M.Sc. On Campus

Sport Management

George Washington University

18 months
1825 USD/credit 43800 USD/year
1825 USD/credit 43800 USD/year
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The GWSB Master of Science in Sport Management program at George Washington University prepares students for executive careers in events and facility management, sports marketing, athlete representation, sports analytics, sports media and the sporting goods industry, working with professional teams and leagues and in collegiate athletics.


Key facts

Students will learn to recognize issues facing sports industry leaders and make sound, ethical business decisions; identify revenue streams and expenses for sports organizations; understand legal terms, operational structure and contract clauses; and apply analytic and research skills to solve problems and increase performance for sports-related businesses.  

Academic Program

Students in the Master of Science in Sport Management (MSSM) program at the George Washington University School of Business are provided with the knowledge and skills they need to excel in a rapidly expanding field. The sports industry is currently estimated to be a $500 billion business and the employment demand for trained, credentialed professionals is growing.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Applied Quantitative Methods 
  • Sport Marketing 
  • SportLaw: Contracts and Negotiations 
  • Sport and Event Facility Management 
  • Sport Media and Communications 
  • Research Methods and Applications 
  • Practicum

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 18 months
  • Part-time
    • 30 months

Start dates & application deadlines


36 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Two (2) recommendations
  • Transcripts are required from all colleges and universities attended, whether or not credit was earned, the program was completed, or the credit appears as transfer credit on another transcript.  Unofficial transcripts from all colleges and universities attended should be uploaded to your online application.  Official transcripts are required only of applicants who are offered admission.
  • Statement of career objectives - In no more than 500 words, describe how the MSSM program fits into your professional life and career objectives.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    43800 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1825 USD per credit during 18 months.
  • National

    43800 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1825 USD per credit during 18 months.

Living costs for Washington, D. C.

1705 - 2975 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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