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Master of Business Administration in Sport Management

Become an Innovative Leader in the Sports Industry!

Elevate your career in just two years as a part-time student.

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Master of Business Administration with Sport Management Emphasis

The MBA in sport management program starts by teaching graduate students advanced business principles in finance, operations, human resource management, information systems, and ethics, providing important skills needed to manage and lead in business.

Then students learn how to apply what they’ve learned in the context of athletics. The coursework provides students with commercial law-related topics (like contract negotiation); financial accounting principles, including budgeting techniques; and marketing strategies tailored to different levels, from colleges to international sports organizations.

  • 100% online.
  • Finish in two years as a part-time student.
  • No application fee.
  • GMAT waivers available.
  • 100% alumni employment rate.

Among the Top in Virginia

Online Master's Degree ranked the University of Lynchburg's Master of Business Administration among the top five Best Online MBA Programs in Virginia.

Among the Top in the Country

University of Lynchburg's Master of Business Administration ranks among one of the best online MBA programs by the U.S. News & World Report.

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The University of Lynchburg's Master of Business Administration has one of the lowest tuition in Virginia and the U.S.!

MBA Cost

National average



MBA program

or $21,480 with cybersecurity or sport management emphasis.

  • ACBSP accredited
  • 100% employment among alumni.
  • No business background required.
  • GMAT waivers available.

MBA Cost

Virginia average


  • George Mason University: $51,200
  • James Madison University: $25,392
  • Virginia Commonwealth University: $41,000
  • Virginia Polytechnic and State University: $61,000
  • Marymount University: $41,340

Sport Management Emphasis

With these courses, you’ll build on the advanced core principles of business by developing critical knowledge and skills specifically related to sport management:

  • Sociocultural Issues in Sports
  • Sport Facility and Event Management
  • Sport Sales and Marketing
  • Sport Law

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Choose Your Path:
The MBA offers two emphases of study to advance your career.

  • General management: Students will build a foundation of expertise in advanced business principles, equipping them to lead in virtually any corporate context.
  • CybersecurityThe cybersecurity emphasis marries the management and business strategy of the MBA with technological expertise to understand and address security threats.
  • Sport Management: The sport management track prepares students for managing teams and clubs, and teaches strategies for marketing and promoting club, collegiate, and professional sports.

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