Online/Blended Degree and Certificate Programs

M.S. in Sport Management

Specialize your sport management degree and benefit from our industry connections.

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 flexible curriculum allows you to pursue a specialization or choose a general track and is designed to provide students with an experiential learning experience, ensuring you 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 M.S. 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.

The relationship between sport and society is changing faster than ever, and staying on top of that change has become even more important.
Nielson

Our sport management students graduate ready to fulfill roles such as:

  • Athlete Representation/Agent
  • Athletic Administrator
  • Coach
  • Digital Media Managers
  • Director of Community Relations
  • Director of Media Relations
  • Events/Venue Manager
  • Global Partnership Sales Associate
  • Marketing & Engagement Manager
  • Play-by-play Announcer
  • Public Relations Manager
  • Scouting Official
  • Sport Marketing Director
  • Sports Broadcaster
  • Spotter/Statistician
  • Strategic Partnerships Manager
  • Ticket Sales Manager

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Who Can Benefit

The online M.S. 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:

  • Current and former coaches and athletes
  • Marketing and communication professionals
  • Recent college graduates
  • Career changers
The global sports industry is worth $1.3 trillion.
—Plunkett Research, 2017

Program Benefits

  • Become familiar with sport marketing, public relations, mass media and technology while gaining proficiency in market analysis, budget preparation and business management.
  • Well-connected and distinguished faculty members with diverse professional backgrounds provide you with a personalized and supportive learning experience.
  • Receive expert assistance from dedicated Adelphi faculty and staff when planning for a sport management career.
  • Gain an advantage in the field by graduating from a high-ranked school with a strong alumni network and national reputation for excellence.
  • Flexible entrance requirements no matter your experience or background—no GRE required.



About the College of Education and Health Sciences

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.