Developed by established faculty with global experience in athletics, the online Master of Science in Sport Management degree program invites students to benefit from Adelphi University’s accessible industry connections, strong alumni network and national reputation for excellence.
Our program empowers students to pursue their unique passions in sport management. With two optional specialization to choose from, you can develop skills for managing impactful advertising and public relations campaigns that get fans excited about your organization or your team with a specialization in sport marketing or hone in on what it means to manage and supervise intercollegiate and interscholastic athletics with a specialization in collegiate athletic administration.
Adelphi’s top-ranked MS in Sport Management is offered online and on campus, and its flexible curriculum allows you to pursue a specialization or choose a general track. This program is designed to provide students with hands-on learning experiences, ensuring they can apply what they learn directly to their current and future athletic roles. Develop leadership skills and learn to conduct the marketing and administrative tasks of sport organizations and business operations.
The MS in Sport Management program will help prepare you to excel in the industry, no matter where you are in the world. Our convenient online format allows working professionals to try their hand at designing facilities, planning for international tournaments and exploring sponsorship and promotional guidelines.
Our diverse faculty have professional experience in scouting, coaching, facility design, application development, sport marketing and more. Paired with our alumni who hold positions in nearly every professional organization in the tri-state area, we are ready to set our students up for long-term success.
Our sport management students graduate ready to fulfill roles such as:
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The online MS in Sport Management program is geared to individuals with busy professional and personal lives who want to expand their knowledge, hone their skills, and begin, advance or change careers in the field. Our students have varying educational and professional backgrounds. They include but are not limited to:
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Students in the online MS in Sport Management program may complete a general track or choose from two specializations. Each specialization area consists of five classes (15 credit hours) that delve into new and creative aspects in Sport Marketing and Athletic Administration.
Gain a well-rounded background in vital skills for leadership in sport organizations. In the general track you can:
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Develop the skills to promote brands in today’s complex, fast-paced marketing landscape.The sport marketing specialization explores:
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Athletic administrators and directors supervise every aspect of a university or college program, including coaches, operations, staff and budget. In the collegiate athletic administration specialization, students prepare for these responsibilities by learning to:
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As an MS in Sport Management student, you’ll have the option to earn up to six credits toward your degree by completing an internship at a sport organization. These exciting internships give you the opportunity to apply what you’ve learned in your classes to help solve real-world business problems, develop hands-on skills and discover what it’s like to work behind the scenes for a professional franchise, collegiate athletic program or nonprofit.
A dedicated advisor will help you find the right fit by taking advantage of Adelphi’s relationships with sport organizations throughout the New York tri-state area and across the nation. You’ll expand your own professional network as you make connections that can shape the next stage of your career.
Adelphi’s College of Education and Health Sciences is committed to excellence in education and providing opportunities for professional growth by creating authentic academic and field experiences, cultivating respect for the diverse population we serve, embracing ethical practices, and preparing our students to become reflective change agents through research, collaboration and leadership.
Our educational philosophy stresses the value of learning through meaningful activity and reflection within a community of scholars and educators. We recognize learning as a socio-cultural dynamic and as such, our classes are framed within the cultural, historical, and material contexts of the diverse populations we serve. Our philosophy leads to collaborative communities that honor the voices of all and hold the greatest promise for individual as well as collective efficacy.
As lifelong learners themselves, our faculty and administration value creative expression and artistic exploration for personal and professional growth and are committed to recognizing and attending to our students needs through the development of leadership, technological and communication skills.