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Online M.S. in Sport Management
  • Credits: 36
  • Months to completion: 12-18
  • Enrollment starts:2

Online M.S. in Sport Management

Be a professional, not just a student, with Fisher's fully online master's program in sport management.

The flexible design of Fisher's online sport management graduate program means you can complete your degree at your own speed. A rigorous curriculum based on real-world expectations and experience allows you to connect theory to practice as you apply academic learning to sport settings.

Program Overview

Being a successful professional in the sport industry requires agility and a well-rounded knowledge of the diverse professional avenues within the sector. Fisher's online sport management program gives you the professional expertise required to stand out and excel.

Courses in the program explore a range of topics within the industry, including:

  • Navigating changing consumer demands
  • Understanding how new technological developments influence business decisions
  • Impacts of evolving communication channels on organizational messaging

Electives allow you to tailor your degree program to meet your areas of interest and can include administration, economics, data analytics, communications, and more. A capstone course, featuring a required field experience, provides you with valuable industry experience at a local, regional, or national sport business, or enterprise.


Professional Development and Support

In addition to your instructors, mentors, and peers, you have a dedicated program director who provides one-on-one professional development and support throughout your time in the program and after graduation. Our focus is on helping you as an individual chart your course in the sport industry while ensuring you leave with the necessary skills and perspective to excel in the roles on that professional path.

Faculty and course instructors come from a variety of backgrounds ranging from traditional academics to veteran experts within professional, college, and community sport.

Life After Fisher

With a graduate degree in sport management, you are prepared for meaningful employment in any number of careers in the sport industry, including:

  • Marketing
  • Event management
  • Sales
  • Facilities management
  • Data analysis
  • Human resources

Our graduate program trains and educates the next generation of sport managers to meet the demands of the sport industry by engaging them in immersive practical experiences while they are being challenged by a rigorous online curriculum. ”


Todd Harrison
  • Dr. Todd Harrison
  • Associate Professor and Program Chair