Feb 27, 2024  
2020-2021 Shepherd University Catalog 
2020-2021 Shepherd University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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MBA 526 - Professional Sport Field School

(3cr) A field-experience travel program that gives students a unique hands-on experience in the realm of professional sports organizations. The course is designed to introduce students to the business model of professional sports in the United States, ranging from analytics to budgeting, to  marketing, finance and operations. Students travel to destinations in various regions of the country, including both minor and major league organizations. Students meet with officials from various sport organizations, attend lectures, and participate in organized class discussions, and tour training and sport facilities.

Following the completion of each Field School, each student is required to submit a detailed research paper, similar to a master’s thesis.

NOTE: Costs for travel are an additional expense.

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