Dec 06, 2023  
2023/2024 University Catalog 
2023/2024 University Catalog

Business Administration, Sports Business Specialization, M.B.A.

(Major Code: 05011) (SIMS Code: 221715)

Offered only through SDSU Global Campus

Admission to the Degree Curriculum

Regulations governing admission to the university and to the Fowler College of Business are outlined above and in Admission and Registration .

Advancement to Candidacy

All students must satisfy the general requirements for advancement to candidacy, as described in Requirements for Master’s Degrees .

Specific Requirements for the Master of Business Administration Degree for Sport Business Management

The Master of Business Administration for Sports Business Management is operated by Executive and Specialized Programs in the Fowler College of Business and is an alternative path for the Master of Business Administration degree. Students accepted for the M.B.A. Sports Business Management program are fully matriculated in the university and meet all university requirements as established by the Graduate Council.

The M.B.A. Sports Business Management program is an intensive, full-time, 45-unit program with classroom work beginning in August and continuing until August, including summer, followed by a four- to six-month internship.

The fee structure is unique to the program and unrelated to the San Diego State University fee schedule. Students should contact the program office for a program calendar, Class Schedule, and fee summary.

In addition to meeting the requirements for classified graduate standing and the basic requirements for the master’s degree as described in Requirements for Master’s Degrees , students must complete an approved program of study containing 45 units of 600- and 700-numbered courses. These courses will be offered in a predetermined pattern. No transfer courses and no substitute courses are accepted. The official programs of all students in any one cycle are identical. Advancement to candidacy requires completion of at least 24 units of coursework listed on the official program of study with a 3.0 (B) minimum grade point average.

The Requirements are as Follows

Nine to Fifteen Units of Electives

Complete an additional 9-15 units of pre-determined courses related to the business of sports.

Complete a Culminating Experience Course

(6 units)