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    Master in Sport Business Leadership

    MSBL is transforming to MBA in Sport and Entertainment Management!

    Application Deadline: May 15, 2021

    Find out more at our upcoming Virtual Info Session.

    The MSBL educational experience is a combination of leading-edge academics, experiential opportunities, and practical knowledge gained from Seattle sport industry professionals. Ranked Top 40 globally for 5 consecutive years by SportBusiness International, we are committed to providing an unsurpassed educational experience that prepares individuals to work in any sector of the sport industry.

    Sport is one of the fastest-growing business sectors, expected to grow 5.9% annually to over $600 billion by 2022. Sport organizations need problem solvers, creative and integrated thinkers, and adept leaders who understand its unique context. Our sports management master’s degree is designed with sport business analytics and leadership development driving our leading-edge curriculum. Located in Seattle, a city with a thriving sport industry, allowing students access to numerous internship, work, and networking opportunities.

    Our Masters of Sports Management program is intended for

    • Young professionals aiming to work in the sport industry.
    • Early career sport industry professionals looking to advance their careers.
    • Professionals desiring to make a career change.

    See the makeup of our current class of students, the learning objectives for the program, and where our sports management students have gone to work after graduation on our class profile page.

    MSBL Class Profile

    Master in Sport Business Leadership


    Maylon Hanold


    (206) 296-2231

    Rose Kaser

    Program Coordinator

    (206) 398-4610

    Victoria Olive

    Graduate Admissions

    (206) 296-2217

    The program equipped me with the knowledge and understanding to be successful in both the professional and intercollegiate arenas of sport.

    Lisa Nielsen Recreation Program Coordinator City of Seattle, Partnerships and Center City Parks