Master of Arts

Sports Administration

Offered online with short residency on campus in Qatar

Program Quick Facts


Master of Arts, Sports Administration


Global Sports Communication


11 courses

Course Delivery

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

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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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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Graduate Tuition & Fees

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Graduate Admission

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

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