Hundreds of billions of dollars are spent each year across all levels of the sports industry. Despite this, there are relatively few graduate programs across the country that focus on the difficult legal and business issues that face sports executives and “off the field” professionals. Sports at all levels - from youth leagues to college athletics to professional sports - all face important legal, ethical, and business questions – the kinds of questions that this unique program is designed to help its graduates address.
Arizona State University, through the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law and the W. P. Carey School of Business, is distinctively well positioned to offer interdisciplinary, problem solving and opportunity generating focused graduate degrees that provide students with the ability to understand both the market and regulatory forces at play in sports both in the U.S. and internationally.
The Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law will offer three distinct degrees through which students can earn an emphasis in Sports Law and Business:
Courses in the Sports Law and Business program will be taught with a particular focus on developing multidisciplinary problem solving, strategic management and analytical skills. Additionally, an externship experience (also known as a field placement or internship) is required.
Please use the links in the “More Information” box on the right to learn more about the Sports Law and Business program at the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law. You can also Contact Us.
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