Master's Degree in Sport in North America

Top Masters Programs in Sport in North America 2017

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A Masters degree is an academic degree awarded to individuals who successfully denote a higher level of expertise. There are two main types of Masters - taught and research.

A program or course in sport generally prepares students to manage sports teams, become a senior coach of a sport students choose to focus on, become a physical education teacher or enter any closely related fields.

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Masters in Sport in North America

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Master in Business Administration - Sport Business Management

Webber International University
Campus Full time 19  August 2017 USA Orlando

Due to the tremendous growth of the Sport Industry and a demand for highly trained professionals, the Webber International University Graduate School of Business is pleased to offer a concentration in the area of Sport Business Management. [+]

Top Master Programs in Sport in North America 2017. Due to the tremendous growth of the Sport Industry and a demand for highly trained professionals, the Webber International University Graduate School of Business is pleased to offer a concentration in the area of Sport Business Management. ACADEMIC REQUIREMENTS Summary of Requirements MBA610 Information Systems for Management Decisions MBA618 Financial Reporting MBA632 Global Economic Environment MBA635 Quantitative Research Methods for Business MBA640 Marketing Philosophy & Management MBA662 Financial Decision Making MBA690 Strategic Thinking in Organization Specific Sport Management Requirements MBA670 Integrative Approaches to Sporting Events MBA671 Analysis of Legal & Political Aspects of Sport Business MBA675 Management & Leadership Theory MBA677 & 678 Sport Business Management Practicum I & II: An Integrated Consulting Project Apply Webber International Univeristy encourages students to submit their applications online at www.webber.edu/apply-to.wiu/ [-]

Master in Sport Management

University of San Francisco - College of Arts & Sciences
Campus Full time July 2017 USA San Francisco

Today's sports industry needs highly trained professionals to meet the challenging pace of changes in economics and lifestyle that will define the growth patterns in tomorrow's marketplace. [+]

Master in Sport ManagementToday's sports industry needs highly trained professionals to meet the challenging pace of changes in economics and lifestyle that will define the growth patterns in tomorrow's marketplace.With the expansion of both recreational and spectator sports and society's increasing concern over healthful lifestyles athletic administration and fitness management are both growing more complex. As a result, successful organizations in the sports industry are increasingly looking for tomorrow's leaders to have specialized training at the graduate level.The Master’s Program provides professional preparation for leadership positions with professional sports teams; intercollegiate athletic programs; sports facilities; amateur athletic organizations; health and fitness organizations; sporting events and tournaments; stadia and arenas; and the marketing, management, and communication firms that support the sports marketplace.... [-]


Master in International Sports Management (M.S.)

SUNY Cortland
Campus Full time September 2017 USA Cortland

This program is designed for students interested in working in international sport, either outside of the United States or with international sport organizations within in the United States, and who are interested in taking classes on campus in a traditional classroom setting. [+]

Top Master Programs in Sport in North America 2017. Kick-start your career in the international sporting arena! This program is designed for students interested in working in international sport, either outside of the United States or with international sport organizations within in the United States, and who are interested in taking classes on campus in a traditional classroom setting. You're already excited about everything to do with sports. Now you're ready to step up your game on a global scale — so it just makes sense to pursue an M.S. in International Sport Management at SUNY Cortland. In this 30-credit-hour program, you will balance theory and practice as you gain a solid understanding of the international sport management environment. You will complete 12-24 class credit hours on the SUNY Cortland campus and have opportunities to fulfill the remaining class credit hours in an international study abroad location such as Germany or Australia. Additionally, you will have the opportunity to pursue international internship opportunities. Students in our International Sport Management program have previously interned with the following sport organizations: the London 2012 Summer Olympic Games, IMG Licensing in Cologne, Perth Heat Baseball in Australia, the United States Olympic Committee, USA Rugby, NBC Sports, and the International Tennis Federation, among many others. Graduates of the International Sport Management program work in a diverse array of sport organizations throughout the world, including: the International Paralympic Committee, USA Judo, Octagon Inc., Athletic Ireland, and Taiwan Triathlon, among others. Additionally, several of our graduates have... [-]

Master of Education (MEd) in Athletics / Activities Administration

William Woods University
Campus Full time 30  January 2018 USA Fulton

Leading a high-profile school athletics/activities program requires skills in facilities management, recruiting, publicity, law and much more. The William Woods University Master of Education in Athletics/Activities Administration is one of a handful of programs in the nation that trains you in these skills at all levels, from middle school through high school and collegiate. Coursework will prepare you to formulate effective practices for recruiting athletes, coaches, and officials; time management; maintaining amateurism; sports law; facilities management and scheduling; fiscal management, and public relations and marketing. [+]

