International MBA - Sport Management

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The International Master of Business Administration in Sport Management program at Southern New Hampshire University offers a solid foundation in international business concepts and practices with an emphasis on the sports business. You can learn more about the International Master of Business Administration in Sport Management program here.

Frequently Asked Questions

What Kind of Program Is It?

In Southern New Hampshire University's online International Master of Business Administration in Sport Management program, you can gain a thorough understanding of the realm of international business as you explore international monetary relationships; the social, economic, and political relationships of world nations; and how those relationships affect international corporations. You can also develop skills in effective cross-culture negotiations, managerial accounting, financial management, multinational corporate finance, and international supply chain management. Concentration coursework offers you the opportunity to study ethical issues in the sports industry and the globalization of sports as you learn to apply management theory to sports organizations. You can develop an understanding of the role of sports in contemporary society through an examination of the relationship between sports, culture, and society. The program also explores the complexities and issues associated with the world of global sports, such as cultural considerations, international marketing, the governance of professional sports leagues, and financial and political risks.

What Are the Prerequisites?

You must possess an accredited bachelor's degree before enrolling in the International Master of Business Administration in Sport Management program. You may also have a professional or educational background in the sports industry, although it is not required. All applicants to Southern New Hampshire University programs must have earned a bachelor's degree or equivalent.

What Are the Course Requirements?

To earn Southern New Hampshire University's International Master of Business Administration in Sport Management, you must complete 39 credits. In addition to 30 major credits, this includes nine sports management credits.

International Business Administration Major Courses*

Course CodeCourse Name
ACC 500 Managerial Accounting
FIN 500 Financial Management
QSO 635 International Supply Chain Management
INT 601 Global Entrepreneurship
INT 610 Multinational Corporate Environment
INT 620 Multinational Corporate Finance
INT 640 Multinational Marketing Strategies
INT 650 International Trade and Competitiveness
INT 660 International Negotiations
INT 700 Multinational Business Strategy Capstone

Sport Management Concentrations

Course CodeCourse Name
SPT 510 Sport and Society
SPT 565 Internationalization of Sport Business
SPT 600 Management of Sport Organizations

Some students may be required to take foundation courses as prerequisites for more advanced IMBA material. Students with business-related undergraduate degrees typically are exempt from most foundation courses. In many cases, students choosing the electives track are able to apply credit hours from their foundation courses against their elective requirements.

*Coursework subject to change.

What Could I Do After Graduation?

Career Opportunities

The International Master of Business Administration in Sport Management offers you the skills and training you need to seek opportunities with professional sports organizations, collegiate athletes, professional athletes, sporting facilities, or sports media organizations.

  • Marketing Manager
  • Personal Manager
  • Facilities Manager
  • Sports Writer