Postgraduate Rankings 2020
SportBusiness Postgraduate Course Rankings 2020
Welcome to the 2020 SportBusiness Postgraduate Rankings.
#1 - Ohio
#1 – Ohio’s Master of Sports Administration course reclaims top spot
The Master of Sports Administration degree at Ohio University tops our list for the seventh time in nine years.
#2 - University of Massachussets
#2 – University of Massachussets, Amherst MBA/MS in Sport Management
The Isenberg School of Management's flagship sports programme retains its high standards with a second-placed finish in 2020.
#3 - CIES
# 3 – The Fifa Master at The International Centre for Sport Studies
The Fifa Master is Europe's best postgraduate sport management degree.
Alumni profile, AISTS | Thayssa Plum, senior media relations manager at Fifa
Thayssa Plum took the Master of Advanced Studies in Sports Administration and Technology at AISTS in 2011, and is now senior media relations manager at Fifa.
Alumni profile, Columbia | Felicia Ganthier, director of operations, community relations, WWE
Felicia Ganthier is director of operations at the WWE and a graduate of Columbia's MS Sports Management
Alumni profile, Brunel University London | Dr Razan Baker, Saudi Arabian Olympic Committee
Dr Razan Baker graduated from Brunel University London with a PhD in sports sciences in 2014 and was appointed director of international communication at the Saudi Arabian Olympic Committee in 2020.
Research in Focus
AISTS’s research project helps students bridge gap between academia and industry
Magali Louis, head of research and eduction, and Claude Stricker, executive director, discuss how the postgraduate research projects at AISTS are developed and the real-world industry impact they have had.
The balancing act | Universities attempt to address sport’s gender gap
Though slow progress continues to be made, the sports industry remains an overwhelmingly male-dominated one. Adam Nelson talks to three academics from schools who are pushing to correct this on the importance of education to gender-parity in the sector.
Partnerships help universities bridge the gap between academia and industry
As the ties between universities and sports organisations grow closer and educational institutes continue to look for new ways to strengthen their connections to industry, SportBusiness takes a look at…
How sport management courses faced the Covid-19 crisis
While the Covid-19 pandemic has inevitably touched almost every aspect of modern life, the two sectors with which this publication is concerned were arguably among the hardest hit
SIGA University Network harnesses power of education to promote integrity within sport
This year, the Sport Integrity Global Alliance launched the SIGA University Network (SUN), an initiative that connects over 20 educational institutes from 14 different countries worldwide to help to build…