Drexel LeBow’s Sport Business programs provide unparalleled expertise in academic and career development that allows students to gain the relevant experience and industry connections necessary to excel in their ideal career.
Drexel University LeBow College of Business offers a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and a Master of Science in Sport Business. An emphasis on blending academic and career development is what set Drexel's programs apart and give students a foot-in-the-door to this exclusive industry. The programs focus on the business of sport and emphasize the fundamental principles of business as applied to today's most relevant fields within sport business.
Drexel University has a long-standing history in providing quality education, which is built on over 100 years of partnering with industry leaders. In-class instruction is supplemented by hands-on learning opportunities through Drexel’s renowned cooperative education program (co-op), consulting projects, international residencies, internships and more.
Students across all programs receive support from dedicated academic and career advising staff and connect with industry leaders through on-campus events, site visits, online seminars and more.
Faculty include a well-rounded mix of leading academics who bring years of experience and a wealth of knowledge to the classroom. Each has a unique area of expertise ranging from law and economics to marketing and ticketing, and social issues and civil rights. Faculty and staff work closely with individual students to guide them into the area of the industry that best suit their interests and career goals.
Through faculty support, industry collaboration and project-based learning our graduates are well suited to excel in this exciting industry.
MS Sport Business
The MS in Sport Business program's faculty have a wide range of areas of expertise and deep-rooted industry connections allowing unparalleled opportunities for interdisciplinary research, networking and career development. The program is offered online during our Fall and Spring terms in a flexible or accelerated format to meet a wide range of learning and lifestyles.
BSBA in Sport Business/MBA Dual Degree
Drexel’s BSBA Sport Business/MBA dual degree program offers select candidates an opportunity to earn a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, majoring in Sport Business and an MBA degree, in just 5 years. The result is a powerful, nationally recognized credential from one of the country’s most established providers of higher education. With the opportunity to participate in two co-op offerings, students will gain up to 12 months of full-time, real-world work experience. The combination of these two AACSB-accredited programs prepares students for a career in a wide range of sport-related professions.
BS in Business Administration, Sport Business major
The BS in Business Administration (BSBA) in Sport Business directly applies the principles of business to the sport industry through advanced academics and experiential learning. This AACSB-accredited undergraduate program offers business foundations and a sports business core with coursework in sport leadership, facility and event management, sport law, economics of sports, ticket sales, media relations and digital media in sport. With the opportunity to participate in three co-op offerings, students will gain up to 18 months of full-time, real-world work experience.
BSBA in Esport Business/MBA Dual Degree
Drexel’s BSBA in Esport Business/MBA dual degree program offers qualified candidates an opportunity to earn a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, majoring in Esport Business and an MBA degree, in just 5 years. With the opportunity to participate in two co-op offerings, students will gain up to 12 months of full-time, real-world work experience, giving students a competitive edge when entering the job market.
BSBA in Esport Business
The BSBA in Esport Business is designed for students who plan to pursue careers in the industry of competitive video gaming. This AACSB-accredited undergraduate program draws on the strengths of offerings in game design, game management and the required business administration core. Students will take a deep dive in a variety of topics, and students can match their skills, abilities and interests to a specific niche within the industry. Students may choose a minor or create their own specialization in consultation with their academic advisor. With the opportunity to participate in three co-op offerings, students will gain up to 18 months of full-time, real-world work experience.