Online Master in Sports Management

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DURATION

9 months

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LANGUAGES

English

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LOCATION

Online

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ANNUAL INTAKES

OCT | JAN | APR

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FORMAT

Flexible 24/7 Studies

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TUITION FEE

€9,900

Do you have a passion for sports and business? Earn your Online Master in Sports Management degree with GBSB Global Business School. Sports business management professionals handle the behind the scenes activities, such as finance, marketing, leadership, facility operations, and event organization. The focus of our Online Master in Sports Management program is to prepare and enable students to apply critical thinking and techniques to solve real problems related to the field of sports administration.

RANKINGS, ACCREDITATIONS AND PARTNERSHIPS

Master in Sports Management Online acbsp accredited

Candidate for Accreditation with the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP)

Master in Sports Management Online accredited by Microsoft

The only higher education institution in Spain accredited by Microsoft as a leader in digital education

Online Master in Sports Management Awarded as a Five Stars Business School by QS Ranking System

Awarded as a Five Stars Business School for Teaching Quality by QS Ranking System

Online Master in Sports Partner of United States Sports Academy

Partner of United States Sports Academy in delivering the MSc in Sports Management program

PROGRAM STRUCTURE

GBSB Global’s Online Master in Sports Management is structured towards teaching students how to identify, monitor, manage, and influence the business dynamics and functions that normally drive sports organizations. Sports management graduates can anticipate working as team managers, athletic directors, sports agents and recruiters, marketing and PR professionals, and more.

BECOME A LEADER AND ENHANCE YOUR SOFT SKILLS

  • Leadership and Managing Multicultural Teams
  • Ethics and Responsibility
  • Cross-Cultural Negations and Communication

LEARN THE FUNCTIONAL AREAS OF BUSINESS

  • Marketing Management
  • Research Methods in International Business
  • Managerial Accounting

PLAY IT RIGHT ON THE GLOBAL ARENA

  • The Government and Legal Environment of Business
  • Global Strategy and Management
  • Global Project Management

ALL YOU NEED TO GET SPORTS FANS

  • Social Media Management
  • Creativity and Psychology of New Product Development
  • Consumer Behavior

CORE COURSES IN SPORTS MANAGEMENT

Sports Administration

  • Foundations of Sport Management
  • Ethical Principles in Sport Management
  • Leadership Principles in Sport Management

Sports Marketing

  • Sports Promotions
  • Sport Sponsorship
  • Sport Media

Sports Business and Strategic Management

  • Strategic and Operational Planning
  • Human Resource Management
  • Performance Management

International Sports Management

  • Governance in International Sport
  • Business Strategies in International Sport
  • Sport Economics

SPORTS EVENT MANAGEMENT

CAPSTONE MASTER PROJECT:

A practical group project in which the students perform an original research on a specific topic of interest in the area of marketing management.

TEACHING METHODOLOGY

Online Master in Sports Management at a Microsoft Showcase School

Study at a business institution recognized as a Microsoft Showcase School

Master in Sports Management Online Office 365

Capitalize on the use of all the capabilities of the Microsoft Office 365 for Education Suite

Online Master in Sports Management available 24 hours and 7 days a week

Choose your preferred study time as classes are prerecorded and available 24/7

Online Master in Sports Management Chat with professors and classmates

Chat with professors and classmates, utilize online tools for groupwork, exams and assignments

DIGITAL EDUCATION

Digital education allows students to engage in learning with freedom and mobility and is becoming a driving force in business instruction today. The ability to combine your studies with your entrepreneurial pursuits, profession or travel, distance learning offers students the flexibility to do it all. Earn the same degree online that you would on-campus.

As a Microsoft Showcase School, GBSB Global employs Microsoft Office 365 for Education which supports remote collaboration and teamwork.
Access GBSB Global’s online platform 24/7. Our courses are led by a highly experienced faculty with multinational backgrounds.

INDUSTRIAL EXPERTISE

GBSB Global’s idyllic situation in Spain offers Online Master in Sports Management students and graduates the opportunity to participate with local, regional and national sports organizations. With top football clubs like Real Madrid and FC Barcelona, students can get their foot in the door with major sports management firms and can engage in any number of positions from marketing to PR and communications. Students will benefit from a faculty of professors that have had careers with these big names in sports and can offer practical insight that students can profit from.

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SUCCESS STORY

I have always had a passion for football and the organization of tournaments. During my masters at GBSB Global, they helped me to pass my interviews with the FIFA organization.