PROGRAM ADVANTAGES At William Woods, you’ll be participating in a graduate program known for its excellence and for providing a significant number of the leaders in Missouri’s state school system. As one of these students, you will have the opportunity to learn from active practitioners in the field and make the connections you need for leadership and career growth Prepare to lead an athletics program Leading a high-profile athletics/activities program in today’s educational system is a demanding job that requires skills in facilities management, recruiting, publicity, law and much more. The William Woods University Master of Education (M.Ed.) in Athletics/Activities Administration is one of a handful of programs in the nation that trains you in these skills at all levels, from middle school through high school and collegiate. Coursework will prepare you to formulate effective practices involving program management: recruiting athletes, coaches, and officials time management maintaining amateurism sports law facilities management and scheduling fiscal management public relations and marketing of the athletics/activities program. The path to NIAAA certification The program leads to the initial certification of the National Intercollegiate Athletics Administration Association and is one of the few to be recognized by the NIAAA as meeting the educational requirements toward becoming a Registered Athletic Administrator (RAA) or a Certified Athletic Administrator (CAA). It does not meet Missouri requirements for building-level administrative certification. At William Woods, you’ll be participating in a master's program known for its excellence and for providing a significant number of the leaders in Missouri’s state school... [-]

Master of Education in Sport Management

Millersville University
Online & Campus Combined September 2017 USA Millersville Philadelphia

The Millersville University M.Ed. in sport management is designed for students who wish to work in the exciting, global, and big business of sport management. The M.Ed. in sport management at Millersville prepares you for leadership in this dynamic profession. You earn [+]

Master of Education in Sport Management

Available either on-campus or as a mixed-format program, the Millersville University M.Ed. in sport management is designed for students who wish to work in the exciting, global, and big business of sport management. The M.Ed. in sport management at Millersville prepares you for leadership in this dynamic profession. You earn credentials to help realize your career goals. You learn from faculty dedicated to teaching excellence. You network with leaders in sport. And you will join fellow alumni working in professional, collegiate, scholastic, and recreational sport and fitness.

 

Helping you achieve your goals is what Millersville's graduate programs are all about. The M.Ed. in sport management is comprehensive and convenient, consisting of 12 courses/36 credits with a choice of two concentrations: athletic management and athletic coaching. An undergraduate degree in sport management is NOT required.... [-]


Master of Education (M.Ed.) in Physical Education

Alabama State University
Campus Full time September 2017 USA Montgomery

The mission of the Department of Health, Physical Education and Recreation (HPER) at Alabama State University (ASU) reflects the ASU and College of Education (COE) missions. The disciplines of HPER are based on humanitarian and democratic ideals of self-determination, respect for human diversity, educational justice, and the right of individuals to make informed choices. [+]

Welcome to the Department of Health, Physical Education and Recreation (HPER). The HPER Department at Alabama State University (ASU) is a part of the College of Education (COE). The Department offers undergraduate and graduate degrees in Physical Education (P-12) and Health Education (6-12) with graduates receiving teacher certification from the State of Alabama, or an undergraduate non-teaching degree in Recreation with a concentration in Recreational Therapy. The Department also offers Alternative “A” degrees in Physical Education and Health Education, as well as a minor in Health Education. All teacher preparation programs in the College of Education are NCATE accredited, which ensures that the Department is committed to excellence, thereby providing a variety of courses that acknowledge the diverse interests of HPER majors, as well as the general student body. HPER academic programs are built on content, practical experiences, collaborative research, community partnerships, scholarly achievement, and service learning that prepare students to meet professional and personal goals. Departmental Mission and Goals The mission of the Department of Health, Physical Education and Recreation (HPER) at Alabama State University (ASU) reflects the ASU and College of Education (COE) missions. The disciplines of HPER are based on humanitarian and democratic ideals of self-determination, respect for human diversity, educational justice, and the right of individuals to make informed choices. HPER’s disciplines are grounded in recognized bodies of knowledge; that incorporate content knowledge, skills, dispositions, and performance standards from the fields of the biological and physical sciences, the clinical sciences, the social sciences, and education. The... [-]

Global Sports Law Companion Degree

Instituto Superior de Derecho y Economía (ISDE) Madrid
Campus Full time 16 - 18  September 2017 Spain Madrid Barcelona Spain Online USA New York United Kingdom Cambridge Switzerland Lausanne + 8 more

This companion program is the only offering in the market created with an external industry perspective. As the program was developed, leading sports industry professionals and law firms were consulted in order to ascertain the skills and knowledge that students would need in order to best position themselves for employment upon graduation. Qualified students will earn two professional degrees – Columbia’s market-leading Master of Science (MSc) in Sports Management and ISDE’s innovative Master in Global Sports Law – over the course of 12 months of intensive classroom study in New York City, and another four to six months of hands-on internship experience with a leading sports organization in the United States, Europe or elsewhere. (Longer internships may, in some cases, be possible with the agreement of the student and host organization.) [+]

Top Master Programs in Sport in North America 2017. ISDE and Columbia University are proud to announce the launch of a new companion degree program for internationally-oriented sports industry professionals. This companion program is the only offering in the market created with an external industry perspective. As the program was developed, leading sports industry professionals and law firms were consulted in order to ascertain the skills and knowledge that students would need in order to best position themselves for employment upon graduation. Qualified students will earn two professional degrees – Columbia’s market-leading Master of Science (MSc) in Sports Management and ISDE’s innovative Master in Global Sports Law – over the course of 12 months of intensive classroom study in New York City, and another four to six months of hands-on internship experience with a leading sports organization in the United States, Europe or elsewhere. (Longer internships may, in some cases, be possible with the agreement of the student and host organization.) Courses provide foundational instruction on the sports industry combined with specific training in sports (accounting, finance, marketing, personnel management, and analytics) and law (intellectual property law and alternative dispute resolution). Columbia/ISDE Companion Degree students enjoy the same academic and administrative benefits as all other full-time Columbia students. At the same time, they also benefit from the special academic content and proven placement services offered by ISDE. The program’s prestigious faculty represent many of the world’s top sporting organizations, including: National Collegiate Athletic Association National Football League National Basketball Association... [-]

