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Sport & Entertainment Management, Online, MBA

This degree prepares you to become a respected industry leader in the sport and entertainment field, while becoming a well-informed business practitioner through experiential learning, specialized curriculum and networking programs.  

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About this Program

Regionally Renowned Sport and Entertainment Program for Emerging Professionals    

Seattle University’s Online MBA in Sport and Entertainment Management prepares you to become a respected industry leader. Unlike other MBA programs, this degree allows you to complete your studies online, from anywhere. With an introductory on campus weekend and a concluding in person session, you’ll only visit Seattle University two times throughout the duration of this degree. 

This degree program emphasizes professional development. With the benefit of a small cohort of peers, you’ll build long-lasting connections between other emerging leaders in your industry. Through our mentor program, you’ll also make connections with industry leaders and partners.  

In the classroom, you’ll find out how to apply appropriate analytical methods to identify, describe and propose solutions to complex business problems in an interconnected world.  

Online Sport & Entertainment Management MBA at a Glance

Learn how this degree from Albers School of Business and Economics will contribute to your career goals. Then, explore course requirements and see how impactful a Seattle University degree can be. 

This 24-month online program begins in the fall quarter and is conducted asynchronously. However, there is an in-person weekend leadership retreat that takes place at the beginning of the program at Seattle University’s campus. During the first year of the program, you will build a foundation by taking core MBA courses and connecting with your peer cohort. In the second year, you’ll dive into sport and entertainment specific MBA curriculum. Finally, you’ll return to Seattle University to present your capstone over one weekend.

  • Demonstrate competence for managerial decision-making specific to the sport and entertainment industry. 
  • Recognize and address moral and ethical challenges, and defend a course of action. 
  • Develop inclusive leadership through demonstration of their ability to harness the power of diversity as a source for creativity, innovation and collaboration. 
  • Apply appropriate analytical methods to identify, describe and propose solutions to complex business problems in an interconnected world. 
  • Develop self-awareness and curiosity in pursuit of professional and personal growth. 
  • Display competence in professional communication. 
Graduate student Bowen Chen, from Shanghai China, studies in the library on campus for his finals in the Albers Master of Science in Finance (MSF) program

What Sets Us Apart

Discover an online degree set up for your success: 

  • Create a community with online peers.
  • Build your professional network.
  • Receive coaching towards internships and part time positions in your local area.
  • Engage with guest speakers from the C-suite. 

Featured Faculty

  • Jordan Babineaux, MBA
    Jordan Babineaux, MBA

    Senior Advisor for Partnership Engagement
    Executive in Residence, MBA in Sport and Entertainment Management
    Adjunct, MBA in Sport and Entertainment Management

  • Nick Forro, MBA
    Nick Forro, MBA

    Senior Vice President, Business Development
    Climate Pledge Arena
    Adjunct, MBA in Sport and Entertainment Management

  • Jake Hirshman
    Jake Hirshman

    Manager, Business Solutions
    Arizona Diamondbacks
    Adjunct, MBA in Sport and Entertainment Management

  • Rose Kaser, MFA
    Rose Kaser, MFA

    Associate Director of Operations
    Adjunct, MBA in Sport and Entertainment Management

  • James Miles, MFA
    James Miles, MFA

    Creative Economy Manager
    Seattle Office of Economic Development
    Adjunct, MBA Sport and Entertainment Management

  • Lisa Young
    Lisa Young

    Adjunct, Sport & Entertainment Management

Get in Touch

If you have any questions about the program or application, we’re here to help.  

Christine Campbell

Assistant Director of Graduate Online Programs

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