We offer flexibility to fit your schedule. Our 100% online, 30-credit MS in Sports Business
program can be completed full-time in just one year or part-time in less than
Duquesne offers GMAT and GRE
waivers for qualified candidates.
Learn about sports business
from one of the nation’s top business schools! Duquesne University pioneered
the first online, graduate sports management program in the U.S. nearly 15
years ago. Today, we’re continuing this legacy with a cutting-edge MS in Sports
Business program designed to help you develop the skills and strategies needed
to launch or advance a career in the sports industry. It’s among the few online
sports business programs offered by an AACSB-accredited school of business.
Learn from leaders in the
sports industry. You will have the opportunity
to take classes from world-renowned scholars as well as executives with decades
of diverse sports industry experience. We offer a personalized learning
approach, guided by an advisory council of distinguished leaders who help to
keep our program on the cutting-edge.
Apply theory to practice. The curriculum integrates critical and contemporary
issues in the sports industry with opportunities for you to experience
real-world management challenges.
You'll get an executive perspective. Accomplished senior executives will share their
leadership experiences, challenges and best practices with you.
Our ethics-based approach to
business education provides a strong moral compass. You will develop skills to recognize and solve business
problems from an ethical perspective and lead with integrity.
Gain a network of contacts
that will set you apart. You will
join a network of more than 90,000 Duquesne alumni who are professionals in
every type of organization, around the corner and across the globe. Duquesne
alumni chapters can be found in major cities and will provide you with
competitive edge in the job market. Our graduates are prepared for
a variety of sport-related occupations in these fields:
or intercollegiate sports
- Sports retailing
- Special events management
- Community recreation
Find connections to the
industry. Our membership in TeamWork Online, the largest database of sports
management job opportunities, gives you access to job leads throughout the
MS in Sports Business - Online
Our Curriculum, Your Future
The Master of
Science in Sports Business is comprised of ten courses (30 credit hours). You
can start the MSSB in the fall or spring term. Courses are offered over three
semesters—fall, spring and summer.
· Ethics & Stakeholder Management
· Legal Environment
· Executive Environment
· Competitive Intelligence
· Leading Change
· Business Strategy
· Strategic Sports Marketing
· Sales in Sports Business
· Business of Sports Media
· Application in Sports Business