MBA SPORT FAQs

 

 

Question: Is the program offered online?

Answer: The program is available both on campus or can be taken online.

Question: Can the program be taken part-time?

Answer: Yes, the online program is available to be taken part-time.

Question: How long does the program usually take?

Answer: The program length depends on how many courses you take each semester as well as if you have completed the four foundation courses. On average the program takes students 2 years to complete.

Question: What is the job placement after completion of the MBA Sport?

Answer: 70% of our alumni are working in full-time permanent positions in the sport or entertainment industry. We do not guarantee job placement upon completion of the program.

Question: Why is it important to choose a program that is AACSB accredited?

Answer: Only the top business schools in America have this accreditation. It signifies that a student has completed a thorough, contemporary and stringent MBA course of study. It will also prepare the student for work opportunities outside of the sport and entertainment industry. Alums of MBA Sport who have had to leave sport-industry jobs have quickly found executive positions outside of the sports industry thanks to their holding an AACSB-accredited MBA.

Question: Working while taking classes?

Answer: On-campus and online MBA Sport students are required to take advantage of sport industry related opportunities. With our on-campus classes taking place in the evening, this gives our students the chance to work full time in the sport field of their choosing. Also, our online courses are taken asynchronously, providing a flexible schedule as well. 

Question: How and when is the admissions interview conducted? 

Answer: Whether you are applying for on-campus or online, an interview is required to be admitted into our program. Depending on the applicants location, in-person or zoom are availble. 

Question: Will the MBA in Sport Management prepare me for a career in sports medicine or coaching?

Answer: The MBA Sport contains only business-oriented curriculum. Our program is NOT suited for those wishing careers in coaching, physical education, athletic training, exercise science, or sport medicine.

Question: What if a current student is relocated for job requirments/opportunities?

Answer: If a student is taking part of our on-campus program and recieves an opportunity to work out of state, it is possible for them to switch to the online version once the semester is over. This also includes online students who wish to switch to on-campus, if the situation is evaluated with enough time, it is possible to switch over for the following semester. 

 

Accreditation & Rankings

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Executive Education Professional Development Programs

No. 1 in Florida and No. 2 in the U.S.

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Best MBA in Sport Management

Top-10 in the world according to SportBusiness

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AACSB Accreditation

Proud member of AACSB, the premier accreditation agency for business schools

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Best Part-Time MBA

Ranked among the best part-time MBA programs

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Best Part-Time MBA

Ranked among the best part-time MBA programs

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Top-50 in Entrepreneurship

Third consecutive ranking from The Princeton Review

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Best International Business

No. 22 undergrad. by U.S. News & World Report

Best Online Bachelor's in Business

Best Online Bachelor's in Business

No. 44 for best online bachelor's in business

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ACTA Oases of Excellence

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