responsibility and Globalization in Sports
- Strategic Sports Marketing
- Sports Business and Finance
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
- Internship Practicum
- The Business of Global Sporting Events
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.