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Why Choose OHIO's Professional MSA?

We're ranked #1 in sport business graduate education.

For the fourth year in a row, OHIO's Professional Master of Sports Administration program has been ranked the best online program in the world by SportBusiness Professional. We believe the combination of online education and in-person residencies provides the best experience for sport business graduate education and professional development. 

Professional MSA

The Professional MSA is designed for working sport professionals to advance their education without putting your career on hold. The curriculum is delivered in a manageable, online format that provides students with a master’s level understanding of core sport business principles. But you'll also learn outside the classroom through engaging class projects, symposiums, and networking opportunities. 

SAFM Alumni Network

More than 85 percent of our 1,700+ 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 networking and career development opportunities.

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