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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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:

    Not applicable

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

      Not applicable

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

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

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

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

      Evangelical Christian

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

    Master of Science in Sport Management / Sport Administration

    Liberty University offers an online Master of Science in Sport Management degree with an emphasis on Sports Administration.  The specific degree focus is designed for students to learn the ne...

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

      Evangelical Christian

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

    Master of Science in Sport Management / Tourism (Thesis)

    At Liberty University, individuals have the opportunity to earn a Master of Science in Sports Management with a concentration in Tourism – Thesis. This degree features a specialization in To...

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

      Evangelical Christian

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

    Master of Science in Sport Management / Tourism (Non-Thesis)

    At Liberty University, individuals have the opportunity to earn a Master of Science in Sports Management with a concentration in Tourism – Non-Thesis. This degree features a specialization i...

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

      Evangelical Christian

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

      Evangelical Christian

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

    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:

      Not applicable

    • Degree Level:
      Master
    • Delivery format:
      100% Online
    • Credit hrs to complete:
      60
    • Credit Type:
      Per Quarter Credit

    BA in Sports and Recreation Management

    Apply your love of sports and fitness to the world of business while expanding your knowledge and experience with your online Bachelor of Arts in Sports and Recreation Management degree from the <...

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

      Not applicable

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

    BA in Sports and Recreation Management / Entrepreneurship

    Apply your love of sports and fitness to the world of business while expanding your knowledge and experience with your online Bachelor of Arts in Sports and Recreation Management degree from the <...

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

      Not applicable

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

    BA in Sports and Recreation Management / Finance

    Apply your love of sports and fitness to the world of business while expanding your knowledge and experience with your online Bachelor of Arts in Sports and Recreation Management degree from the <...

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

      Not applicable

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

    BA in Sports and Recreation Management / Information Systems

    Apply your love of sports and fitness to the world of business while expanding your knowledge and experience with your online Bachelor of Arts in Sports and Recreation Management degree from the <...

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

      Not applicable

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

    BA in Sports and Recreation Management / Marketing

    Apply your love of sports and fitness to the world of business while expanding your knowledge and experience with your online Bachelor of Arts in Sports and Recreation Management degree from the <...

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

      Not applicable

    • 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:

      Not applicable

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

    Master of Education / Sports Management

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

      Not applicable

    • Degree Level:
      Master
    • Delivery format:
      100% Online
    • Credit hrs to complete:
      10
    • Credit Type:

    Doctor of Education / Sports Management

    ...

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

      Not applicable

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

    Doctor of Philosophy in Education / Sports Management

    ...

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

      Not applicable

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

    Education Specialist in Sports Management

    ...

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

      Not applicable

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

      Not applicable

    • Degree Level:
      Certificate
    • Delivery format:
      100% Online
    • Credit hrs to complete:
      4
    • Credit Type:
      Course

    Master of Science in Sport Management

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

      Not applicable

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

    Master of Science in Sport Management / Certificate in Athletic Administration

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

      Not applicable

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

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

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

      Not applicable

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

    Bachelor of Science in Business Studies / Sport Management

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

      Not applicable

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

    Bachelor of Science in Sport Management

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

      Not applicable

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

    Master of Science in Sports Management

    The Master of Science in Sports Management provides you with an improved understanding of sports administration, coaching theory and strategy, and business skills such as marketing, promotion, pub...

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

      Not applicable

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

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