Master of Business Administration / Sport Management
Shorter University

Program Details

Shorter University offers an online MBA with a concentration in Sport Management for students interested in business in the sports area.  The curriculum includes the standard MBA courses along with sports-specific fundamentals.  Students will complete business courses in areas including management, finance, economics, accounting, human resource management, data analysis, marketing, and more.  In addition, you will take sports-related business courses in areas including marketing, finance, human resources, and more. 

Courses in the Sport Management area include:

  • Business of Sport
  • Risk Management in Sport 
  • Leadership & Administration in Sport
  • Sport Marketing 
  • Sport Operations & Event Management


  • Baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited college or university with an undergraduate GPA of at least 2.75 for the last 60 hours attempted
  • Official transcripts
  • Resume documenting at least three years of relevant full-time work experience
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Personal statement of objectives
  • Candidates with an insufficient undergraduate GPA may submit the results from the GMAT to bolster their application

School Accreditation Statement

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges