Become a Business Leader in Intercollegiate Athletics, Amateur, or Professional Sports.

Examine business best practices while developing leadership, media, technology, and operations management skills. Topics of study include qualitative and quantitative courses, with concentration course work in change management, media relations, and sports facility management.

This graduate program combines online learning with part or full-time study and four academic terms to create a flexible and personalized program designed for working professionals. Course concepts are presented in practical and quantitative terms, so they can be applied to the workplace immediately.

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    Matthew Fedorka graduated from Franklin Pierce's Master of Business Administration in Sports Management in 2012 and went on to work in many different channels of business. He is currently the retention and events coordinator for the New England Revolution soccer franchise. With the skills and knowledge gained from his MBA at Franklin Pierce, Fedorka has found his niche in the sports industry and says that his "drive to make the most of life and to have a successful and rewarding career has never been as strong as it is now."

    Mathew Fedorka '12

    Retention and Events Coordinator for the New England Revolution

Admission to the Program

  • Bachelor's degree from a regionally-accredited college or university generally with a GPA of 2.8 or greater on a 4.0 scale;
  • Competency in accounting, statistics, and computer skills (either pre or post admission);
  • Assessment of a completed Admissions Portfolio.

Admissions Portfolio

You must submit the following items to complete an admissions portfolio:

  • Online Application;
  • Official transcripts from previously attended colleges and universities;
  • Updated resume;
  • Two letters of recommendation;
  • Outline of professional aspirations and how this MBA will help you achieve them (250-500 words);
  • Essay: Answer one of the four questions below. Tell us not only what you did but also how you did it. What was the outcome? What was the response? Only describe experiences that have occurred within the last three years (250-500 words);
    • A time when you made a lasting impact on your organization;
    • A major accomplishment;
    • A major setback that you have faced;
    • A time when you exceeded expectations.
Want to Know More?

Download the MBA in Sports Management Program SheetDownload an MBA in Sports Management program sheet to view on-screen or print, or view the College of Graduate and Professional Studies Academic Catalog for specific degree requirements and course information.

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