Igniting the Industry


Erica Vanstone ’19 is the face of how an entrepreneurial spirit—combined with business savvy and determination—can change how we think of sport. She’s playing a foundational role in bringing roller skating into the mainstream, building on a decade of experience forging the Women’s Flat Track Derby Association (WFTDA). A former roller derby player herself, with a background in filmmaking, Vanstone is proof of how effectively the EMSSB degree lends itself to unconventional approaches and pathways within the sport industry.

Executive Master’s Degree in Sport Business

About the Program

Advance your future in sport business at Temple University’s School of Sport, Tourism and Hospitality Management. Developed for mid and senior-level professionals, the business-focused curriculum provides the right tools to ensure sustainable success in this exciting industry. Students are taught new ways of thinking analytically and creatively to address the modern sport markets through this dynamic curriculum. An emphasis is placed on business applications with 40% of all coursework coming from an MBA. With a flexible 100%-online format, professionals can find the fit they need to continue working toward advancing their career goals.

  • Establish powerful networking connections with our national community of industry experts and fellow student professionals
  • Career-relevant projects and curriculum taught by sport industry-experienced faculty

Built in Philadelphia

Main campus is located in the heart of Philadelphia- a thriving city of 1.5 million, the birthplace of independence, and home to sports teams of all kinds-including the 2018 Super Bowl Champions. Our powerful connection in this sport-centric city helps increase your professional network and access to amazing opportunities through this 100%-online program.


“Get The Skills and Confidence to Deliver Value”

"In my role with the Pittsburgh Steelers, I collaborate with the Steelers’ executive team in developing the club’s international growth strategy with a focus on media development, fan engagement and brand activations. Temple’s program gave me the skills, guidance and confidence to execute on delivering value to my organization and our community."

Jonathan Mancuso
Event Marketing Manager, Pittsburgh Steelers
30 under 30, Pittsburgh Business Journal

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