24 months
1194 USD/credit 26865 USD/year
1194 USD/credit 26865 USD/year
369 USD/credit 8302 USD/year
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The Sport Business Management program of University of Central Florida is the only sport business management program emphasizing diversity, moral, ethical, and social issues in sports, as well as focusing on sports leadership while giving the students a rigorous business education.


The DeVos Sport Business Management Program is ranked as one of the top five programs in America by the Wall Street Journal, New York Times, and ESPN the Magazine. In 2015, the Program was named the number two program in the world by SportsBusiness International. Students are required to perform 21 hours of service per semester for a Central Florida organization that works with underserved youth. Students will also spend a minimum of two weeks helping to rebuild homes in post-Katrina New Orleans. A major emphasis of the DeVos Program is to have our students leave understanding the power of sport to build communities in addition to learning strong business skills for a successful career in sports management.

Career Prospects

Students in the Sport Business Management program of University of Central Florida gain hands-on experience in the business of sports management, work in teams with fellow students on sports business projects from conception through implementation and develop a network in the sports industry.

Graduates of the program will understand the relationship between sport and social issues, the business of sport both nationally and internationally, and how the legal system impacts sports business. They will understand and embrace the strengths and complexities of a diverse workforce and the importance of multicultural marketing as an actual component of overall business strategy and will be prepared to lead organizations to be corporate good citizens in the community. Graduates will also be able to develop and implement integrated business and marketing plans, optimize the use of the technology, and design and carry out research necessary to make successful management and business decisions. 

Job opportunities for graduates in sport management include areas such as intercollegiate and professional sport, event and facilities management, corporate and international sport, and marketing. The DeVos Sport Business Management Program develops professionals who have critical sports business management knowledge and skills, a commitment to using sport to improve life in society, well-developed leadership abilities, and uncompromising ethical standards. Students in the Sport Business Management program have the opportunity to be admitted to the MBA program and receive an MBA as an additional degree.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Moral and Ethical Issues in Sport
  • Diversity and Social Issues in Sport Business Management
  • Leadership in Sport
  • Strategic Sport Marketing
  • Sport Law
  • Business of Sport Media

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


45 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GMAT admission requirements GMAT

Other requirements

General requirements

  • One official transcript (in a sealed envelope) from each college/university attended.
  • Official, competitive GMAT score taken within the last five years.
  • Three professional letters of recommendation.
  • Essay.
  • Résumé.
  • All finalists will be required to have an in-person interview; the only exception shall be for prospective international students who will be permitted to have a Skype interview.
  • TOEFL scores.
  • Applicants applying to this program who have attended a college/university outside the United States must provide a course-by-course credential evaluation with GPA calculation.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    26865 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1194 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    26865 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1194 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • In-State

    8302 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 369 USD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for Orlando

1111 - 1939 USD /month
Living costs

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


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