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Mount St. Mary's soccer players coming off the field. Master of Science in sport management program.

Master of Science in Sport Management

Part-Time Online Graduate Degree for Working Adults

Mount St. Mary’s University offers a part-time online master’s degree in sport management. Finish your degree in 1-2 years by attending 8-week classes online one night per week.

Richard J. Bolte, Sr. School of Business

The Master of Science in sport management program is part of the Richard J. Bolte, Sr. School of Business. The Bolte School has an impeccable reputation for producing successful business leaders, and the entire faculty shares a commitment to ensuring that you receive the knowledge, experience and insight to leave the Mount as a responsible, methodologically sound and ethical business professional.

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Coursework & Format

To succeed in the sport industry, a graduate degree from the Mount will give you a competitive advantage. Graduates often look to pursue careers as agents, managers, media, marketers, event coordinators and more.

As a student in the program, you will have:

  • Access to distinguished internships. Mount students have interned with the Baltimore Ravens, Washington Nationals, EA Sports, Maryland State Golf Association, Lax Factory, Frederick Keys, YMCA, Maryland United FC and DC Fray in recent years.
  • Connections to industry influencers. Network regularly with members of the sport management advisory board. Members are representatives of Maryland Stadium Authority, Washington Commanders, Under Armour, Monumental Sports & Entertainment and the Tiger Woods Foundation.
  • Business focused curriculum. The Mount’s degree doesn’t only offer classes in sport marketing, law, and event and facility management. We also offer an extensive business curriculum including research, statistics, economics and finance.

Earn a Certificate

You can also earn a post-baccalaureate certificate with the addition of just two classes. This gives you a certificate at considerable savings. Certificates that you can take for this savings include:

This program is available to be completed fully online asynchronous and/or synchronous.

Washington Commanders Partnership


The Mount is the proud educational partner of the Washington Commanders—the only university partnered with them. Though this partnership, students can pursue internships and opportunities in direct marketing, operations and logistics with Washington Commanders personnel and Mount faculty. Further experiential learning opportunities for sport management students within the course curriculum are also available. Commanders season ticket holders, employees and partners are eligible for a tuition discount. Contact us for more info.

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Affordability & Financial Aid

$24,984 – Estimated total cost of program.* No additional fees.

  • Cost is based on 36 credits (twelve (12) classes) at $694 per credit
  • Students may transfer in up to nine (9) credits
  • Based on undergraduate transcript analysis, prerequisite courses may be required for an additional cost ($430 per course)
  • No application fee.

*Tuition represents 2022-23 rates, effective July 1, 2022. Tuition is subject to change without notice.

Financial Aid

Students enrolled on at least half-time basis (6-credits per semester) may qualify for financial aid. You may seek financial assistance through federal and state-funded programs, private loan providers, or deferment of undergraduate loans. The Mount also has a variety of employer tuition remission or reimbursement agreements with local businesses and community colleges, so you may just get a discount from your employer or previous college. Learn more about Graduate Student Financial Aid at the Mount.

Not sure if you qualify for financial aid? Learn more from our financial aid office.

Graduate Student Financial Aid

Admissions & Application

Admissions Requirements

The MSSM is designed for individuals who completed a bachelor’s degree in any field from an accredited four-year institution.

Additionally, students must demonstrate one of the following:

  • Undergraduate GPA of 2.75 or higher or;
  • Five full years of relevant work experience or;
  • 500 minimum score on the Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT)

Application Requirements

  • Classes begin: January, March, May, July, August, October
  • Admissions: Rolling
  • Priority application deadlines: Four weeks prior to the start of the first course
  • No application fee
  • Optional GMAT

A complete application includes:

  • Free online application
  • Official undergraduate transcript(s) from all accredited four-year institutions attended after high school
  • Resume detailing professional experience
  • GMAT score (optional based on GPA or work experience)

Contact the Program Director

Corinne Farneti, Ph.D., PMP
Associate Professor of Sport Management