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This Sport Industry Essentials, online program features lessons from an extensive network of Columbia University faculty as well as sports industry professionals from the National Football League, National Hockey League, Nike, FC Bayern Munich, and others. 


Sports Industry Essentials was produced by the faculty of Columbia University’s MS in Sports Management, ranked in the top ten globally. The Master's program trains professionals in all sectors of the sports industry with a global, analytics, and digital focus. Students in the program generally include:

  • Young professionals who are aspiring to a career in the sports industry 
  • Current sports professionals who want to accelerate their career 
  • Career-changing professionals who want to transition to a sports career

This program will equip you to:

  • Receive an Ivy League statement of completion certificate
  • Learn from the faculty of one of the top-ranked Sports Management programs in the world
  • Get an insider view of the global sports industry from renowned industry leaders and brands
  • Fit studying into today's sports trends and career opportunities

Detailed Programme Facts

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Careers in sports management
  • Sports and digital media
  • Global expansion of sports
  • Sports analytics and big data
  • Sports event management
  • The future of sports

English Language Requirements

This programme requires students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Academic Requirements

For more information, please visit the program website.

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    1800 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1800 USD for the full programme and a duration of .
  • National Applies to you

    1800 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1800 USD for the full programme and a duration of .
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  • One-Time Payment of $1,500
  • 6 Monthly payments of $275
  • 12 Monthly payments of $150


Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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