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Sports Management & Media

GPS Sports Management students with Dusty Baker, General Manager for Washington Nationals

Perhaps you’re a young professional who’s looking to broaden your skill set and your contacts, or you’re a recent graduate who would like to look beyond your current field of study, the Graduate Professional Studies Sports Management & Media program will put you in front of sports-industry workers and executives and introduce you to the fast-paced, highly rewarding world of sports.

Program includes:

  • Graduate Seminar in Sports Management & Media (3 credits)
  • Elective in the Kogod School of Business or School of Communication (3 credits)
  • Sports Management & Media Internship (3 days per week, 3 credits)

The Seminar in Sports Management & Media

This seminar was developed by Lee Ivory, a veteran sports journalist of over 20 years. You will be exposed to many facets of sports management and media, including business administration, sports marketing, media coverage and media relations, union representation and even team management and sponsorships. You will meet many of the professionals who make Washington a global sports center and who are doing innovative work in the field of sports.

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Quote from a student

I thoroughly enjoyed the Sports Management & Media program. Our professor provided us with excellent resources and contacts in the sports industry. The program definitely exceeded my expectations."
GPS Student, 2016