Master of Management

Sports Administration Specialization

The Masters of Management specialization in Sports Administration is for individuals interested in developing competence and pursuing careers in the management of sports personnel and facilities. This degree provides the foundation, advanced knowledge and skills to function as effective administrators in a variety of sport and recreation settings. Students will consider legal, ethical, financial, public relations, human resources, and general business principles as they specifically relate to managing within the complex sports and athletic industry.

At the completion of the Sports Administration Specialization, students will be able to:

  • Analyze and apply relevant business, legal, and ethical principles to the management and oversight of sports and athletic businesses.
  • Consider the complexities and issues in academic sports administration from an intercollegiate context.
  • Develop, design, and assess a comprehensive sports event and facilities management plan considering legal, financial, public relations, and human resources implications.

Additional Information

View MM Sports Administration curriculum online.


Sports Administration Highlights:

Accelerated Program

Choose between a part-time or full-time cohort!

Convenient Schedule

Classes conveniently scheduled during the evenings!

Expert Faculty

Learn from practitioner faculty who are experts in the field of sports administration!

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Robert Morris University Illinois is a private, not-for-profit associate, baccalaureate, and master's degree-granting institution, accredited by the Higher learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (230 South LaSalle Street, Chicago, Illinois 60604, 312.263.0456) and authorized by the Illinois Board of Higher Education (1 N. Old State Capitol Plaza Suite 333, Springfield, Illinois 62701-1377, 217.782.2551, IBHE Feedback). Robert Morris serves over 4500 students interested in getting an education that meets the demands of today's business, graphic arts, health care, culinary and technical world at its main campus in Chicago as well as at locations in Arlington Heights, DuPage, Elgin, Orland Park, Schaumburg, Springfield, Peoria and Lake County.