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Executive Master of Science in

Sport Business

Application Information and Deadlines

The School of Sport, Tourism and Hospitality Management (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.


The School of Sport, Tourism and Hospitality Management utilizes an online application process. You can start and complete your application at your own pace through our Application Portal. Due to our rolling admissions process, we encourage you to apply as early as possible while space and scholarship funding is available.

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The Executive Master of Science in Sport Business renders admissions decisions on a rolling basis. We encourage you to apply as early as possible while space and scholarship funding is available.

Fall 2020 Deadlines

  • December 15 – Early Decision Deadline
  • March 1 – Priority Scholarship Deadline & International Student Deadline
  • June 30 – Final Application Deadline

Applications are reviewed as they are received and can sometimes be considered after the deadline.


Basic application requirements include:

  • Completed application
  • $60 Application fee
  • Official transcripts from all institutions at which coursework was attempted and/or completed
  • GRE or GMAT scores (Individuals may qualify for a GRE/GMAT waiver based on academic or professional history. Submit a pre-application to see if you qualify for a waiver)
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • 500-word statement of goals
  • Current resume
Submitting Official Transcripts

Official transcripts should be mailed to:
Michelle Rosar
Associate Director of Graduate Enrollment
Speakman Hall, Room 343
1801 N. 13th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19122


To be considered for the Executive Master of Science in Sport Business, 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.



Getting started is easy and the first step only takes 2 minutes. Before you complete the formal application, speak to our Graduate Admissions Office and find out if our master’s programs are right for you.

Fill out the preliminary application form to get started. Our admissions representative will contact you within 48 hours to discuss your application to get you started on the next stage in your career.

Be sure to complete the form in full. Incomplete forms will delay the ability of our admissions representatives to guide you appropriately. Information provided will be kept confidential.



For questions about the application process, the program or to schedule a personalized consultation with a member of the graduate enrollment team, please contact:

Michelle Rosar
Assistant Director of Graduate Enrollment
Phone: 215-204-3315