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Get your MBA at the University of Colorado Denver Business School (CU Denver)

Business School, University of Colorado Denver
 

Specialize in Sports and Entertainment Management


Professional MBA: Specialized in Sports and Entertainment Management

The Sports industry is the sixth largest industry in the United States and the Sports and Entertainment industries are converging. To become a professional in these industries, you need special skills. Through this specialization, you gain the tools to get ahead in both the sports management and entertainment management industries. View the Sports and Entertainment Management Specialization brochure.

The MBA with Sports and Entertainment Management Specialization

There are two parts to an MBA with a specialization in Sports and Entertainment Management.

  • Your MBA Core Courses which give you the breadth of an MBA degree.
  • You will utilize 12 of your electives for Sports and Entertainment Management specialization courses which give you tools for an Sports and Entertainment Management career.

The Sports and Entertainment Management specialization may include courses in subjects such as:

  • Sports and Entertainment Management 
  • Law and Negotiation in Sports and Entertainment 
  • Sports and Entertainment Marketing 
  • Finance in the Sports and Entertainment Industries 
  • London Calling: Global Sports and Entertainment Management (travel study course)
  • Internship (Sports and Entertainment) 

An internship can set you apart from the rest as you move into your career. Experts agree that hands-on experience is advantageous in distinguishing a candidate from other job applicants. The Business School is proactive in arranging internships to advance your career opportunities. The internships in the Sports and Entertainment Management area are rewarded to our top students.

Example companies you may internship with include:

  • Adrenalin, Inc.
  • Anschutz Entertainment Group - Sports
  • Anschutz Entertainment Group - Music/Entertainment
  • Denver Broncos
  • Denver Center for Performing Arts
  • Kroenke Sports
  • Liberty Media
  • Los Angeles Galaxy
  • Metro Denver Sports Commission
  • Qwest Communications
  • Romani Group/Icon Venue Group​

For more details, please schedule an appointment with an advisor.

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