Master of Business Administration with Sports Administration Concentration

The online Master of Business Administration with Sports Administration Concentration is designed for students who would like an MBA but are interested in the field of Sports Administration. Experienced and knowledgeable faculty will assist students throughout the Sports Administration courses. The courses provide a focused study of issues and topics related to the management of sports programs.  Students who desire to pursue a MBA may already know the field they intend to work in, and will benefit from the opportunity to add a concentration to the core MBA.

Master of Business Administration students develop the above qualities through an intense program that both advocates high academic standards and validates the Christian values to which the University, the School of Business Administration, and each faculty member are totally committed.

MBA program classes are offered in manageable, eight week "terms." Project Team activities within each course enhance the learning process and the development of problem-solving skills, while forming the essential quality of teamwork.

Curriculum Summary

MBA Online with Sports Administration Concentration - Total Hours 42

Course Number Course Name Credits
MBA601 Introduction to Graduate Education 3
MBA624 Ethical Problems in Business 3
MBA640 Organizational Behavior 3
MBA612 Business Principles I 3
MBA613 Business Principles II 3
MBA658 Managerial Economics 3
MBA646 The Legal Environment of Business 3
MBA664 Marketing Management 3
MBA643 Financial Analysis 3
MBA680 Quantitative Decision Making 3
MBA687 Strategic Planning 3
Total Core 33

Electives:

Course Number Course Name Credits
MSA608 Current Issues and Trends in Sports Administration 3
MSA646 Legal and Regulatory Environment for Sports 3
MSA668 Venue and Event Management 3
Total Electives 9

Admission Information

  • Up to 6 hours of accredited graduate work may be transferred if a B or better has been earned in each course. A 2.8 cumulative GPA from undergraduate work is required for admission or 9 hours of graduate work with a B in each course.
  • Transcript must show successful completion (with a grade of C or better) of college algebra or a higher mathematics course.
  • Applicants who do not meet the regular admission requirements, but show the potential for success in the M.B.A. program, may be admitted on a conditional basis. The student should submit an essay and 2 letters of recommendation for review by the program committee. Students admitted on a conditional basis to the M.B.A. program must earn a 3.00 grade point average in the first six semester hours of graduate work to continue in the program.