The sports industry is one of the largest in the United States, generating over $200 billion per year. In this diverse and growing field, jobs for sports managers are plentiful and extremely competitive.

Columbia University’s master’s degree program in Sports Management, available part-time and full-time, trains professionals in all sectors of the sports industry by teaching specific management skills in the areas of finance, sports personnel management, law, sports marketing, and facility or event superintendence. Based in New York City, a nexus of the sports world, students learn from an outstanding network of industry leaders.

Who Should Apply

The program is best suited for those who are currently working in the sports industry and are seeking rigorous training in business, finance, and marketing. Other strong candidates are students with undergraduate degrees in sports or recreation management who are looking to complete a graduate degree, or professionals with other advanced degrees who are seeking to expand their credentials.

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