Georgetown University

School of Continuing Studies

Master of Professional Studies in Sports Industry Management


640 Massachusetts Ave NW

Washington, DC 20001

United States


(202) 687-8700

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Master of Professional Studies in Sports Industry Management

Format: Online

Program Description:

Recognized as one of the top programs in the world, Georgetown University's Master of Professional Studies in Sports Industry Management is available in an online format. This program, offered through the School of Continuing Studies, provides students with the business management and leadership skills needed to launch a successful and impactful career in the sports industry.

This fully accredited, graduate program is comprised of a faculty of prominent industry practitioners who bring noteworthy expertise to each course and deliver a practical and applied learning model grounded in the principles of responsibility, ethics, and service.

As graduates of the Sports Industry Management online program, students will have a comprehensive understanding of the sports industry in areas that include applied ethics, leadership, critical and analytical thinking, sports business acumen and responsibility, communication, strategic planning, teamwork and group dynamics, global perspectives, and project management and implementation. In addition to these areas, the global approach to the program prepares students to pursue a multitude of positions within the industry across organizations that include:

?        Professional Teams and Leagues
?        Collegiate Athletics
?        Sports Marketing and Representation Agencies
?        Non-profit and Government Administrations
?        Media Entities

The online Master of Professional Studies in Sports Industry Management consists of 10 courses totaling 30 credit hours. The curriculum is designed to showcase the practical applications of each course and reflect the growing and changing dynamics within each sector of the global sports industry.

At the end of the program, students will complete a capstone project under the guidance of a sports industry professional and the program faculty. This project will help students jumpstart their sports management career after graduation. And because Georgetown allows students to earn their master's degrees online, they can prepare for a career in sports whenever and wherever it is most convenient.


All programs offered by Georgetown are accredited through the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools.

International Student Requirements:

International candidates who hold the equivalent of a U.S. bachelor's degree are welcome to apply. An official course-by-course evaluation from World Education Services or Educational Credential Evaluators will be required to confirm the equivalency of education completed outside of the United States. International applicants for whom English is not their native language must submit TOEFL or IELTS scores. Complete admissions requirements are available on our website.

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: No

International Financial Aid: No

# of Credits Required: 30

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Loans Offered: Financial assistance is available to those who qualify. Applicants may apply for loans by completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). FAFSA Code: 001445

Locale: Large City

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