List of Accredited Online Degrees

The Sports Management concentration of a business degree program delves into the core concepts associated with the aspects of business practices within the sporting industry. The sports industry has seen growth for the role of a well-trained and educated business student with the unique specialization in Sports Management. Many colleges and universities now offer bachelors and masters degrees in sport management to satisfy the need across many different sports and business avenues.

The specialization as an undergraduate degree seeking student in sport management, offers students the professionalism and skill set needed to apply the necessary business principles to the sport industry. Students of the Sports Management concentration will most likely enroll in courses introducing topics and concepts such as: accounting, management, marketing, economics, computer applications, sports in culture, sports information, interscholastic, intercollegiate and professional sports, facility management, sport ethics, sport marketing, sport law and sport finance.

The core coursework in a sports management degree is expanding on a niche business degree. The subjects will educate students on the surprising amount of business behind the sport. The required knowledge and critical thinking skills needed to be successful in a sports-centric company will be provided by the strong foundation learned with a business/sports management degree. The multifaceted business degree can be structured to apply in many areas of any organization. Graduates with a specialized degree in Sports Management will be able to seek entry level positions within a sports industry with a significant advantage among others due to high demand with few job applicants.

Job responsibilities of the sports manager graduate vary with the type of organization, area of the sport industry, and level of management needed. The dynamic involvement of all business aspects related to the success of a sport, relay heavily on the experience and training received from the higher education from an academic institution. The accountant, the marketing agent, the stadium manager and the sales of licensed materials all are engineered from combing the core business concepts with the lucrative sports industry. The graduate will have the abilities to succeed in a multitude of environments.

 

List of Accredited Online Degrees

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B.S. in Sports Management

The Bachelor of Science in Sports Management prepares students for careers in the sports industry. The core curriculum emphasizes the development of the functional area skills required to become e...

  • Sector of Institution:
    Private, for-profit, 4-year or above
  • Religious Affiliation:

    Interdenominational

  • Degree Level:
    Bachelor
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    120
  • Credit Type:
    Per Semester Credit

MS - Sport Psychology

Capella University's online Master's in Sport Psychology program builds your ability to address athletic performance, motivation, and recovery. With your Master's in Sport Psyc...

  • Sector of Institution:
    Private, for-profit, 4-year or above
  • Religious Affiliation:

    N/A

  • Degree Level:
    Master
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    55
  • Credit Type:
    Per Quarter Credit

Sports Marketing and Media Bachelor of Science Degree

This program is designed to help students learn the principles of marketing while using new media strategies to help sports organizations reach fans.  Course Highlights:

  • Sector of Institution:
    Private, for-profit, 4-year or above
  • Religious Affiliation:

    N/A

  • Degree Level:
    Bachelor
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    120
  • Credit Type:
    Per Semester Credit
  • Master in Athletic Administration

    • Sector of Institution:
    • Religious Affiliation:
    • Degree Level:
      Master
    • Delivery format:
      Mostly Online
    • Credit hrs to complete:
      36
    • Credit Type:

    Master of Science in Sport Management / Sport Administration (Thesis)

    The Master of Science in Sport Management-Sport Administration program is designed to enhance a student’s leadership and management expertise. The program’s courses aim to provide an e...

    • Sector of Institution:
      Private, not-for-profit, 4-year or above
    • Religious Affiliation:

      Christian

    • Degree Level:
      Master
    • Delivery format:
      100% Online
    • Credit hrs to complete:
      36
    • Credit Type:

    Master of Science in Sport Management

    The Master of Science in Sport Management - General Non-Thesis degree is designed to strengthen the necessary expertise and knowledge required for a solid understanding of the sport management ind...

    • Sector of Institution:
      Private, not-for-profit, 4-year or above
    • Religious Affiliation:

      Christian

    • Degree Level:
      Master
    • Delivery format:
      100% Online
    • Credit hrs to complete:
      36
    • Credit Type:

    Master of Science in Sport Management / Outdoor Adventure (Thesis Track)

    Liberty University offers an online Master of Science in Sport Management with an emphasis on Outdoor Adventure (Thesis Track).  The outdoor specialization is designed for students who wish t...

    • Sector of Institution:
      Private, not-for-profit, 4-year or above
    • Religious Affiliation:

      Christian

    • Degree Level:
      Master
    • Delivery format:
      100% Online
    • Credit hrs to complete:
      36
    • Credit Type:

    Graduate Certificate in Sport Management

    Liberty University’s Graduate Certificate in Sport Management program is intended for students who would like to manage an athletic program or sport organization. The program is designed to ...

    • Sector of Institution:
      Private, not-for-profit, 4-year or above
    • Religious Affiliation:

      Christian

    • Degree Level:
      Certificate
    • Delivery format:
      Hybrid
    • Credit hrs to complete:
      9
    • Credit Type:

    Graduate Certificate in Outdoor Adventure Sport

    Liberty University’s Graduate Certificate in Outdoor and Adventure Sport program is designed to strengthen the student’s real-world skills and prepare them for outdoor adventure leader...

    • Sector of Institution:
      Private, not-for-profit, 4-year or above
    • Religious Affiliation:

      Christian

    • Degree Level:
      Certificate
    • Delivery format:
      100% Online
    • Credit hrs to complete:
      9
    • Credit Type:

    BA Sports and Recreation Management Entrepreneurship Specialization

    A Bachelor of Arts in Sports and Recreation Management with a specialization in Entrepreneurship is offered at Ashford University to interested students. Some fields available to those who hold th...