Master of Arts: Sports Communication and Media Promotions

Sacred Heart University
Online & Campus Combined Full time Part time 1 - 2  September 2017 USA Fairfield + 1 more

With academic/professional tracks in Sports Broadcasting and Athletic Communications and Promotions, the Master of Arts in Sports Communication and Media is specifically designed from a humanities tradition to showcase multimedia production and capitalize on Sacred Heart University’s ideal geographic location in the heart of the US sports media industry. [+]

The Master of Arts in Sports Communication and Media (SCM) program prepares students for the myriad responsibilities of the sports media profession in the 21st century. SCM students learn the advanced professional skills necessary to communicate effectively across a variety of sports media platforms. SCM offers two different track options in sports broadcasting (SB) and athletic communications and promotion (ACP). Each track will teach you how to plan, create and distribute multimedia productions for publication and broadcast. Graduate students in the SCM program will acquire the knowledge and technical skills to pursue careers in the digital world of athletic communications and sports broadcasting, while developing a theoretical, aesthetic and historical understanding of the professional communication fields. No previous sports communication experience is required to complete the SCM program, and we encourage all motivated learners from any undergraduate major or career to apply. STUDENTS IN THE SCM PROGRAM WILL: Acquire the social, artistic and technical skills necessary to create professional multimedia communication projects and presentations. Develop the knowledge and techniques required for success in the sports media job market today, including effective communication, proficiency with industry standard digital technologies, teamwork and problem solving skills. Work with sports media professionals both on and off campus through in-class work, internships and practicum experiences. Understand the relationship of media to democracy and society, and the responsibilities of being a professional communicator. PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS: Ideal Location: Located squarely in the geographic center of the sports media industry, Sacred Heart University’s campus is less than a... [-]

Master (MSc) Sports Management

School Of Professional Studies - Columbia University
Campus Full time Part time 3 - 8  September 2017 USA New York + 1 more

Ranked #3 globally by SportBusiness International’s Masters Ranking 2015, Columbia University’s master’s degree program in Sports Management trains professionals in all sectors of the sports industry by teaching specific management skills with a global, analytics, and digital focus. [+]

Top Master Programs in Sport in North America 2017. Become a leader in the data-driven sports world of the 21st century. Ranked #3 globally by SportBusiness International’s Masters Ranking 2015, Columbia University’s master’s degree program in Sports Management trains professionals in all sectors of the sports industry by teaching specific management skills with a global, analytics, and digital focus. Available part-time and full-time, the program accommodates: young professionals who aspire to have a career in sports. current sports professionals who want to enhance their current skill set and pursue advancement opportunities. career-changing professionals who want to transition to a sports career. Program Benefits Acquire leading-edge know-how through our unique curriculum in digital sports media, sports analytics, and global sports management. Develop critical thinking and problem-solving skills through an in-depth understanding of marketing, finance, intercollegiate athletics, facility and event management, sports law and ethics, global sports, analytics, and digital media in sports. Collaborate with a diverse student body, representing 15 countries, selected to broaden your perspectives on issues, practices, and cultures in the global world of sports. Learn from successful industry practitioners in the areas of digital media, analytics, global sports, PR, finance, facilities and events, and intercollegiate athletics. Expand your network through industry events, panels, and speakers, drawing on the abundant resources of New York City, the sports capital of the world. Evolve as a professional through our proprietary development and coaching process, which cultivates your leadership skills, along with presentation and writing skills. Leverage and apply your skills and... [-]

Bond University: Master of Sport Management

International Studies Abroad
Campus Full time September 2017 USA Helena Spain Sevilla Australia Queensland Andalusia Western Australia Wollongong Townsville Sydney United Kingdom London Edinburgh Reading Newcastle upon Tyne + 14 more

The Master of Sports Management explores the professional challenges and opportunities for managers in the complex international sporting industry. The program will give you access to leading experts in sport, law, business and public relations who possess a wealth of industry experience, including working with elite athletes and consulting to national sporting organisations. [+]

The Master of Sports Management explores the professional challenges and opportunities for managers in the complex international sporting industry. Exploring sports management from a grassroots level through to elite professional sport organisations and events, this program is designed to enhance the career opportunities of established professionals, as well as assist individuals aspiring to forge a career in this unique sector. Based on the latest research and in consultation with industry, you will focus on managing high performance sport, business strategies, strategic sport marketing, human resource management, finance, risk management, law and organizational leadership. The program will give you access to leading experts in sport, law, business and public relations who possess a wealth of industry experience, including working with elite athletes and consulting to national sporting organisations. [-]