Sport Management in Orange County
Learn more about the MA in Sport Management program at USF's Orange County Campus.
The sport management program serves the needs and schedules of today's busy students. The curriculum consists of 36 units and classes meet one evening per week from 6:00 to 10:00 p.m., allowing students to complete their master’s degree in just 23 months.
Sport Management has been educating industry professionals since 1991. This long standing track record gives students an insider advantage of the sports world. With over 2,500 alumni working in the United States and throughout the world, the impact of USF Sport Management continues to make a significant, global impact in sport. Students earn a Master's degree in 23 months, with classes meeting just one evening a week. On average, students complete approximately 1,000 hours of internships in sport organizations at the professional, collegiate, private and public sectors.
With classes offered at two locations, San Francisco and Orange County, USF has established itself as one of the leading Sport Management Master's programs in the world. An identical curriculum is offered between campuses allowing students the flexibility to seek out internships and jobs from Sacramento to San Diego. Furthermore, students have the ability to transfer between campuses if internship or job opportunities become available. With the full-time faculty teaching at both campus locations, the transition is seamless.
One of the greatest assets of USF Sport Management's program is our faculty. World-class faculty members, all with active roles in the sport industry educate students by doing, not just by lecturing. Our professors have unmatched experience in sports- they are TV hosts, sport broadcasters, athletics directors, and front office executives. Your residency in the program is an opportunity to build a network of professional contacts that can serve as the foundation for lifelong career growth. Faculty, guest speakers, staff, alumni, and fellow students provide referrals to key personnel for insight about career strategies, organizations of interest, and new opportunities.