Georgetown University Introduces Sports Industry Management Master’s Program in New Online Format

Washington, D.C. - Georgetown University’s School of Continuing Studies (SCS) will launch its third online graduate program in fall 2015 with the Master of Professional Studies (MPS) in Sports Industry Management.

While the industry-leading program is currently offered at the SCS downtown campus, this new online modality provides a flexible learning model that is accessible to a wider audience.

“We are pleased to extend this prominent program to professionals across the country and to expand our online program availability,” said Kelly Otter, Ph.D., Dean of SCS. “This new online graduate curriculum helps us deliver a world-class education to a community of leaders who are moving the global sports industry forward.”

Master of Professional Studies in Sports Industry Management

Recognized as one of the top sports programs in the world, Georgetown’s Master of Professional Studies in Sports Industry Management offers a flexible, hands-on curriculum that emphasizes the expanding and ever-changing dynamics within the global sports industry.

“We will incorporate the stimulating, in-depth content and unparalleled faculty expertise that are the hallmarks of our on-campus curriculum into our online courses,” said Bobby Goldwater, Interim Associate Dean of the Sports Industry Management program. “We look forward to offering an outstanding Georgetown education to engage, inform and inspire sports management students wherever they are.”

Featuring a faculty of prominent industry practitioners who bring noteworthy experience and knowledge directly into the classroom, the program delivers a practical and experiential learning model immersed in a global perspective. All students enrolled in both modalities of the program will take the same core courses, including Applied Ethics in Sports and Sports Leadership and Management. For more information on this program or how to apply, please visit

Georgetown University has partnered with Wiley for the creation of this online program, with the goal of building upon the current success of the on-campus program to expand to new markets. Through this partnership, Georgetown aims to advance higher education by providing convenient, easily accessible learning options for professionals across the country and around the world.

Georgetown University School of Continuing Studies (SCS) fulfills the University’s educational mission by offering a wide range of degree programs and applied learning experiences to a broad and inclusive community of students and professionals. The educational programs found within Georgetown SCS combine theory with practice through rigorous curricula led by expert practitioners. In keeping with Georgetown’s Catholic and Jesuit heritage and values, SCS educates women and men to be self-reflective, critical thinkers who are committed to serve in greater society.