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Business Administration - Sport Leadership, M.B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
Online
Examine the social and business issues that are critical to sport leadership through our MBA program with a Sport Leadership concentration. You’ll be equipped with the skills and knowledge to seek leadership positions in all facets of the globally-growing sports industry, which generated over $500 billion in the United States alone in 2014.

About

The world-class MBA program is designed to accommodate the schedules of working professionals through our hybrid model, a combination of online and in-person classes.

Developed and updated in collaboration with leading companies, our professionally focused curriculum includes real-world projects and challenges so you can gain experience — what employers value the most.

The faculty experts are leaders in the industry they teach. They know what it takes to achieve success in their respective fields and share their insights with you.

You’ll receive a strong foundation in business management with an emphasis on contemporary leadership, communication strategies and global issues in sport. Connect leadership principles and knowledge of sport industry to advance organizational objectives and support strategic initiatives.

Program Delivery

Students take their MBA foundation, core and capstone courses on campus and their MBA concentration courses online only.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Sports and Entertainment Venues & Events, Development & Management
  • Contemporary Leadership Strategies in Sport
  • Effective Communication Strategies in Sport
  • Global Issues in Sport Leadership
  • Business Policy and Strategy

        Detailed Programme Facts

        • Programme intensity Full-time
          • Full-time duration 24 months
        • Credits
          36-42 alternative credits
        • Languages
          • English
        • Delivery mode
          Online

        English Language Requirements

        You only need to take one of these language tests:

        • Minimum required score:

          80

          The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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        • Minimum required score:

          550

          The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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        • Minimum required score:

          6.5

          The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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        • Minimum required score:

          53

          PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. Delivered and marked by computer, it reports on a scale between 10 and 90.

        Academic Requirements

        You need the following GPA score:

        Required score: 2.85

        Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2.85 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).

        • A completed graduate application for admission
        • Official or certified transcripts/mark sheets from all institutions attended, including bachelor’s degree and master's degree.
        • Statement of Purpose: an essay explaining your motivation, aptitude and goals related to graduate-level study
        • 2 letters of recommendation. 
        • Current résumé or CV

        Getting a Student Visa

        This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

        Tuition Fee

        • International

          4212 USD/year
          Tuition Fee
          Based on the original amount of 8424 USD for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.
        • National

          4212 USD/year
          Tuition Fee
          Based on the original amount of 8424 USD for the full programme 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.
        Per 3.0 semester credit course: $2,106

        Funding

        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.

        The Global Study Awards: get funded with up to £10,000 to study abroad

        Together with the ISIC Association and British Council IELTS, Studyportals offers you the chance to receive up to £10000 to expand your horizon and study abroad. We want to ultimately encourage you to study abroad in order to experience and explore new countries, cultures and languages.

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