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Degree Program
M.S. in Sport Business Management

Established: 2006



"The industry is getting more complex and professional every year, so anytime we can get more highly trained sport management graduates the better,? says Dennis Robinson, senior vice president of business and league operations at the NBA which employs about 1,000 people."


"Nancy Gill the NFL's senior vice president of human resources, says she will favor students with academics and experience focused on the business of sports. That will put sports business graduates of the New York schools in a good position."

Crains, New York Business

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  • SBM students have landed full time employment with organizations such as the New York Yankees, Mets, Rangers, Islanders, USTA, Women's Metropolitan Golf Association, WWE, Olympics, Puck Agency, Diamond Sports, MSG, College athletic departments, agencies, law firms etc.
  • SBM Speaker Series have brought some interesting topics and speakers to campus such as Rick Wolf of the Sports Edge, and many senior executives from the NFL, MLB, ESPN, WFAN, NY Yankees, NY Mets, NY Islanders, CBS Sports, ANC Sports, Velocity Sports Marketing, Octagon, OMD, MSG and numerous others 
  • The top Labor Relations people for both the NFL (Peter Ruocco, SVP) and MLB (Rob Manfred, EVP) recently all spoke to our students 
  • SBM Internships include: NY Knicks, MSG, Versus Network, NY Mets, NJ Nets, NY Yankees, Steiner Sports, The Sports Museum of America, Altheus, InSiteMarketing, The Puck Agency, International Fight League, Comcast, Philadelphia 76ers 
  • We are engaged in class offerings in Stamford, CT New York City and other common sport business work places


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Mission Statement

The mission of Manhattanville College‘s Sport Business Management program is to promote and develop the necessary knowledge and business skills to assume a leadership role in sport management by providing a thorough foundation in sport business while allowing flexibility for students to explore a wide variety of opportunities within the field.

Potential students in the program are:

  • Sport professionals who wish to improve their business management and leadership skills.
  • Graduating seniors and working professionals in other fields who wish to enter this emerging business area.
  • Those who wish to work in the management section of sports.

Special Features:

  • Convenient weekday schedule
  • Small class size
  • Up to six challenge credits and six transfer credits
  • GMAT or GRE not required
  • Numerous sports internship opportunities available or a special waiver of field work for those with extensive industry experience

The Sport Business Management Degree at Manhattanville College will encompass the following:

Class Times

Classes meet on traditional fall/spring semester schedule on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday evenings from 4:20 PM to 6:50 PM and from 7PM to 9:30 PM.



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