Thursday marks the inaugural game of the 2018 FIFA World Cup between Russia and Saudi Arabia. While most will tune in for the dizzying highs and searing lows that have defined the quadrennial celebration of soccer, the World Cup has proven to be a one of few international sporting events that attracts huge audiences and the advertising revenues to match.
As the global presence of sports leagues such as the English Premier League and the National Basketball Association continue to expand, right now couldn't be a more opportune moment for b-schoolers-to-be and graduates alike to explore careers in the sports industry.
With that in mind, we investigated 10 MBA programs that can help people get on the right track to careers in the business of sports.
Here's 10 of the best sports MBA programs that you need to know about:
The University of Liverpool Management School offers an elite education to its MBA students. It is also the only school that offers a program that focuses specifically on football industries. In the program, students learn all the skills necessary to run a successful football club, from observing the law to gaining sponsorships....
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