Frequently Asked Questions


MSBA provides aspiring young professionals an unparalleled opportunity to live, learn, work and play in the epicenter of global sports business. Our flagship immersion program runs eight weeks and is designed for intense professional and personal growth.

With the incredible support of leading organizations from every industry sector, MSBA’s dedicated team delivers a turnkey experience that includes tailored internship placements, membership to our carefully curated network, private teachings from today’s leading influencers, interactive development workshops, exclusive office visits, lifelong mentorship pairings and much more.

Simply put, MSBAers are uniquely positioned to discover and pursue their true callings within the diverse and constantly evolving business of sports.

We are competitively priced next to comparable experiential learning opportunities and study abroad programs. Please request more information here for additional background on tuition, housing and what’s included in the experience.
Finding a safe, reliable and convenient place to live in New York can be overwhelming and expensive. To alleviate, MSBA partners with Educational Housing Services to offer our members discounted student group housing in one of the city’s finest dorm facilities.

While participants are not required to live in pre-arranged MSBA Housing accommodations, we do strongly encourage our entire cohort take advantage of this opportunity as an important way to maximize relationship building with fellow peers during the program.

Full details for MSBA 2018 will be announced in the coming months and all selected participants will have exclusive access.

Participants must be enrolled in or have recently graduated from an accredited college or university plus eligible to work in the United States. See below for more information regarding international candidate requirements.
Absolutely. Each country has its own respective requirements for student/internship visas. Consult your country’s embassy to learn more as MSBA does not provide work visas and applicants are responsible for securing their own paperwork. Please call us to discuss how we can assist or request more information here.
The MSBA Office of Admissions seeks applicants with strong performance in the classroom, extracurricular campus leadership efforts, relevant work experience, professional online presence, diverse industry knowledge and a passion for learning.
We keep the program intimate and exclusive to maximize opportunities for those involved. No previous MSBA class has exceeded 25 participating members to date.
The flagship immersion program spans eight weeks during the summer. MSBA 2018 will run from June 10th to August 4th.
We often accommodate late arrivals, early departures, and other unique circumstances with advance coordination.
MSBA is not an accredited university, but members often receive course credit through our Internship Providers. We work closely with each respective candidate and our corresponding partner organization to ensure the best matches with this criteria in mind.
MSBA does not control or influence compensation offered by our Internship Providers. Roles will vary between paid and unpaid with course credit as a substitute depending on the company. It’s also important to note our profiling and placement process emphasizes personalization and strength of fit above all other criteria.
Yes. Our dedicated team will collaborate with your Internship Provider to coordinate logistics and expectations. MSBA’s exclusive programming, services and network are an invaluable complement to your traditional internship.
MSBA’s program is designed to cultivate the skills, network and vision necessary to thrive in sports business. We pair this with lifelong membership to an expanding community of industry influencers eager to assist in your ongoing development.

We do not guarantee full-time employment upon completion of the program; however, our Alumni consistently go on to work for the most prestigious and innovative companies in sports. Check out a full list here.

You can apply now for MSBA 2018 directly through our website, and applications will close February 28, 2018.

MSBA admits members on a rolling basis during the application period and shortly thereafter. This process allows us to accommodate the lead time necessary for quality Internship Placement and other program customization.