• Official Master's Degree in
    Sport Management

Boost your future

Career opportunities

Sports Competition

Sporting director of clubs, federations or other sport organizations.

Management of Sports Organizations

Finance director of sport organizations.
Human resources director of sport organizations.
Director of sports and leisure companies.

Facilities and Sports Events

Managing director of sports facilities.
Managing director of sport event management companies.

Community Sports

Manager of sports centers and municipal facilities.
Manager of non-profit sports foundations.
Sports manager of public sector organizations.

Sports Consulting

Sports services consultant.

Sports Journalism

Sports journalist/commentator.

Marketing and Sponsorship

Marketing director of sport organizations.
Sports sponsorship manager.


Official Master's Degree in Sport Management Online

The Official Master's Degree in Sport Management is an 11 months program that delves into the most important aspects of management applied to sport.

Strategic Management and Economics of Sport

Financial Management of Sport Organizations

Management, Innovation and Leadership of Sport Organizations

Sport Marketing

Sport Sponsorship

Facilities Management

Event Management


Master's Dissertation


The Official Master's Degree in Sport Management Online includes a mandatory internship equal to 9 ECTS. The Program of External Practices (PPE) gathers the actions that the institution does in relation to the offer and demand of short duration working experiences for the students of the Johan Cruyff Institute, in order to acquire a professional experience in the sector and be able to put their sport management knowledge into practice.

Johan Cruyff

“In my opinion, athletes possess remarkable qualities. They are committed, eager to improve and goal-oriented. With these traits and the right academic training, these athletes can become successful leaders in the world of sport management. Our programs are designed for them and for coaches, managers and others with a passion for sport. Who better to serve the best interests of sport than someone who has the heart of an athlete?”

Johan Cruyff

Basic data

Official Master's Degree in Sport Management Online


11 months


September 16, 2019






Payment by installments available


Limited places available - enroll now!

The main objective of the Official Master's Degree in Sport Management Online is to train you to use management tools to help you recognize business opportunities, develop strategies, anticipate changes, optimize resources and analyze information judiciously, without the obstacles of time or place and adapting the pace of study to your individual workload and availability.


  • Learning 3.0: flexible schedules, different learning environments and technologies.
  • World-class faculty: interaction with expert faculty and industry professionals.
  • Collaborative tools, teamwork, communication and debate.
  • Sports-industry oriented: training that approaches the business sector of the sports industry.
  • Learning from experience: designed for professional improvement.

Academic Degree

  • Official Master's Degree in Sport Management from the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona.

Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona

Official Master's Degree in Sport Management Online

The Johan Cruyff Institute and Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona collaborate in teaching, employability and cooperation. Both institutions deliver a joint Official Master's Degree in Sport Management, linked to the Faculty of Economics and Business of the UAB. The Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona ranked first university in Spain by the 2015-2016 edition of the Times Higher Education World University Rankings, occupying position 146 in the world ranking.

All students of the Official Master's Degree in Sport Management can benefit from the services the UAB makes available to students in their Campus Bellaterra, among others:

  • Professional Careers
  • Entrepreneurs network
  • Languages services
  • Free access to sport facilities
  • Libraries services
  • UAB student card


You can study the Official Master's Degree in Sport Management on campus in Barcelona in Spanish, and/or online in English and Spanish.

Official Master Degree in Sport Management Barcelona



Official Master's Degree in Sport Management Online


Spanish / English