Sport Management Masters and MBA Dual Degree Program

A dual-degree in Sport Management and Business Administration (MS/MBA) can help you succeed at an advanced level in the competitive area of sports. This degree provides you with both sport industry specific skills and in-depth business knowledge.

Advantages of Barry's dual-degree program include:

Quality Curriculum

A combination of courses gives you the opportunity to develop top management, marketing, and financial skills and allows you to develop a comprehensive knowledge of the sport enterprise. Barry’s School of Business is internationally accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB).

Ideal Location

Southeast Florida is one of the most dynamic environments in the country for sports. Area opportunities include: amateur and leisure sport organizations; college bowl games; collegiate athletics; entrepreneurial sporting activities; facility, recreational, and event organizations; metropolitan recreation and fitness facilities; world-class golf and tennis facilities; and professional sports teams.

Real-World Experience

Both the sport management program and the MBA are structured to provide you with the richest combination of theory and hands-on experience available. A critical component of your program is our powerful internship program.


This 57 credit-hour program will give you the opportunity to select courses best suited to your individual interests. You may also pursue elective credits in other subject areas (e.g., journalism, communication, psychology) to enhance your education and professional preparation. The program combines theory and practice and includes decision-making models with an emphasis on practicing and promoting ethics and human values.

MBA Courses required for the Sport Management/MBA dual degree
MBA 603International Business3
MBA 617Technology & Information Systems3
MBA 621Managerial Finance3
MBA 646Marketing in a Dynamic Environment3
MBA 660Managerial Accounting3
MBA 681Economics for Strategic Decisions3
MBA 682Strategy Formulation, Implementation & Entrepreneurshipn3
MBA 683Leadership and Advanced Management Concepts3
MBA 692Social, Legal and Ethical Aspects of Business3