MBA SPORT FAQs

Question: Is the program offered online?

Answer: The program is available both in-person on campus or can be taken online.

Question: Can the program be taken part-time?

Answer: Yes, the online program is available to be taken part-time.

Question: How long does the program usually take?

Answer: The program length depends on how many courses you take each semester as well as if you have completed the four foundation courses. On average the program takes students 2 years to complete.

Question: What is the job placement after completion of the MBASport?

Answer: As of July 2017, 70% of our alumni are working in full-time permanent positions in the sport or entertainment industry. We do not guarantee job placement upon completion of the program.

Question: Why is it important to choose a program that is AACSB accredited?

Answer: Only the top business schools in America have this accreditation. It signifies that a student has completed a thorough, contemporary and stringent MBA course of study. It will also prepare the student for work opportunities outside of the sport and entertainment industry. Alums of MBASport who have had to leave sport-industry jobs have quickly found executive positions outside of the sports industry thanks to their holding an AACSB-accredited MBA.

Question: As a student in the MBASport program, are we allowed to work?

Answer: MBASport students taking the on-campus program are permitted to work full-time in the sport and entertainment industry. Students are required to pursue internship opportunities, however, work outside of the sport and entertainment industry is not permitted while enrolled in the program. Only students taking the online iteration of the program are permitted to work outside the sport and entertainment industry. 

Question: Can the personal interview be conducted via telephone?

Answer: All interviews for the on-campus iteration of the program (including international applicants) MUST be conducted in person at FAU and expenses related to the interview are the responsibility of the applicant. Phone interviews will be conducted for students applying only to the online iteration of the program.

Question: Will the MBA in Sport Management prepare me for a career in sports medicine or coaching?

Answer: The MBASport contains only business-oriented curriculum. Our program is NOT suited for those wishing careers in coaching, physical education, athletic training, exercise science, or sport medicine.

Question: Can students who obtain a full-time job outside of Florida during their final semester complete the program online?

Answer: Yes! Students will be allowed to transition to the online iteration of the program.

Question: Can students enrolled in other MBA programs at FAU take Sport Management courses?

Answer: Sport Management classes are open to MBASport majors ONLY.

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Best Online Bachelor's in Business

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