Online Masters in Sport Management Overview Do you want to land your dream job in today’s multi-billion-dollar sports industry? Drexel University’s revamped, online Master of Science in Sport Management program is just what you need to open those doors.Whether on the court, or in the offices behind the scenes, the industry is changing. From the infusion of big data, to the rise of the super stadium, to the high-powered negotiations for star athletes, and major changes in sport media, there are more and more opportunities for innovative business professionals. Drexel’s online Sport Management program provides the expert knowledge you’ll need to master the business side of the game and help you develop skills and connections to enter this transformative industry. By seamlessly integrating the sports applications of law, economics and finance, marketing, media, and promotions with a top-notch business curriculum, this program offers a practical foundation for careers in professional or college sports, or with sports marketing firms, sports agencies, and other sports organizations. MS in Sport Management Program AdvantagesUpon graduation, you will be prepared to pursue a variety of positions within sports organizations in finance, analytics, marketing, media, management, operations, events, sales and sponsorships, and more.Integrates courses from Drexel’s business school to provide the more business-oriented plan of study the industry demandsProvides the opportunity to study with expert faculty who know the sports industry first-hand and can help connect you with professionals working in the fieldOffers unique exposure to franchises in all four major league sports teams as well as other local and international sport organizationsOur online format enables you to learn on your own schedule from anywhere – which means you won’t need to call a timeout from your career, family, or life to be successfulOnline Open HouseJoin us on Tuesday, February 6th from 12 Noon - 1 p.m. EST to learn more about the program and have your questions answered by a Drexel representative. Register Today!State restrictions may apply to some programs. Learn more. Curriculum This program is organized into four 10-week quarters per year (as opposed to the traditional two semester system) which means you can take more courses in a shorter time period. One semester credit is equivalent to 1.5 quarter credits.You may transfer up to 15 quarter credits from an accredited institution. Business Core* BUSN 501Measuring and Maximizing Financial Performance3.0MGMT 601Managing the Total Enterprise3.0or ORGB 625 Leadership and Professional DevelopmentSTAT 601Business Statistics3.0Sport Business Core SMT 601Sports Industry Management3.0SMT 602Sport Law 3.0SMT 603Sports Marketing 3.0or MKTG 601 Marketing Strategy & PlanningSMT 604Sport Media & Technology3.0or SMT 608 Sport Media & Public RelationsSMT 605Sports Economics3.0SMT 606Social Issues in Sport3.0SMT 621Leadership in Sport Management3.0or ORGB 640 Negotiations for LeadersExperiential Component3.0Choose one of the following: SMT 630Sports Industry Practicum SMT 699Project/Research Thesis INTB 790Seminar in International Business SMT I699Independent Study in SMT Sport Business Electives or Graduate Minor**12.0SMT 609Sports Ticket Sales & Strategies SMT 610Seminar on Sports Research SMT 611Corporate Sponsorship Sales & Strategies in Sport SMT 612Development & Fundraising Strategies in Sport SMT 618NCAA Compliance SMT 622Labor Relations & Collective Bargaining in Sport SMT 623Sports Facility Management SMT 625Sports Promotion and Sales SMT 627Sports Tournaments & Events SMT 633Sport Tourism Strategies SMT 635Sport Facilities & Event Management SMT 640Consumer Behavior in Sport SMT 645Gridiron Glory SMT 648Gender Equity in High School & College Sports SMT 650Sports Contracts SMT 655March Madness: The Economics, History, & Social Impact of the NCAA Basketball Tournaments SMT T580Special topics in SMT SMT T680Special topics in SMT SMT T780Special topics in SMT Total Credits45.0*2.0 credit course substitutions require advisor approval**Additional electives outside the department may be approved by your advisorView Course Descriptions Admissions Criteria A bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institutionUndergraduate GPA of at least 3.0 preferredTwo years of prior work experience is recommendedRequired DocumentsWith multiple ways to submit documents, Drexel makes it easy to complete your application. Learn more by visiting our Completing Your Application Guide.A completed applicationOfficial transcripts from all universities or colleges and other post-secondary educational institutions (including trade schools) attendedTwo letters of recommendation - One academic and one professional preferredA 1,000 word personal essay including: Information regarding your background and experience in the sports industryA summary of your professional career interests and goalsA discussion of your personal strengthsResumeAdditional requirements for International StudentsOptional DocumentsTo make your application more competitive, you may elect to submit graduate level placement exam scores, like GRE or GMAT. If scores are submitted they will be considered as part of your application package. Tuition The tuition rate for the academic year 2017-2018 is $921 per credit. (A 25% discount off Drexel's regular tuition rate of $1228 per credit) This program is eligible for Financial Aid.Special tuition rates available for Drexel University Alumni, Military members, and members of our Partner Organizations.These rates apply only to new online students and students being readmitted.All students must contact applyDUonline@drexel.edu within the first two weeks of the term to request tuition savings for which they qualify.Special rates cannot be combined. If you qualify for more than one special rate, you'll be given the one with the largest savings.When receiving special tuition plans with Drexel University Online, you may not combine them with other tuition benefits that may be available from Drexel University. Academic Calendar 2017-2018 Academic Year Term Classes Begin Classes End Exams Begin Exams End Fall 2017 September 25, 2017 December 9, 2017 December 11, 2017 December 16, 2017 Winter 2018 January 8, 2018 March 17, 2018 March 19, 2018 March 24, 2018 Spring 2018 April 2, 2018 June 9, 2018 June 11, 2018 June 15, 2018 Summer 2018 June 25, 2018 September 1, 2018 September 4, 2018 September 8, 2018 Apply today for the MS in Sport Management Apply now to begin your application for obtaining a Drexel degree online! or Previously enrolled at Drexel? Learn more about readmission. Any problems? Find help or contact us.