Master of Science in Sport Management

Master of Science in Sport Management (M.S.)

Admissions Information
Liberty University Online Program

Residential Program

The graduate program in Sport Management at Liberty provides a variety of program options to meet the needs of recent undergraduate students, non-traditional students, international applicants and working professionals. The Master of Science degree is designed to prepare competent, effective leaders with a Biblical worldview who will model high standards and assume a leadership role in the sport industry.


Academic Information

Cognates

  • General (non-thesis)
  • Outdoor Adventure Sport (thesis and non-thesis)
  • Sport Administration (thesis and non-thesis)
  • Tourism (thesis and non-thesis)

Courses

Sampling of Program Courses:

  • Social Issues in Sport Management: SMGT 501
  • Sport Marketing and Public Relations: SMGT 502
  • Ethics in Sport: SMGT 503
  • Foundations of Sport Ministry: SMGT 504
  • Legal Issues in Sports: SMGT 505
  • Economics and Financial Management of Sport: SMGT 506

Program of study

Each of the Master of Science Sport Management cognates have an unique Degree Completion Plan (DCP) that students may use as a guide to scheduling classes and estimating their time of graduation.

View Degree Completion Plans (DCP)


Career Opportunities

  • Advertising
  • Adventure sport management
  • Collegiate athletic administration
  • Communication in sport
  • Compliance/Governance
  • Event management and ticket operations
  • Facility and arena management
  • Fitness and health industry management
  • Outdoor recreation and park planning
  • Professional sport management
  • Recreation and tourism management
  • Resort management