Become a leader in the data-driven sports world of the 21st century.

Ranked globally by SportBusiness International for its Postgraduate Sports Course Rankings, Columbia University’s master’s degree program in Sports Management trains professionals in all sectors of the sports industry by teaching specific management skills with a global, analytics, and digital focus. Available part-time and full-time, the program accommodates:

  • young professionals who aspire to have a career in sports.
  • current sports professionals who want to enhance their current skill set and pursue advancement opportunities.
  • career-changing professionals who want to transition to a sports career.

Program Benefits

leading-edge know-how through our unique curriculum in digital sports media, sports analytics, and global sports management.

critical thinking and problem-solving skills through an in-depth understanding of marketing, finance, intercollegiate athletics, facility and event management, sports law and ethics, global sports, analytics, and digital media in sports.

with a diverse student body, representing 15 countries, selected to broaden your perspectives on issues, practices, and cultures in the global world of sports.

from successful industry practitioners in the areas of digital media, analytics, global sports, PR, finance, facilities and events, and intercollegiate athletics.

your network through industry events, panels, and speakers, drawing on the abundant resources of New York City, the sports capital of the world.

as a professional through our proprietary development and coaching process, which cultivates your leadership skills, along with presentation and writing skills.

and apply your skills and knowledge in a practical setting through internship opportunities and special projects at various sports organizations.

the only Ivy League institution offering an M.S. in Sports Management and its elite network of peers, industry experts, and graduates working in leadership positions across the global sports industry.


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