MBA in Sports Management


Program Description

The TU MBA In Sports Management: Your "Front Row Ticket" To Real-World Success

The Tiffin University Master of Business Administration (MBA) concentration in Sports Management assists students in enhancing your managerial skills through the delivery of techniques and best practices that integrate academic theory with contemporary business applications in the sports industry. This is where the classroom meets the real world of sports!

The preparation for managerial opportunities in professional, intercollegiate, and recreational sports recognizes the need for developing practitioners who understand the dynamic nature of the business and apply responsive and prudent skills in decision-making and operations. To put it simply, we provide you with a relevant academic background that will translate to the real world.

This program places a premium on enhancing applied critical thinking skills and ethical decision-making practices in a chosen sports industry segment. The primary goal of the concentration is to assist you in reaching your personal, educational and professional objectives in a sport-specific environment.

The Mentorship Program

One of the great advantages of the MBA in sports management is that you will be required to participate in a supervised mentorship program with an individual who has appropriate experience and is able to demonstrate a record of outstanding contribution to the profession. We make it easy for you and can accommodate flexible scheduling for mentorships in any semester ~ spring, summer, or fall!

Your TU MBA Can Lead You To Real-World Success: Careers!

PU notables include the NFL Vice President of Player Development, a majority team owner of a minor league franchise, an NFL scout, a former Assistant GM, a two-time NFL Super Bowl wide receiver, and a PGA tournament director. In 2009-2010, students interned with the Cleveland Indians, Women’s Sports Foundation, Salem Red Sox, LRMR (LeBron James) Marketing Company, the Greater Cleveland Sports Commission, and the Tampa Bay Sports Commission. Several courses in The BBA and MBA are taught by a certified NBA sports agent, President of the National Olympians Association in Sierra Leone [Africa], and the former Director of Media Relations for the Boston Celtics and Marketing Coordinator for the Atlanta Braves.

You can look forward to the beginning or continue a successful career with a wide variety of sports organizations. Consider the connections Tiffin University has developed in the sports industry – consider this partial listing of locations where TU alumni and students work, have worked, or interned:

• LRMR (LeBron James) Marketing Co.
• Northern Texas PGA
• I.M.G. USA
• N.F.L. Headquarters
• Cincinnati Reds
• Cleveland Browns
• Cleveland Indians
• Columbus Crew
• Pittsburgh Steelers
• Tennessee Titans
• Buffalo Bills
• Milwaukee Brewers
• Salem Red Sox
• Indianapolis Pacers & Fever
• Indianapolis Colts
• St. Louis Cardinals
• Atlanta Braves
• Bradenton Juice
• Mahoning Valley Scrappers
• Baton Rouge River Bats
• Alexandria Aces
• Lincoln Salt Dogs
• Toledo Mud Hens
• Akron Aeros
• Lake County Captains
• Florence Freedom
• Rockford Thunder
• Philadelphia Force
• Greater Cleveland Sports Commission
• Tampa Bay Sports Commission
• Detroit Metro Sports Commission
• Women’s Sports Foundation
• Mid American Conference
• NCAA Final Four
• Black & Decker Sports Marketing for NASCAR
• ESPN Detroit Radio
• Penn State University Athletics
• Wake Forest University Athletics
• Youngstown State University Athletics
• University of Utah
• Bowling Green State University Athletics
• Virginia Tech Recreation
• Marshall University Athletics
• The Ohio State University
• Liberty Bowl
• Gold’s Gym
• Accelerate Ohio
• Hilton Head Plantation
• Wild Wing Plantation
• Port Huron Border Cats
• Miami Valley Silverbacks
• Marion Mahem
• Gualt Recreation Center
• Starfinder Soccer Foundation
• Suburban Hockey Center
• Footlocker
• Team Sports of Ohio
• Toledo Cannon Football
• Inverness Hills Golf Course
• Kiawah Island Golf Resort
• Fremont Golf & Country Club
• Mohawk Golf & Country Club
• Lenawee Golf & Country Club
• Hilliard Recreation Center
• Pacesetters Soccer
• Cleveland Grand Prix Racing
• Eagle Mountain Golf Resort
• Northwest Ohio Gymnastics
• Fremont Memorial Hospital Wellness Center

Last updated Mar 2018

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