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Why Choose Ohio University?

We're ranked #1 in Sport Business Graduate Education. Enough said.

The Program

For the fourth year in a row, our Professional Master of Sports Administration program has been ranked the best online program in the world by SportBusiness International. We are the best choice for students with three or more years of experience working in the sports business industry.  

SAFM Alumni Network

More than 85 percent of our 1,400 graduates are employed in key positions within intercollegiate athletics, professional sports, public assembly facilities, sports tours, motor sports, corporate sports organizations, sports media, and the entertainment industries. The loyalty of our alumni and the reputation of the program translate into a wide variety of excellent internship and employment opportunities.

Practical Learning Opportunities 

Learning also take places outside the classroom as students work on class projects, such as the program’s annual alumni symposium and various opportunities offered by the Ohio University Athletic Department.

International Diversity 

The program’s reputation has grown on both the national and international levels, attracting students from Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, Egypt, England, India, Japan, Korea, Kuwait, Malaysia, Mauritius, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Nigeria, Taiwan and Thailand. Our international diversity provides a valuable perspective as the sport industry becomes increasingly globalized.

COSMA Accredited

COSMAOur undergraduate and graduate programs are accredited by the Commission on Sport Management Accreditation (COSMA), a specialized accrediting body that promotes and recognizes excellence in sport management education in colleges at the baccalaureate and graduate levels. 

Learn more about our accreditation here