You Can Now Go to Graduate School for Hockey

Your dream of running a hockey franchise just got one step closer to reality

Alec Martinez of the Los Angeles Kings celebrates with the Stanley Cup after the Kings' victory over the New York Rangers on June 13, 2014, in Los Angeles.

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Your dream of running a hockey franchise just got one step closer to reality. Athabasca University, in Canada, announced last week that it is launching a “Business of Hockey” executive MBA program, which will be delivered online to a select group of students starting in May. The program offers a slate of courses that delve into the specific demands of the business side of the sport, as well as more standard management courses. Students will learn how to breed hockey fans, manage the chaos of game days, and balance the need to win championships with other objectives set by team owners.

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