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International Sport Management, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
, NY,
This program is designed for students interested in working in international sport, either outside of the United States or with international sport organizations within in the United States, and who are interested in taking classes on campus in a traditional classroom setting.

About

You're already excited about everything to do with sports. Now you're ready to step up your game on a global scale — so it just makes sense to pursue an M.S. in International Sport Management at SUNY Cortland. In this 30-credit-hour program, you will balance theory and practice as you gain a solid understanding of the international sport management environment. You will complete 12-24 class credit hours on the SUNY Cortland campus and have opportunities to fulfill the remaining class credit hours in an international study abroad location such as Germany or Australia. Additionally, you will have the opportunity to pursue international internship opportunities.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • International Sport History and Governance 
  • International Sport Enterprise
  • International Sport Marketing 
  • International Business and Finance of Sport

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    79

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 2.8

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2.8 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • Graduate Application
  • Official transcripts from all institutions of higher learning attended
  • Either the Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) or Graduate Record Exam (GRE) scores to be sent to SUNY Cortland by Educational Testing Service (ETS).
  • A 250-500 word letter of intent explaining what your professional goals are and how our graduate program will assist you in achieving them
  • A minimum of two letters of recommendation
  • A resume
  • $65 application fee
  • A bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited college or university.
  • Documentation of English proficiency 
  • International Student Financial Statement 
  • A photocopy of the biographical page from the applicant's current passport
  • SUNY Cortland I-20 Request Form

Tuition Fee

  • International

    22650 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 22650 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    11090 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11090 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

Living costs for Cortland

  • 874 - 1910 USD/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

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