Offered By: Colangelo College of Business

Overview

Accelerate Your Learning with the MBA in Sports Business
Take your passion for sports to the next level. The Master of Business Administration (MBA) with an Emphasis in Sports Business, offered by the Colangelo College of Business, is specifically designed for students passionate about athletics. In this sports business MBA program, strengthen your business skills to secure a career within the multibillion-dollar global sports business industry.

Course content delivers a mix of business and sports industry discussion. This MBA sports management online program delivers a rigorous business-oriented curriculum that aims to enhance your existing skills in sales and marketing, finance, revenue generation, analytics, accounting, and management.

Degree Outcomes

Study Advanced Business and Sports Business Methods
The sports marketing MBA program covers modern day issues and trends affecting the global business marketplace. Through evidence-based practices and professional learning dispositions, the program focuses intensively on your growth. As the scope of the curriculum continues to expand, the program provides an in-depth study of policies, advocacy, and ethical decision-making. Sports business MBA courses explore revenue generating, leadership, operations and analytics.

What You Will Learn

Advance Your Career with Our Sports Business Curriculum
The MBA in sports business explores a number of topics and learning objectives:

  • The rise of digital and social media and its application to the global business environment
  • Emerging trends in sports business sales, analytics, marketing and revenue generation
  • Managerial sports business concepts and procedures
  • Internal reporting, cost behavior, systems, budgeting and performance evaluation
  • Servant leadership, ethics, entrepreneurs and innovation

Career Outcomes

Explore Careers in Sports Business
The sports business industry is a multibillion-dollar marketplace that stretches across the globe. After graduating with a sports business MBA, potential career opportunities exist throughout youth, amateur, club, interscholastic, intercollegiate and professional levels of the sport. Major job category areas include sports business merchandise and retail, sports sales, marketing suppliers, media, live events, facilities, entrepreneurship and athletic administration.

Program Locations

Online
Pursue a next-generation education with an online degree from Grand Canyon University. Earn your degree with convenience and flexibility with online courses that let you study anytime, anywhere. GCU offers the most experienced leadership in delivering online degree programs. Full-time faculty members and fully trained adjunct instructors, equipped with strong academic backgrounds and practical experience in their fields, support you every step of the way. Designed with the career-oriented professional in mind, our online classes provide an intimate environment that stimulates engaging and challenging discussions. Choose from programs across our distinct colleges, in high-demand employment areas. Classes begin frequently.

Evening
Grand Canyon University’s evening programs cater to the demands of working professionals who prefer an in-person learning environment. Our night classes meet just once per week and offer the interaction and discussion of a typical college classroom. Night classes are designed for a specific number of students, providing a warm and nurturing environment that supports an engaging experience. In an evening cohort, you will progress through your degree program with the same career-minded classmates, providing an opportunity to network and forge relationships that go beyond the classroom. Classes begin frequently at various locations, including our main campus.

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Program taught in:
  • English

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