Degree Requirements from Seattle University's 2021-2022 Graduate Catalog.

Core Requirements (50 credits)

Our core requirements integrate seven MBA courses into the program and provide a balanced approach consisting of business skills and leadership development. The depth of learning in these areas rivals the best sports business schools in the world.

Professional MBA Courses

  • MBA 5205 - Teams, Leadership and Decision Making (4 credits)
  • MBA 5210 - Building Internal and Community Stakeholder Relationship (3 credits)
  • MBA 5235 - Professional and Interpersonal Communications (1 credit)
  • MBA 5400 - Introduction to Business Analytics (3 credits)
  • MBA 5000 - Professional Quantitative Analysis (3 credits)
  • MBA 5220 - Enterprise Financial Performance Analysis (3 credits)
  • MBA 5225 - Analytical Tools for Managerial Decision Making (3 credits)

Sport Specific Courses

Leadership Skills

  • SBLR 5010 - Diversity and Inclusion for Sport Management (3 credits)
  • SBLR 5040 - Legal Issues in Sport and Entertainment (3 credits)
  • SBLR 5120 - Developing Leadership in Sport (2 credits)

Business Skills

  • SBLR 5140 - Sport Consumer Behavior (3 credits)
  • SBLR 5300 - Sport Business Analytics (3 credits)
  • SBLR 5060 - Sport and Entertainment Marketing (3 credits)
  • SBLR 5090 - Revenue Generation in Sport and Entertainment (3 credits)
  • SBLR 5070 - Digital and Social Media Communication (2 credits)
  • SBLR 5160 - Corporate Partnerships and Community Engagement (3 credits)
  • SBLR 5180 - Venue Sustainability and Operations (3 credits)
  • SBLR 5890 - Sport Business Capstone (2 credits)

Program Electives - Five Credit Hours

  • SBLR 5122 - Women and Sport Leadership (3 credits)
  • SBLR 5505 - Sport Business Seminar (2 credits)
  • Other electives from Albers as approved

Standard Two-Year Schedule

YEARSummerFallWinterSpring
Year 1
34 Credits

MBA 5400 – Intro to Business Analytics (3)

SBLR 5010 – Diversity and Inclusion for Sport Management (3)

MBA 5205 – Teams, Leadership and Decision Making (4 credits)

MBA 5000- Professional Quantitative Analysis (3) [online]

SBLR 5140- Sport Consumer Behavior (3)

MBA 5210 – Building Internal and Community Stakeholder Relationships (3)

MBA 5220 - Enterprise Financial Performance Analysis (3)

SBLR 5300 - Sport Business Analytics (3)

SBLR 5060 - Sport and Entertainment Marketing (3)

MBA 5225 - Analytical Tools for Managerial Decision Making (3)

SBLR 5090- Revenue Generation in Sport and Entertainment (3)

Year 2
21 Credits

SBLR 5070 – Digital and Social Media Communication (2)

Choose an Elective

SBLR 5122- Women and Sport Leadership (3)
Or another elective course from Albers

SBLR 5180- Venue Sustainability and Operations (3)

SBLR 5120 - Developing Leadership in Sport (2)

MBA 5235 – Professional and Interpersonal Communications (1)

SBLR 5160- Corporate Partnerships and Community Engagement (3)

SBLR 5040 – Legal Issues in Sport and Entertainment (3)

SBLR 5890- Sport Business Capstone (2)

Choose an Elective

SBLR 5505- Sport Business Seminar (2)
Or another elective course from Albers

Alternative Three-Year Schedule

YEARSummerFallWinterSpring
Year 1
24 Credits

SUMMER 8 week 
MBA 5400 – Intro to Business Analytics (3)

INTERSESSION 
SBLR 5140- Sport Consumer Behavior (3)

 

MBA 5000- Professional Quantitative Analysis (3)[online] 

SBLR 5010 – Diversity and Inclusion for Sport Management (3)

MBA 5220 - Enterprise Financial Performance Analysis (3)

SBLR 5300 - Sport Business Analytics (3)

MBA 5225 - Analytical Tools for Managerial Decision Making (3)

SBLR 5060 - Sport and Entertainment Marketing (3)

Year 2
21 Credits

Choose an Elective

SBLR 5122 - Women and Sport Leadership (3)
Or MBA/other 

MBA 5205 – Teams, Leadership and Decision Making (4 credits)

SBLR 5120 - Developing Leadership in Sport (2)

MBA 5235 – Professional and Interpersonal Communications (1)

 

MBA 5210 – Building Internal and Community Stakeholder Relationships (3)

SBLR 5040 – Legal Issues in Sport and Entertainment (3)

SBLR 5090- Revenue Generation in Sport and Entertainment (3)

Choose an Elective

SBLR 5505- Sport Business Seminar (2) Or MBA/other 3 credit elective if receiving financial aid. 

 
Year 3
10 Credits

SBLR 5070 – Digital and Social Media Communication (2)

Fellowship in 3rd year or
Current work experience may qualify. 

SBLR 5180- Venue Sustainability and Operations (3) 

SBLR 5160- Corporate Partnerships and Community Engagement (3) 

SBLR 5890- Sport Business Capstone (2)