Become an international sports business professional

English course only


In response to the growing demand from the sports business market for trained high-level managers with an international profile, particularly in anticipation of the organization of major world sporting events in France (Rugby World Cup "France 2023", Olympic Games "PARIS 2024"), EDC Paris Business School offers an M.Sc In program in English and with an international vocation, in conjunction with the expertise of SMS in the sports industry.
The program, which combines the academic rigor of EDC Paris Business School with the professional expertise of the Sports Management School, offers students the opportunity to exchange with other students of the group worldwide in order to acquire multicultural expertise and experience regarding the challenges of the sector.

  • To train tomorrow's managers with a global and operational vision of the sports business sector
  • To develop a diverse knowledge of the sports sector (sports marketing, sponsoring etc.)
  • To train managers with the ability to have a global vision in order to anticipate and implement changes
  • To provide future sports business managers and leaders with the best strategic thinking skills. 

Assets of the program

  • Solid academic background in management and administration
  • Specialization focused on the sports business
  • Innovative pedagogy
  • The acquisition of a dual degree (EDC et SMS)


  • Corporate finance
  • Ethics, CSR and Sustainability
  • Entrepreneurship ecosystem
  • Strategic management
  • MIS and project management
  • Business English
  • Self development
  • Business Development
  • Human Ressources Management
  • Entrepreunerial finance and accounting management
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Big Data and Knowledge management
  • Business English
  • Business English
  • Career developement
  • Mastering global landscape and strategic models of sport business industries
  • Understanding sociology and history of sport
  • Managing corporate finance and performance in the sport business industry
  • Defining sport businesses branding strategy
  • Sport Tourism development
  • Sport Marketing and sponsorship
  • Mastering digital marketing and analytics in sport business
  • French or English as a foreign language
  • Personal and career development
  • Research methods
  • Mastering the specificities of sport good products
  • Sport facilities operations Management
  • Managing sport business retail in a multichannel perspective
  • Sports Product Management
  • Managing sports events
  • Esports management
  • French or English as a foreign language
  • Personal and career development

Beginning of courses

October 2021


French and International students:

  • Masters 1 and 2: €26,000
  • Master 1: €13,000

Admission Modalities


  • French or foreign students with a French Baccalaureate +3/+4 level pursuing their studies and wishing to embark on a career in the sports business sector
  • Post graduate students who want to become experts in sports business
  • High level athletes or professionals in the world of sport in professional transition


  • 1st year: have a French Baccalaureate level degree + a 3 year degree (180 ECTS credits)
  • 2nd year: have a French Baccalaureate level degree + a 4 year degree (240 ECTS credits)
  • Special cases: have a French Baccalaureate level degree + a 3 year degree (subject to certain conditions) and professionals wishing to specialize in sports management.

Admission based on an application file and a motivation interview.

No prior knowledge of French is necessary; however, French courses are strongly recommended for non-French speakers in the program.

Assessment Procedures

Lectures combined with blended learning sessions and case studies provided by our partner companies.

  • Continuous assessment
  • Final and oral exam 
  • Professional thesis: written paper and oral defense.


Professionals can apply to have their skills acquired in a professional situation recognized through a VAE process.

For more information, contact our Admissions Department by email at admissions@edcparis.edu or by phone at +33(0)7 64 77 50 38


We remain at your disposal by e-mail: 

Pedagogical Director Master Cycle : Laura Haddad - informations@edcparis.edu

Contact for the Disability Advisor Isabelle Fontanella : ifontanella@edcparis.edu

Schooling contact : Laurie-Anne Marquez informations@edcparis.edu

Career Opportunities

  • Marketing Manager
  • Sales & Business Development Coordinator
  • Head of partnerships / sponsors
  • Project Manager
  • Event Manager
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