Executive Master of Science in Sport Business – 100% Online

100% Online

Accelerate your career in the sport industry. The Executive Master of Science in Sport Business offers a comprehensive and flexible online program that meets your needs and fits within your schedule. You know today’s sport industry is fast-paced, and with this program, you’ll be the one leading the charge.

The Executive Master of Science in Sport Business will strengthen your strategic mindset and enable your drive to succeed in the sport industry. Created for mid- and senior-level professionals with 5+ years of experience, this 100% online program will enhance your education and expand your network through live weekly classes with experienced students and faculty around the country.

Our program pairs powerful sport industry knowledge with business-oriented skills to deliver core competencies that the industry seeks such as quantitative literacy, strategic decision making and effective business communication. Expand your knowledge learning alongside students in the Fox School of Business Online MBA in a convenient online format that makes the program flexible to fit your life.



Our program pairs powerful sport industry knowledge with business-oriented skills to deliver the strategic decision making and collaborative skills essential for success in the 21st-century global sport business.

The Executive MS in Sport Business consists of 10 three-credit courses. Students take one course at a time over a five-week period, equating to three courses each semester. This structure enables full-time working professionals to enroll full-time and complete the program in as few as 13-15 months.

The program can be done part-time and at a pace that is suitable to a student’s work or personal schedule. Students have up to four years to complete the program.


The Executive MS in Sport Business consist of six sport industry courses and four business courses tailored to advance the knowledge of industry professionals.

Sport Industry Courses – choose six: Business Courses – choose four:
  • The Sport Workplace (required)
  • Statistics (required)
  • Sport Financial and Economic Systems
  • HR Management Strategies
  • Understanding Sport Consumers
  • Global Business Strategy
  • Legal Issues in Sport
  • Financial Analysis and Strategy
  • Data Analytics In Sport
  • Marketing Management & Strategy
  • Sport for Development

It is advised that students take the Statistics and Sport Work Place courses first to avoid delay in course scheduling. The remaining courses may be taken in any order.

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Collaboration is important in the sport industry. That’s why we built valuable interaction into the program through live weekly sessions that integrate discussion, project-based learning activities and small group projects to solve authentic problems faced by today’s leader

All content is available 24/7 in a mobile-friendly format, using the leading technology pioneered by the Fox School of Business Online MBA program.

The program operates using the same technology pioneered by the Fox School of Business Online MBA program.


STHM takes a holistic approach to every application. This means that every facet of an individual’s profile is considered when reviewing an application for admission. STHM does this to ensure every admitted student can meet the expectations of this graduate program.


Want to know if your profile meets our criteria?

Individuals interested in having their academic credentials assessed prior to applying should consider completing and submitting a PRE-APPLICATION. Pre-Applications allow you to send the program information regarding your GPA, test scores and work experience and have that information evaluated by an admissions representative. An admissions representative will contact you within 48 hours with feedback on your academic profile.

Application Deadlines

Below are the application deadlines for fall admission into the Executive MS in Sport Business.

  • October 1 – Early consideration
  • March 31 – International applications
  • May 15 – Final scholarship deadline for domestic U.S. applications
  • June 30 – Final application deadline

Application Requirements

To apply, individuals must submit all of the following:

  1. Application
  2. $60 Application fee
  3. Official transcripts from all institutions at which coursework was attempted and/or completed
  4. GRE or GMAT scores (certain applicants may qualify for a test score waiver based on a combination of academic history and professional experience. To see if you qualify for a test score waiver, complete our pre-application)
  5. Two letters of recommendation (at least one from a professional within the sport industry)
  6. Current resume

To be considered for STHM’s Graduate Programs, individuals must meet the following minimum requirements:

  • A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university.
  • A minimum of 3 years industry experience (a combination of education and experience in another business-focused field can be considered in lieu of specific experience in sport).

The minimum requirements outlined above serve as the basis for evaluation. Decisions are made after all application materials are received.

Tuition and Fees

The Executive MS in Sport Business follows a flat per-credit-hour tuition rate, meaning the tuition rate for in-state and out-of-state students are the same.

View the current Temple University tuition rates and utilize the tuition calculator to estimate your tuition rate. Select your student level (college graduate), residency (Pennsylvania resident- regardless of residency), school or college (School of Sport, Tourism and Hospitality Management), and credit hours.

The tuition calculator should be used to calculate tuition by semester. For the Executive MS in Sport Business, those enrolling full-time should estimate 9-credits per semester.

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