MBA Sports Management - Course Overview

Duration: 2 yrs |Mode: Regular|Avg. Fees: 2,75,000 / Year

About MBA Sports Management

MBA in Sports Management comprises a curriculum that helps the aspirants in developing skills like planning, budgeting, organising, controlling, directing, leading and evaluating a sports activity or event. The programme imparts knowledge regarding various strategic management techniques to manage sports events.

Candidates are also required to understand the management of a sports team or institution in order to seek jobs in the sports industry. The course covers different aspects of sports management including accounts, sports law, fundraising, sports marketing, etc. in order to prepare the candidates for different types of jobs in the industry.

MBA Sports Management Highlights

Check all the important details about MBA in Sports Management from the table given below.

Short Name

Master in Business Administration in Sports Management 

Full Name

MBA in Sports Management 






2 Years

Exam Type


Minimum Qualification Requirement

Bachelor Degree with 50% marks

Selection Process

Entrance Exam+ Scores in Bachelors’ degree

Average Initial Salary

INR 2 to 9 lacs per annum

Employment Opportunities

NGOs, Sports clubs, Recreation facilities, National sporting associations

Top Profiles

Sports agent, Sports nutritionist, Management trainee, Athletic director, Sports instructor

MBA - Sports Management Eligibility Criteria

Applicants applying for admission to MBA in Sports Management must have fulfilled the eligibility criteria decided by the college. The eligibility criteria for MBA Sports Management is provided below.

  • Passed Bachelor's degree in any relevant discipline.

  • Minimum percentage required for admission in MBA in Sports Management is 50%. 

MBA Sports Management Admission Process

Candidates who have applied for admission in MBA Sports Management will be selected on the basis of scores in the qualifying examination and entrance examination. Selected candidates will be called for group discussion and personal interview round. It must be noted that every college accepts scores of different MBA entrance exams. Candidates may check the table provided below to know about some of the entrance exams available for MBA in Sports Management. 

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Common Admission Test


Symbiosis National Aptitude


Common Management Admission Test


Management Aptitude Test


Maharashtra Common Entrance Test

If you want to apply for admission in MBA Sports Management then you can fill Common Admission Form or call our toll free number 18005729877.

Top Colleges for MBA Sports Management

Check the table provided below to take a look at some of the well-known colleges for MBA Sports Management.



CT University, Ludhiana

INR 65,000

Swami Vivekananda University, Kolkata

INR 1,21,000

NSHM Knowledge Campus, Kolkata

INR 3,08,000

SVU, Kolkata

INR 1,21,000

Jain University, Bangalore

INR 4,40,000

MBA - Sports Management Syllabus

First Year:


Human Resources Management

Quantitative Business Methods

Sports Law

Accounting for Managers

Sponsorship and Fund Raising

Facilities & Event Management

Organisational Behaviour

Marketing Management


Second Year:

Sports Marketing Management

Strategic Management

Media Relations & Sports

Project Paper

Financial Management Applications for Sports

Business communication

Sports and society




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Career Options and Job Prospects

There are various jobs that students can apply for after completing their graduation and post-graduation. Following are some of the options that you have:

Government Jobs: With 52 approved national sports federation in India, you can apply for government jobs in this field and secure a high paying job.

Private Business Sector: After pursuing an MBA in sports management, you can also pursue a career in sports marketing and advertising. This field offers some of the highest salaries in this industry.

Entertainment and Sports Event: Sporting event management is another good option for aspirants in this field. With various leagues and international tournaments organised in India, there are a plethora of opportunities.

Salary will vary according to the position offered to you and the type of organisation you are working with. However, you can expect a starting salary of Rs. 2.5 lakh to 3 lakh per annum. Choosing the college and stream wisely is important before enrolling in any programme. With the right guidance and training, you will be able to lead a successful career in this field.

Related Questions

How to apply For MBA program with only UG marks in hand against vacant seat in the institutions?As per the AICTE notice dated 25 August 2020 which allows to fill up the vacant seats by considering only UG marks.

-HarshitUpdated on September 13, 2020 11:48 AM
  • 1 Answer
Shreya Sareen, CollegeDekho Expert

Dear Student,

You are advised to confirm whether your selected college is accepting admission on the basis of UG Marks and if there are some vacant seats or not. Once you have confirmed that, you can fill the application form of the college. Details regarding the eligibility criteria and admission process can be checked from the official website of the college. You can also contact the college to know more about the admission process. It should be noted that the guidelines decided by the AICTE will only be valid for the 2020-2021 admissions session. If you are looking for admission ...


MBA admission : In which month , the admissions for MBA will start?

-AdminUpdated on September 10, 2020 04:52 PM
  • 13 Answers
Shreya Sareen, CollegeDekho Expert

Dear Student,

The registration for MBA at LPU begins in September and January. However, due to COVID-19, the last date of application has now been extended until May 31, 2020. To get admission into MBA at LPU, you can appear for LPUNEST or CAT. On the basis of your score in the entrance exam, you will be shortlisted and then called for further rounds of interview.



Does Chandigarh University offer any MBA scholarship? If it does, what is the eligibility criteria to get MBA scholarship.

-KapilUpdated on September 08, 2020 03:03 PM
  • 3 Answers
Shreya Sareen, CollegeDekho Expert

Dear Student,

Yes, Chandigarh University does offer MBA scholarships. If you have appeared for the CAT exam, you can apply for a Merit Scholarship for MBA students. As per the eligibility criteria for MBA scholarships at CU, if you have scored 80% or above in CAT, you will get a scholarship worth 50% of the semester fee, if your score is between 75-79.99 per cent, you will get a scholarship worth 25% of the semester fee and if you score between 70-74.99%, 10% of the semester fee will be covered.

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What are the top colleges offering MBA - Sports Management courses ?

Following are some of the top colleges offering Management courses : Indian Institute of Management (Kozhikode) , Faculty of Management Studies (Delhi) , Sydenham Institute of Management Studies Research and Entrepreneurship Education (Mumbai) , Institute of Management Technology (Ghaziabad) , Institute of Management-Christ University (Bangalore). You can explore these colleges on our website to check if they offer MBA - Sports Management or not.

What is the average fee for the course MBA - Sports Management ?

The average fee for MBA - Sports Management is INR 5,00,000 per year.

What is the duration of the course MBA - Sports Management ?

MBA - Sports Management is a 2 year course.

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