Dual Bachelor’s/Master’s degrees are a great way to save time and money and also enhance your career opportunities. Receive your Master’s degree in as little as one year. Eligible students take 12 graduate credits which is applied to both the undergraduate and graduate degrees.
In addition to the two options noted above for full-time undergraduate students, adult students can also pursue MSB’s Bachelor of Science in Business Management with a Master of Science in Sport Business Management in our adult accelerated program.
These programs allow students to complete the requirements for an undergraduate and graduate degree at Manhattanville at an accelerated pace. That is, Business Management undergraduate students will be able to complete up to 12 credits in the MS in Sports Business Management program prior to the completion of their undergraduate degree and apply these credits to their graduate degree.
As one of the top business schools in Westchester County, The Manhattanville School of Business is located in Purchase, NY. The School of Business serves not only locals, but also commuter students from Fairfield County, CT, and the NYC area who are ready to earn theirBA/BS in Business Management and MS in Sport Business and Entertainment Management.
Students must have at least 75 earned credits to be accepted into the program. Candidates need an overall GPA of at least 3.3, have taken coursework to provide a strong foundation of business knowledge, and have at least one recommendation from Manhattanville faculty attesting to the student’s preparedness for graduate level study.
All students in the dual degree program must complete MSBM 5001, as it is a prerequisite for all other MSBM course. MSBM 5002 must be completed before taking MSBM 5006. Students must earn a B or better in all MSBM coursework to continue in the program and may take no more than one MSBM course in the first two semesters of their participation in the program. Students may subsequently take up to two MSBM courses per semester.
Courses which may count toward both degrees: MSBM5001 Dynamics Of Sports Business
Dynamics of Sports Business
Explores the modern sports era and establishes the foundation for the multi-billion dollar industry of today. Discusses some of the compelling socioeconomic, industrial, and technological movements that have contributed to the success of sports entertainment. Examines the factors that gave sport legitimacy and financial stability. Discusses the humble beginnings of professional, collegiate and Olympic sports cherished today. Examines the industry146s evolution through inventions and how these developments shaped the industry. Explores the mechanism of sponsorship and marketing through sport. Explores and analyzes the onset of free agency and the rise of the industry146s revenue generating sources. Discusses the management theories that apply to the industry and the current business and social issues it faces. Emphasizes the managerial and business skills required to operate successfully as a business leader in this.
Focuses on the strategic requirements for building and maintaining successful sport organizations, the analysis of strategic problems and decisions facing sport managers and leaders. Identifies the organizational structures, business models and organization theories operating in the industry, including beneficial strategic alliances. Explores the nature of competition in the industry, the driving forces for change and innovation inside and outside the industry, and the effect of government involvement. Explores approaches to strategic planning. Identifies typical policies governing sport organizations and discusses common measurements of business success.
MSBM5003 Economic & Financial Aspects Of Sport Management
Economic & Financial Aspects of Sport Management
Examines the economic and financial environment in which the sport industry operates, with emphasis on pricing, supply and demand factors, and taxes. Identifies key stakeholders and their various interests in the financial success of sport operations and organizations. Explores sources of funding and revenue production, including sponsorships, in the face of competition. Examines how to analyze, control and evaluate financial performance; apply sound financial management principles and practices; and prepare, analyze and use budgets and financial reports. Emphasizes the application of basic managerial decision-making to financial issues.
Provides the sport business manager with an overview of the major marketing issues facing the sport industry. Course content focuses on developing basic knowledge and understanding of sport marketing and sponsorship for professional and collegiate settings. Attention is given to the history of sport marketing, principles of marketing applied to the sport industry, sport consumer behavior, research tools, corporate sponsorship, and evaluation of sport marketing programs. The components of the course include developing products, utilizing sponsorships, special events, fund raising, public relations, promotions, and utilizing radio and television networking.
Examines leadership principles and techniques of efficient management within the culture of sports organizations. Distinguishes the leadership requirements in collegiate and professional sport organizations. Explores the psychology of sport and theories of organizational behavior and their implications for motivating, managing and evaluating the performance of employees, individually, and in teams. This course also identifies effective management styles and places emphasis on the importance of sound communication skills and goal setting.
Undergraduate students who are accepted into the dual degree program would fulfill these electives as well as one additional course (which would count toward the degree, but not the major) via 4 of 5 possible graduate-level courses in the Sports Business Management MS program. Application must include two recommendations from faculty in their undergraduate program.
How to Apply to School of Business programs
Starting terms: APPEAL Adult Undergraduate Accelerated Degrees:Fall 1, Fall 2, Spring 1, Spring 2, Summer 1 and Summer 2
All Applicants: 1. On-Line Application: The School of Business on-line application can be found at the following link: APPLY NOW
2. Personal Essay: In a candid personal essay of 500-750 words, explain:
How and why did you decide to pursue this program
Why the selected academic program is good match for your future goals
What you as a candidate can bring to our classroom
What special skills, leadership abilities, volunteer or other life experience make you a good overall fit for the selected program?
3. Resume: Submit a current resume indicating educational and business experience.
4. Transcripts: APPEAL-ADULT Undergraduate Accelerated: Please send official transcripts from all previously attended post-secondary institutions. If you have not attended a post-secondary institution, submit an official high school transcript or proof of completion of high school, or Graduate Equivalency Degree (GED). Student copies are not acceptable. See below for the address.
5. Recommendations: Two letters of recommendations, either academic or professional, from a reference writer who can speak to the candidate’s intellectual capability and ability to handle the rigors of the applicant’s program. Letters can be uploaded via the on-line application. References writers may provide their own letter or you may forward our standard Professional Letter of Recommendation form available on our website if you prefer.
6. Application Fee: Fee waivers are available for attending Open House events. Please check the website for our next available date. APPEAL- Adult Undergraduate Accelerated: $50.00
7. Health Records: Due at the time of enrollment, Adult students please submit the Health Form with proof of immunization against measles and rubella, in compliance with New York State regulations. This requirement applies to only students born on or after Jan. 1, 1957
8. International Applicants: International students are eligible for Master of Science degrees only because of program and visa requirements. For admissions, if your undergraduate education was conducted at a non-US institution, we will require transcript credentials from either (WES) World of Education Services Inc. (www.WES.org) or a member of (NACES) National Association of Credential Evaluation Services. (www.naces.org/members.html). Please review this list carefully as we cannot accept credentials from organizations not on this list. If your undergraduate education was not conducted in English, we will require a test of English language skills through any of the following sources: TOEFL, IELTS, ITEP. Please note that our minimum IBT TOEFL is 85, IELTS is 7 and ITEP is B2.
9. Optional: GRE, GMAT, SAT & ACT testing is an optional admissions requirement and not a required element, however if you wish to submit any testing scores, we are happy to consider them as part of your overall application if you feel it will strengthen your application.
Submit all materials to: Manhattanville School of Business Office of Admissions 2900 Purchase Street -- Reid G5 Purchase, NY 10577
For any questions on the application or submission materials please contact Monika Pottgen, Assistant Director of Recruitment and Admissions at (914) 323-5150 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Please consult the website or Admissions Department for any deadlines and/or for questions regarding non-matriculated status.