Why Concordia University Chicago?

As a distinctive, comprehensive university of The Lutheran Church–Missouri Synod, based in the liberal arts, Concordia University Chicago equips men and women to lead and serve with integrity, creativity, competence and compassion in a diverse, interconnected world.





MBA, Sports Management Specialization

The MBA, Sports Management Specialization program is designed for students who would like to enter the growing sports industry as business leaders. Students gain an understanding of the managerial, administrative and business aspects of sports. There are many types of sports organizations, and Concordia-Chicago prepares students for a wide variety of career options. Graduates can discover opportunities at universities, talent agencies, major and minor league teams and sports facilities. Sports management is a competitive field and job growth expected to outpace many other industries.

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  • Managing and Leading Effective Organizations
  • Ethics, Law & Communication in Decision Making
  • Global Marketing in the Digital Era
  • Organizational Behavior
  • Economics for Management
  • Entrepreneurialism & Innovation
  • Accounting for Decision Making
  • Managing Human Capital (HR, HCM, Global Teams)
  • Statistics Applied to Managerial Problems
  • Financial Management
  • Global Management
  • Capstone Course

Sports Management Specialization Courses

  • Economics of Sports
  • Sport Finance
  • The Essentials in Law of Sports
  • Level the Playing Field: Diversity in Sports