The MBA in Sports Business is designed to prepare working professionals for a successful career in one of the fastest-growing areas in our country's economy. Professional sport franchises, facilities, sporting goods retailers, athletic departments, and others are constantly calling for sports business specialists. As a Saint Leo University MBA student, you will gain a deeper understanding of the key functional areas of Sports Business.
Courses focus on managing the complex interactions between these functions when defining and solving real-world business and sports management challenges. In addition to the development of analytical tools, emphasis is placed on leadership, communication, teamwork, ethics, and skills for managing diversity.
The curriculum structure is designed to make the coursework directly relevant to the strategic planning and day-to-day challenges of working professionals in the field. Our program is a perfect opportunity for today's aspiring professionals to acquire the knowledge and the competitive edge to advance in the exciting career field of Sports Business.
Saint Leo University Online is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097; telephone 404-679-4501; www.sacs.org) to award the associate's, bachelor's, master's and specialist's degrees. The International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE) also accredits Saint Leo University Online.
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Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
Private, not-for-profit, Higher Education
This innovative program utilizes the latest in Internet technology, including streaming videos, asynchronous discussion boards, chat rooms and CD-ROMs.
Master's College or University II
Pentium-based PC (or MAC) with 32 MB RAM (64 MB preferred), Min 100 MB hard drive space (1 GB preferred), 8X CD-ROM (12X preferred), Microsoft Office Suite, Navigator 4.5 or IE 5.0 or higher, 56.6 bps modem, Internet connection, anti-virus software.
Stafford Loans Available. Saint Leo FAFSA Code: 001526.
Completed application form, $35.00 application fee, current resume, 2 professional recommendations from work associates, statement of professional goals outlining how your educational and career goals match Saint Leo University's program (250+ words)