Postgraduate Rankings 2021

Welcome… to the 2021 SportBusiness Postgraduate Course Rankings.

#1 - Ohio University’s Master of Sports Administration

The Master of Sports Administration degree at Ohio University tops our list for the eighth time in ten years.

#2 - University of Massachusetts Amherst’s MBA/MS Sport Management

#3 - University of South Florida's Vinik Sport & Entertainment Management Program

Take a look inside the report

Features

Loughborough University has entered the SportBusiness Postgraduate Course Rankings for the first time. Dr Peter Dickenson, part of the MSc Sport Management programme, explains why the university has made sport one of its ‘strategic pillars’, and how its Loughborough-based programme reaps the benefits of its campus environment, where sport is all around.

The Josoor Institute was established in 2013 as the educational arm of Qatar’s World Cup 2022 organising committee, with a goal of securing a long-term dividend from that event by significantly boosting the country’s capacity to host major events. SportBusiness spoke with major stakeholders to discuss how it is working to secure that legacy, and their ambitions for Josoor’s future.

#1 in Europe - The Fifa Master at CIES

The Fifa Master has been our top-ranked course in Europe for nine out of 10 years.

#2 in Europe - AISTS’s Master of Advanced Studies in Sport Administration and Technology

AISTS offers the second-highest ranked course in Europe for the second year in a row.

#3 in Europe | masterSport International Masters in Strategic Management

Features

To mark the milestone of the 10th annual edition of the Postgraduate Rankings, SportBusiness casts an eye back over the evolution of the sports academic sector and speaks to programme directors of the three courses to have topped the list during that time

Last year, SportBusiness spoke with Columbia University’s Scott Rosner and Brunel University London’s Vassil Girginov about how the first few months of the Covid-19 outbreak had affected campus life. Th