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Master of Business Administration (MBA) with a Major in Sports Management

90 ECTS credits


The Master of Business Administration (MBA) with a Major in Sports Management  is designed to enable you to stand out in skills of organization and communication so you will have the tools to manage and market sporting events, teams, federation and sports clubs. You will be equipped to become an effective leader and take advantage of the opportunities provided by this rapidly expanding sector.

Over the course of this program you will:

  • Develop the communication and technical skills required to become an effective industry professional.
  • Gain insight into practical business planning and management.
  • Learn how to efficiently plan sporting events
  • Manage team organization, merchandising, and marketing.

Key Facts

  • Duration: 18 months
  • Evening Learning: Yes
  • Credits: 90 ECTS
  • Language: English
  • Intakes: February and September
  • Degree Awarded:  Master of Business Administration with a Major in Sports Management
  • Transfer Opportunities: We offer our students the option to transfer for a semester between our Geneva, Barcelona and Madrid* campuses
  • Internships: We provide the access to internship opportunities in national and international companies and organizations
  • Locations: Geneva CampusBarcelona Campus and Madrid* campus 

The master’s program requires the successful completion of 90 ECTS credits. The program format consists of (i) unique business and finance courses, (ii) major-specific orientation weeks and (iii) a final project. The breakdown of the credits is as follows: 9 core courses (36 ECTS), 5 elective courses (20 ECTS), 4 orientation weeks (16 ECTS) and the final project (18 ECTS). Below are examples of the major-specific courses that students will pursue during their orientation weeks.

Orientation Subjects

  • Corporate Social Responsibility in Sports Management
  • Managing Innovation in the Sports Industry
  • Leadership in Sports Management
  • Media Relations & Communications in Sport

Carrer Options

• Product Management Director
• Gameday Operations Manager
• Public Relations
• Sport Marketing Analyst
• Athletic Director
• Sports Agent
• Event Manager
• Marketing Director
• Social Media Manager