Master of Science in Sport Management

Industry-specific training. Real-world experience.



Master of Science in Sport Management

Master of Science in Sport Management

The mission of the Master of Science in Sport Management (MSSM) program is to provide students with industry-specific training focused on the outcomes that develop and foster the ability to design and conduct research, analytical and strategic thinking and effective business communication skills. Students will also develop strong business and financial foundation as it relates to sport organizations. The MSSM graduate will possess an educational foundation and experiential learning advantage in the sport industry.

SMU’s Master of Science in Sport Management degree is a full-time, 12-month program designed for students who have a passion for the business of sport and who aspire to hold senior-management positions in the multi-billion dollar sports industry. The program is led by sport management professionals with decades of executive experience in a wide range of segments including professional leagues and teams, media and broadcasting, marketing and sponsorship, facilities and sports equipment and apparel. Students will learn important business skills from faculty at the SMU Cox School of Business, ranked nationally by leading business journals.

An experiential learning approach will provide students with “real life” case studies and networking through symposiums, mentorships and internships with some of the most prominent sports leaders and organizations in the United States.

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Application Deadlines - Fall 2020 Entry

November 15, 2019 - Early Decision deadline

March 13, 2020 - Scholarship consideration deadline and international student deadline.  *Rolling admission following March 13, 2020

*Rolling admissions following March 13, 2020.