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Get involved in more aspects of athletics with your online MBA in Sport Management.  

Move Forward Faster

When you're looking for a master's degree, you want a smart investment. Southeast's online MBA in sport management is backed by three different accrediting bodies, so you know you're getting a superior education.

Pursue Your Passion

Turn your confidence on the course, court, or field into a successful career. Utilize the latest technology in production, controls, and communications to help others enjoy athletic activities in a wide variety of careers.

100% Flexible

With the sport management MBA at Southeast, you'll never need to be on campus. 100% online so you have the flexibility to earn your degree on your timeline.


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Top 5% 
business programs worldwide

Top 3 
MBA program in Missouri

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  • NIBS accreditation recognizes quality internationally
  • Potential credit for prior experience and learning
  • Just 5 prerequisites required
  • Faculty mentors
  • Courses reviewed with Quality Matters
AACSB accreditation
NIBS accreditation
COSMA accreditation

We let our graduates do the talking...

"I always knew my Southeast education would provide a good, solid foundation for my future education and experiences. Also, going to a school within close proximity to St. Louis helped build excellent networking opportunities and relationships with individuals."Nick Wierciak '02, VP of Ticketing, Premium and Suite Sales, St. Louis Blues

Our Alumni Go Places.

Below are just a few examples of the companies who hire graduates from the Harrison College of Business and Computing at Southeast Missouri State.

  • Anders CPAs + Advisors /AT&T
  • Bunge North America
  • Dell Secureworks
  • DHL Supply Chain
  • Edward Jones
  • Ernst & Young
  • Four Seasons Hotels & Resorts
  • Garmin
  • Google
  • JPMorgan Chase
  • KPMG
  • Major Brands
  • Metlife
  • MGM Resorts International
  • Microsoft
  • Mondi
  • Northwestern Mutual
  • Qualtrics
  • pwc
  • TDAmeritrade
  • TG Missouri
  • The Bank of Missouri
  • Thompson Financial Advisors
  • TricorBraun
  • Tyson Foods Inc.
  • U.S. Bank
  • Vizient, Inc.

The Master of Business Administration in Sport Management program will help you combine your career with your passions outside of the office.

  • [Overall GPA x 200] + [GMAT score: 500 or above] = 1,000 or above
    GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale with a Graduate Record Exam (GRE) of 147 for both Verbal Reasoning and Quantitative Reasoning, and 3.5 or higher in Analytical Writing.
  • When it is not possible to determine academic eligibility by transcript, the graduate business program reserves the right to request further evidence of academic eligibility.
  • Grade of at least “C” on all undergraduate foundation (prerequisite) courses.
  • All undergraduate requirements for admission shall be satisfied before enrolling in the MBA required core or MBA elective courses.

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  • SM540: Legal Aspects of Sport and Physical Activity- Be introduced to various legal principles applicable to the sport industry. (3)
  • SM570: Management and Leadership in Sport Organizations- Better understand and apply management concepts to sport organization operations. (3)
  • SM610: Learn principles and practices for international, collegiate, and professional sport. (3)

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  • Dr. Beth Easter is the director of the sport management program at Southeast Missouri State University. She earned her Ph.D. in Sport Administration and Educational Policy and Leadership at the University of Kansas and has more than 12 years of experience in sport through coaching and athletic administration and 15 years of teaching experience in higher education. She has also been the Faculty Athletics Representative for Southeast since 2011.

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