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Master of Business Administration – Sports and Recreation Management Specialization

If you want to lead in business, it pays to earn your MBA. If you want to lead in the sports business, you’ll need an MBA with a difference. Salem International University offers an MBA with a specialization in Sports and Recreation Management designed to help people like you develop in-depth knowledge about the unique needs of the sports and recreation business.

Offered at our home campus in West Virginia or through online study, this accelerated MBA program has been developed to produce graduates who are prepared to lead in the sports industry.

Topics of Study – MBA in Sports and Recreation Management

In the MBA in Sports and Recreation Management, students progress through seven core courses and five concentration courses, earning a total of 36 credits. In the core curriculum, students learn practical management skills and technical knowledge.

  • Accounting for Managers
  • Applied Business Statistics
  • Business Communications
  • Enterprise Strategic Planning and Change Management
  • Managerial Economics
  • Financial Management
  • Marketing Management

The sports and recreation management courses teach specialized knowledge about the challenges specific to sports facilities, sports teams, sports governing bodies, and more:

  • Economics of Sports and Recreation
  • Sports and Recreation Finance
  • Business Law and Governing Agencies in Sports and Recreation
  • Sports and Recreation Planning, Promotion, and Evaluation
  • Organizational Behavior, Leadership and Ethics

The goal of the program is to produce decision-makers and leaders with an international outlook who can initiate and navigate change within sports and recreation businesses.

Online or On-Campus: Your Choice

Salem International University offers this degree program both online and on-campus in West Virginia. Both programs are designed to support the needs of full-time workers, and both programs cover the same practical, professional MBA curriculum.

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Get in to the game with your MBA. Talk to an admissions advisor for more information about our Sports and Recreation Management MBA today.

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