Master of Sports Administration and Master of Business Administration Dual Degree
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The MBA/MSA dual-degree program will prepare you for leadership positions in the growing sport and entertainment industries. The dual-degree combines the business curriculum of the MBA program with the specific concepts and challenges of the sport industry.
|Full Program Tuition & Fees||$33,676||$53,656|
Tuition and fees are for estimating purposes and are subject to change.
Pending Board of Trustees' approval.
*Additional fees include health insurance and legal fees but may be waived if proof of coverage is shown; required of international students.
A portion of tuition and fees may be covered by graduate assistantships (GAs) both years. For the MSA year, the AECOM Center for Sports Administration assists students in securing GAs that can cover most of the cost of tuition in addition to providing a monthly stipend in order to cover other costs.
Graduate assistantships for MSA students are intended to provide industry relevant experience. Over the years, students have worked with Ohio Athletics, Ohio IMG Sports & Entertainment Properties, local sports organizations, or within the AECOM Center for Sports Administration and other COB departments.
Financial aid for graduate study (regardless of discipline) is available in the form of student loans. To begin the loan application process, you need to complete and submit a FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid). The school code for Ohio University is 003100.
What We're Looking For
- Regionally-accredited bachelor's degree
- A few years of work experience, preferably in the sport industry
- Minimum of 3.0 GPA
- Diverse undergraduate degrees and backgrounds
- GMAT/GRE requirement currently waived due to COVID-19
The two-year MBA/MSA program prepares students for leadership positions by combining the business teaching of OHIO's MBA program with sport-specific knowledge from the MSA program. This degree combination recognizes the growing complexity of the sports, facility and entertainment industries, and reinforces Ohio University's commitment to preparing students for the leadership challenges of the future.