Sports Administration, M.Sc. | Georgia State University | Atlanta, United States
12 months
30216 USD/year
30216 USD/year
9552 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Sports Administration MSc degree program from Georgia State University prepares students with professional skills and knowledge to thrive in careers in the $300 billion sports business industry. 


Graduates who successfully complete this program work in a variety of sport industry segments, including professional sport, collegiate sport, event management, public relations, marketing agencies, non-profits, as well as international sport organizations.

In 2019, the Sports Administration MSc program at Georgia State University was ranked as the #13 graduate program in the world and #11 in North America by SportBusiness International. 


The following are a few examples of where our students have been hired:

  • Professional Teams: Atlanta Braves, Dream, Falcons, Hawks
  • Campus Recreation: USF, LSU, Notre Dame
  • Athletic Departments: Alabama, Clemson, Georgia Tech, Penn State
  • Conferences: SEC, Big East
  • Agencies: IMG College, Collegiate Consulting, LEJ Sports Group
  • Events: Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl, Super Bowl Host Committees
  • Sport Media: Bleacher Report, 92.9 The Game, Turner Sports
  • Facilities: Georgia World Congress Center, Madison Square Garden

Programme Structure

Courses include: 
  • Sport Organizational Behavior 
  • Sport Management and Leadership 
  • Cultural Aspects of Sport 
  • Sport Marketing 
  • Sport Law 
  • Methods of Research in Education 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


36 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Online Application
  • Application Fee of $50
  • Goals Statement (upload with the application) – must indicate specific area of interest
  • Resume (upload with the application)
  • Three Letters of Recommendation (identify your recommenders on the application) – one letter should be from a former professor or instructor who can evaluate your academic promise
  • Official Transcript(s): undergraduate degree with minimum 2.75 GPA required for admission consideration
  • GRE scores

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    30216 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15108 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    30216 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15108 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • In-State

    9552 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4776 USD per semester during 12 months.

Living costs for Atlanta

1213 - 2208 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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