Master of Science in Sport Business
Lead strategic initiatives in the highly competitive, ever-evolving sport industry with the Master of Science in Sport Business in Temple University’s School of Sport, Tourism and Hospitality Management. This graduate degree equips students with the expertise necessary to manage the day-to-day aspects of the field and make strategic business decisions related to sport education, management, policymaking, research and supervision.
Through the dynamic curriculum, you’ll analyze the current policies, challenges and trends that impact sport and leisure services in this $1.5 trillion industry, with some courses offered through the Fox School of Business. You can tailor your graduate degree to meet your professional goals through four areas of concentration that emphasize the theoretical foundation of sport business. The program’s faculty and staff members work with students on one-on-one professional development, and you’ll have internship opportunities to gain firsthand, real-world experience.
As a Sport Business MS graduate, you can pursue mid- to high-level management positions in one of the country’s largest and most exciting industries. Prepare to oversee the business decisions that create memorable fan experiences every day, from ticket sales and sponsorships to game-day operations. You’ll also think analytically and critically about top issues facing professional sport teams, college athletics and sport business such as event and venue management, sales and promotion, and sport analytics.
As former and current high-ranking executives in sport business and/or consultants for athletes, events and sport leagues, Sport Business MS faculty bring decades of experience to the classroom. You will engage in and collaborate on key research initiatives such as studying the consumer data that helps organizations build their brand, gain sponsorships and support communities, as well as the benefits of major sporting events. Read more about research in the School of Sport, Tourism and Hospitality Management’s Sport Industry Research Center.