I have always been a fan of FC Barcelona and visited Camp Nou as a child. I was also a professional football player when I was young, and it stayed with me. During my time at GBSB Global, I participated on the school’s team and earned top awards.
After participating at the FIFA World Cup in Russia working in venue management, I have big ambitions to continue to work in sports marketing.

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

Can’t settle on one career? You don’t have to right away. Explore the opportunities in sports management and make the decision after you have had an opportunity to work in the field, interning with a reputable organization in Spain. From becoming the head of business development to acting as a sports agent, the list of professions is numerable. Here are a few examples:

Career Opportunities of Master in Sports Management at GBSB Global

EVENT ORGANIZER / EVENT MANAGER

This is an individual who is tasked with the huge responsibility of planning every detail that is needed for the preparation of a sporting team and sports facilities for a particular game/sports day. From arranging the ticketing venue and budgets to marketing and set up, this professional has multiple balls to juggle.

SPORTS AGENT

Professionals that act as business managers for individual athletes and represent them in contract negotiations and managing their finances. As a sports agent, you’ll conduct contract negotiations, public relations matters, and budgets. You will also secure additional revenue sources for the athlete, such as endorsements with brands.

SPORTS GOODS MANAGER

These managers are responsible for maintaining, ordering, and inventorying athletic gear and apparel. They deal with everything from fitting football shoulder pads and helmets to sharpening figure skates to getting the team’s laundry done.

BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT MANAGER

The Business Development Manager plans and implements sales and customer retention and works industriously to meet defined business development goals.

SPORTS CLUB DIRECTOR / OWNER

A director of football is an executive employed by a football club or other organization to oversee medium and long-term strategy for the institution. They collaborate with the owners and the manager to identify a club philosophy and ensure it is realized.

ADMISSION AND FEES

To be qualified for admission to Online Master in Sports Management, you must:
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Have earned a Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) or higher;
be in the process of finalizing your Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent),
or demonstrate a high level of relevant professional experience

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Have a high level of English language

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Complete all required forms for admission and submit all required documents

Registration Fee (Paid Annually for Every Academic Year of the Program)

200 EUR

Administrative Fee (Paid Annually for Every Academic Year of the Program)

950 EUR

Tuition Fee for One Academic Year (60 ECTS Credits)

9,900 EUR

Tuition Fee per Quarter (20 ECTS credits)

3,300 EUR

Tuition Fee per Academic Credit (1 ECTS credit)

165 EUR

(Visiting students)

Payment Conditions:

Minimum Advanced Tuition Payment (EU Students)

3,300 EUR

Due at the time of program acceptance

Minimum Advanced Tuition Payment (Non-EU Students)

4,950 EUR

Due at the time of program acceptance and a requirement to send visa documents

The remaining Tuition Fees are due the first Friday (Week 1) of the program

Master´s Program Duration: 3 Quarters = 1 Academic Year

A discount may be applied if the student choses to pay
the full amount at the time of program acceptance.


If payments are not paid by the deadlines, a penalty fee of 5% of the remaining tuition amount will be charged.
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Payment are accepted by bank transfer or PayPal (commission charges apply).
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Program fees do not include accommodation, flights, insurance or program materials.
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Students who wish to participate in Global Study Trips may do so by paying additional fees.

TESTIMONIALS

Chamma Abdoullah Hassambay

CHAMMA ABDOULLAH HASSAMBAY,
REUNION

Alumna 2020

"All of our professors and advisors are very nice and are always available to help students. The advisor is especially supportive, doing everything possible to help students’ progress. I am lucky to have attended this school. The only thing that I wish is to physically see GBSB School one day as an alumni. That would be truly awesome!"

Ying Li

YING LI,
CHINA

Alumna 2020

"Online study not only allows me to gain essential knowledge of the industry, but it also develops and improves my time management and comprehension skills, helping me to be efficient with self-study. The program was a great experience no matter if I want to change my career path or not."

hazem serageldin

HAZEM SERAGELDIN,
EGYPT

Student 2020

"I can now orient my career towards sports management in Europe or at home. I have balanced both my studies and training and have been successful and am looking forward to putting my time studying for my degree to good use."

Ivan Mannino

IVAN MANNINO,
ITALY

Alumnus 2019

"I chose to study online because it allows me to balance my education while continuing to pursue my work. In doing so, my training allows me to utilize what I learn in the classroom online and apply it to my work and with the stakeholders I communicate with."

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