Georgetown University

School of Continuing Studies

Master of Professional Studies in Sports Industry Management


3700 O Street, NW

Washington, DC 20057

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Master of Professional Studies in Sports Industry Management

Format: Campus

Program Description:

Recognized as one of the top programs in the world, Georgetown’s Master of Professional Studies in Sports Industry Management (SIM) equips students with the business management and leadership skills needed to launch a successful career in sports. Featuring a faculty of high-level, expert practitioners from leading organizations such as the U.S. Olympic Committee, Washington Nationals, Monumental Sports and Entertainment, Octagon, and NFL Players Association, the SIM program offers a practical education and experiential approach for its students. The program’s flexible, hands-on curriculum is immersed in a global perspective, emphasizing emerging industry trends, contemporary communications skills, and cutting-edge tools and technologies that prepare students to become forward-thinking leaders in the industry. Students gain valuable insights inside and outside the classroom as they build their skills, experience, and connections through valuable internships, travel abroad opportunities, and industry events. SIM students can expand their professional aspirations and portfolios through: - Integration of classroom learning with real-world experience through internship and externship opportunities with SIM’s partner organizations. - Collaborations with top industry executives, practitioners, and innovators at leading organizations. - Exposure to a strong foundation of business and marketing strategies necessary for an impactful career in sports. - Development of the essential communication, business, and leadership skills that are in high demand by employers in the global sports industry.


All programs offered by Georgetown are accredited through the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools.

International Student Requirements:

International candidates who hold the equivalent of a U.S. bachelor's degree are welcome to apply. An official course-by-course evaluation from World Education Services or Educational Credential Evaluators will be required to confirm the equivalency of education completed outside of the United States. International applicants for whom English is not their native language must submit TOEFL or IELTS scores. Complete admissions requirements are available on our website.

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: No

International Financial Aid: No

# of Credits Required: 30

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Loans Offered: Financial assistance is available to those who qualify. Applicants may apply for loans by completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). FAFSA Code: 001445

Locale: Large City

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