The new MS in Global Sport is a 36-credit, low-residency master’s degree program that is completed in just 16 months, beginning in September of each year. The program, which is designed for busy professionals from around the world, is offered predominantly online, requiring only four one-week residencies—two in New York City and two at NYU global locations. Students in this innovative program acquire comprehensive knowledge and critical skills in key facets of sports business including digital media and marketing, analytics, leadership, finance and economics, and sports law.
NOTE: We anticipate that students will be able to begin their Fall semester studies on time. The safety of our students is of utmost priority and, should the need arise, we are prepared to make the necessary adjustments to ensure the continuity of the student experience.
Students enrolled in the MS in Global Sport complete a total of 13 required courses. These courses provide a comprehensive understanding of global sport and the critical thinking skills necessary to become a leader in the sport industry.
Ideally, students should represent a variety of academic disciplines and professional backgrounds including, but not limited to: engineering, mathematics/statistics, economics, business, journalism/media studies, and law.
To be successful in undertaking this rigorous course of study, ideal candidates for this degree will have:
- Exceptional critical thinking and analytical skills
- Excellent social skills
- Versatility in their ability to work well in groups/teams and also in independent settings
- Strong time management skills and work ethic
- A global mindset
- Strong writing skills
- Experience presenting/speaking in front of others.
Students may only begin the program in September.