Sports Management

In a League of Our Own

Your Columbia. Your City.

Your Faculty. Your Curriculum. Your Story.

Learn from industry leaders and grow your network in the center of the sports universe–New York City.

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Columbia University’s Master of Science in Sports Management

Columbia University is home to the only sports management graduate program in the Ivy League. Acquire leading-edge, market-influenced strategies and gain unparalleled access to sports industry leaders and experts. The program takes advantage of Columbia’s New York City setting by providing extensive industry networking, internship and employment opportunities across a wide variety of sports.

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Program at a Glance

“I believe the program’s greatest value is the opportunities through networking with our peers and our professors.”

Leda S., ‘21SPS, Sports Management


On Campus
12 – 16 months to complete
Fall or Spring enrollment


On Campus
Up to 4 years to complete
Fall or Spring enrollment

In this program, you will:

Gain Practical Knowledge and Training

Access opportunities for internships and special projects with sports organizations such as the NFL, NBA, MLB, NHL, FC Bayern Munich, LaLiga NA, Real Madrid, United States Olympic and Paralympic Properties and many others.

Be Coached By the Best

The program’s sophisticated professional development and coaching process cultivates leadership experience along with writing and presentation skills tailored to success in the sports industry.

Expand Your Network

Take advantage of direct access to industry events, gatherings, panels, and speakers, drawing on the abundant resources of our faculty, Columbia University and New York City.