    • Sector of Institution:
      Private, for-profit, 4-year or above
    • Religious Affiliation:
    • Degree Level:
      Bachelor
    • Delivery format:
      100% Online
    • Credit hrs to complete:
      120
    • Credit Type:
      Per Semester Credit

    BA Sports and Recreation Management Finance Specialization

    A Bachelor of Arts in Sports and Recreation Management with a specialization in Finance is offered at Ashford University to interested students. Some fields available to those who hold the Sports ...

    • Sector of Institution:
      Private, for-profit, 4-year or above
    • Religious Affiliation:
    • Degree Level:
      Bachelor
    • Delivery format:
      100% Online
    • Credit hrs to complete:
      120
    • Credit Type:
      Per Semester Credit

    BA Sports and Recreation Management Information Systems Specialization

    Ashford University offers a Bachelor of Arts in Sports and Recreation Management with a specialization in Information Systems to students interested in developing their business and technical skil...

    • Sector of Institution:
      Private, for-profit, 4-year or above
    • Religious Affiliation:
    • Degree Level:
      Bachelor
    • Delivery format:
      100% Online
    • Credit hrs to complete:
      120
    • Credit Type:
      Per Semester Credit

    BA Sports and Recreation Management Marketing Specialization

    A Bachelor of Arts in Sports and Recreation Management with a specialization in Marketing is offered at Ashford University to students interested in pursuing a career in the managerial sector of t...

    • Sector of Institution:
      Private, for-profit, 4-year or above
    • Religious Affiliation:
    • Degree Level:
      Bachelor
    • Delivery format:
      100% Online
    • Credit hrs to complete:
      120
    • Credit Type:
      Per Semester Credit

    BA Sports and Recreation Management Project Management Specialization

    A Bachelor of Arts in Sports and Recreation Management with a specialization in Marketing is offered at Ashford University to students interested in pursuing a career in the managerial sector of t...

    • Sector of Institution:
      Private, for-profit, 4-year or above
    • Religious Affiliation:
    • Degree Level:
      Bachelor
    • Delivery format:
      100% Online
    • Credit hrs to complete:
      120
    • Credit Type:
      Per Semester Credit

    Associate of Applied Science in Business Administration / Health Club Operations

    Consider the health club operations concentration if your desired position requires you to oversee the business-related aspects of a health club or fitness center, including creating and overseein...

    • Sector of Institution:
      Private, for-profit, 4-year or above
    • Religious Affiliation:

      None

    • Degree Level:
      Associate
    • Delivery format:
      100% Online
    • Credit hrs to complete:
      90
    • Credit Type:
      Per Quarter Credit

    Bachelor of Science in Management with a concentration in Sport Management

    Post University offers a Bachelor of Science in Management Degree with a concentration in Sports Management that is well suited for individuals who wish to enhance their knowledge in management an...

    • Sector of Institution:
      4-year, Private for-profit
    • Religious Affiliation:

      None

    • Degree Level:
      Bachelor
    • Delivery format:
      100% Online
    • Credit hrs to complete:
      120
    • Credit Type:

    Bachelor of Science in Sport Management

    Post University offers a Bachelor of Science in Sports Management Degree that is well suited for students who are passionate about sports and wish to pursue a rewarding career utilizing management...

    • Sector of Institution:
      4-year, Private for-profit
    • Religious Affiliation:

      None

    • Degree Level:
      Bachelor
    • Delivery format:
      100% Online
    • Credit hrs to complete:
      120
    • Credit Type:

    Master of Education / Sports Management

    • Sector of Institution:
    • Religious Affiliation:
    • Degree Level:
      Master
    • Delivery format:
      100% Online
    • Credit hrs to complete:
      10
    • Credit Type:

    Doctor of Education / Sports Management

    ...

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    • Religious Affiliation:
    • Degree Level:
      Doctorate
    • Delivery format:
      100% Online
    • Credit hrs to complete:
      18
    • Credit Type:
      Course

    Doctor of Philosophy in Education / Sports Management

    ...

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    • Religious Affiliation:
    • Degree Level:
      Doctorate
    • Delivery format:
      100% Online
    • Credit hrs to complete:
      20
    • Credit Type:
      Semester Credit

    Education Specialist in Sports Management

    ...

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    • Religious Affiliation:
    • Degree Level:
      Certificate
    • Delivery format:
      100% Online
    • Credit hrs to complete:
      11
    • Credit Type:
      Course

    Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Human Performance & Coaching

    ...

    • Sector of Institution:
    • Religious Affiliation:
    • Degree Level:
      Certificate
    • Delivery format:
      100% Online
    • Credit hrs to complete:
      4
    • Credit Type:
      Course

    Master of Science in Sport Management

    • Sector of Institution:
    • Religious Affiliation:

      None

    • Degree Level:
      Master
    • Delivery format:
      100% Online
    • Credit hrs to complete:
      12
    • Credit Type:
      Course

    Master of Science in Sport Management / Certificate in Athletic Administration

    • Sector of Institution:
    • Religious Affiliation:

      None

    • Degree Level:
      Master
    • Delivery format:
      100% Online
    • Credit hrs to complete:
      12
    • Credit Type:
      Course

    Master of Science in Sport Management / Certificate in International Sport Management

    • Sector of Institution:
    • Religious Affiliation:

      None

    • Degree Level:
      Master
    • Delivery format:
      100% Online
    • Credit hrs to complete:
      12
    • Credit Type:
      Course

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