Program Quick Facts

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Degree

Master of Arts, Sports Administration

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Specialty

Global Sports Communication

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Curriculum

11 courses

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Course Delivery

Online with a short-term residency on campus in Qatar. Courses offered on quarterly basis.

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Program Duration

2-3 years of part-time study (one to two classes per quarter). Students are allowed five years to finish the program.

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Language of instruction

English

Curriculum

The MA, Sports Administration program is offered online with a short-term residency on campus in Qatar. The program is offered in partnership with Northwestern University School of Professional Studies, based in Evanston, IL, USA.

6 core courses

Students take the following core courses:

  • Sports Research Methods
  • Sports Marketing
  • Organization of Sports
  • Sports Business
  • Legal and Ethical Issues
  • Technology of Sports

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4 Specialization courses

The specialization in Global Sports Communication offers the opportunity for concentrated study within the degree program. Courses:

  • Global Sports Communication
  • Principles and Practice of Strategic Communication and PR
  • Audiovisual and Online Media Production
  • Practical Experience in Global Sports Communication

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1 Capstone or Thesis

Students choose to complete either a thesis or capstone project at the culmination of the master's program.

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error_outline Note: courses are offered on a quarterly basis. View graduate academic calendar

Graduate Tuition & Fees

Graduate Admission

Applications to the MA in Sports Administration program are accepted on a rolling basis through the year.