Master of Science in Sport Management

Master of Science in Sport Management

Admission Requirements Program Format Specializations


Master of Science in Sport Management
Department of Sport Management


Liberty University’s Master of Science in Sport Management, 100% online program, provides a comprehensive overview and understanding of the sport management industry. The program will equip you with knowledge and skills that are useful within a variety of related fields. Course subjects include marketing and public relations, education, ethics, economics and financial management, as well as social and legal issues in the area of sport management.

You may also be interested in exploring our master degree in Teaching, Education, or Exercise Science.


Program Format

  • 100% Online
  • 36 total hours
  • A maximum of 50% of the program hours may be transferred if approved and allowable.

Specializations

Customize your degree with one of these specializations:

  • General

    Liberty University’s Master of Science in Sport Management – General, 100% online program, is designed to provide you with the backbone of an excellent Sport Management program with the flexibility and freedom to select a large number of electives. With no specific specialization, you are able to mix and match, creating a personalized degree program that fits your passion.  

    You will be equipped with an understanding in:

    • Social issues in sport management.
    • Sport marketing and public relations.
    • Ethics in sport.
    • Legal issues in sport.

    Potential Career Fields
    • Athletics Marketer/Public Relations Specialist
    • Event Planner
    • Sports Broadcaster
    • Athletic Facility Manager
       

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  • Outdoor Adventure Sport (Non-Thesis Track)

    Liberty University’s Master of Science in Sport Management – Outdoor Adventure Sport, 100% online program, will help you develop the management and adventure-based skills necessary for a successful career in outdoor recreation and adventure. Whether your goal is to serve as a high-level recreational leader or you are simply an outdoor enthusiast, you will gain the knowledge and skills necessary to excel in the world of outdoor adventure.

    Courses will provide you with a foundation in:

    • Social issues in sport management.
    • Foundations of outdoor adventure sport.
    • Outdoor adventure programming.
    • Economic and financial management of sport.

    Potential Career Fields
    • Camp Director
    • Outdoor Program Director
    • Adventure Leader
    • Park Ranger
    • Outdoor Education Leader
       

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  • Outdoor Adventure Sport (Thesis Track)

    Liberty University’s Master of Science in Sport Management – Outdoor Adventure Sport, 100% online program, will help you develop the management and adventure-based skills necessary for a successful career in outdoor recreation and adventure. Whether your goal is to serve as a high-level recreational leader or you are simply an outdoor enthusiast, you will gain the knowledge and skills necessary to excel in the world of outdoor adventure.

    Courses will provide you with a foundation in:

    • Social issues in sport management.
    • Foundations of outdoor adventure sport.
    • Outdoor adventure programming.
    • Economic and financial management of sport.

    Potential Career Fields
    • Camp Director
    • Outdoor Program Director
    • Adventure Leader
    • Park Ranger
    • Outdoor Education Leader
       

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  • Sport Administration (Non-Thesis Track)

    Liberty University’s Master of Science in Sport Management – Sport Administration, 100% online program, will provide you with the management and leadership skills needed to develop and operate sports organizations and athletic programs. You will have the opportunity to explore marketing and leadership skills that are integral to your success in broadcasting and sport administration.

    This program will train you to have a better understanding of:

    • Sport event and facility management.
    • Sport development and sales.
    • Management and leadership in sport organizations.
    • Legal issues in sport.

    Potential Career Fields
    • Athletics Marketer/Public Relations Specialist
    • Sports Broadcaster
    • Promotion and Development Administration
    • Sports Management Information Professional
    • Interscholastic Athletic Administration
    • Athletic Facility Administration
       

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  • Sport Administration (Thesis Track)

    Liberty University’s Master of Science in Sport Management – Sport Administration, 100% online program, will provide you with the management and leadership skills needed to develop and operate sports organizations and athletic programs. You will have the opportunity to explore marketing and leadership skills that are integral to your success in broadcasting and sport administration.

    This program will train you to have a better understanding of:

    • Sport event and facility management.
    • Sport development and sales.
    • Management and leadership in sport organizations.
    • Legal issues in sport.

    Potential Career Fields
    • Athletics Marketer/Public Relations Specialist
    • Sports Broadcaster
    • Promotion and Development Administration
    • Sports Management Information Professional
    • Interscholastic Athletic Administration
    • Athletic Facility Administration
       

    View the Degree Completion Plan

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  • Tourism (Non-Thesis Track)

    Liberty University’s Master of Science in Sport Management – Tourism, 100% online program, will provide you with the opportunity to practice and learn about integral hospitality tools and skills essential in a career in tourism.

    You also will develop skills relevant in:

    • Hospitality and tourism marketing strategy.
    • Sport and event tourism planning and impacts.
    • Ethics in sport.
    • Sport marketing and public relations.

    Potential Career Fields
    • Hotel Management
    • Travel Agent
    • Athletic Event Planner
    • International Tour Guide
    • Event Planner
       

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  • Tourism (Thesis Track)

    Liberty University’s Master of Science in Sport Management – Tourism, 100% online program, will provide you with the opportunity to practice and learn about integral hospitality tools and skills essential in a career in tourism.

    You also will develop skills relevant in:

    • Hospitality and tourism marketing strategy.
    • Sport and event tourism planning and impacts.
    • Ethics in sport.
    • Sport marketing and public relations.

    Potential Career Fields
    • Hotel Management
    • Travel Agent
    • Athletic Event Planner
    • International Tour Guide
    • Event Planner
       

    View the Degree Completion Plan

    Apply Now Request Info