Sport Management Alum at Chase Center

Sport Management, MS

Educating industry professionals since 1991, USF has established itself as one of the leading sport management master's programs in the world. Our mission is to develop responsible, ethical, and inclusive leaders for the sport industry, who have the current and future technical and management skills required to build winning sport organizations that benefit society. Our locations in San Francisco and Orange County give you broad access to opportunity, and our long track record gives you an inside advantage.


Program on the West Coast

SportBusiness 2023

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The Summer 2024 application is open (San Francisco and SoCal): Round 4 application date is May 15, 2024. Round 4 decisions will be released by June 15th.

Sport Management Program Highlights

  • A Legacy of Sport Management— Our track record of educating industry professionals since 1991 gives you an insider's edge in the world of sports. Tap a network of over 2,500 alumni who are leaders in the industry as you spend 1,000 hours of internship experience with professional teams, universities, and agencies worldwide.
  • Locations in San Francisco and Orange County— Seek internships and jobs from Sacramento to San Diego. With our full-time faculty teaching at both campuses, you can seamlessly transfer from one campus to another. Earn a Master of Science in Sport Management degree in 23 months with classes one evening a week.
  • Leaders of the Sports Industry— Our professors are TV hosts, sports broadcasters, athletic directors, and front-office executives. You'll learn by doing, not just by listening, and our professors, guest speakers, staff, alumni, and fellow students give you referrals to key people for insight on career strategies, organizations of interest, and new opportunities.

8 Tips for a Successful Career in the Sport Industry

Whether you are working for ESPN, the Golden State Warriors, or in University athletics, this guide will help you understand norms in the sports industry and keys to advance your career.

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Tammy Serrato holding a basketball in front of a banner for the Warriors.

Tammy Serrato

Coordinator, VIP Guest Services - Golden State Warriors

The Student Experience

Being able to get hands-on training from the industry directly, all while applying what you learn each week in class, was really important. The networking and the alumni pool also made me choose USF.”

Tammy Serrato

Coordinator, VIP Guest Services - Golden State Warriors

Sport Management, MS

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San Francisco, CA

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