MS in Sport Management: Sport Administration
Residential Program in Sport Management:
Combine your passion for sports and leadership with the Master of Science in Sport Management: Sport Administration degree.
The Sports Administration cognate places you on the path toward an administrative position with a professional team, minor league, athletic department, league office, conference office, or related sport property. Well-rounded and in-depth courses teach you the leadership skills necessary for a successful career in areas like event planning and management, sales and development, and management and leadership.
Our non-thesis/internship track lets you gain experience in the sport industry and build a professional network that is essential to a career in sport. Opting for the thesis track allows you to continue your education with a doctoral degree. The thesis can also serve as the initial step toward the development of an individual research agenda.
Professors in the Sport, Event, and Tourism Management program present today’s practices of the sports industry through a Christian worldview.
Become a future leader in sports administration and develop a network of professionals today.
This degree is offered through the Sport, Event, & Tourism Management Department.
Your degree from the Department of Sport, Event, & Tourism Management is accredited by the Commission on Sport Management Accreditation (COSMA). COSMA is a specialized accrediting body whose purpose is to promote and recognize excellence in sport management education worldwide in colleges and universities at the baccalaureate, master’s, and doctoral levels through specialized accreditation.
In addition, Liberty University is regionally accredited by SACSCOC.
- 21 core credit hours (Non-Thesis and Thesis)
Program of Study (DCP)
Courses You Could Take
- Sport Marketing & Public Relations (SMGT 502)
- Sport Event & Facility Management (SMGT 631)
- Sport Development & Sales (SMGT 632)
- Management & Leadership in Sport Organizations (SMGT 633)
Admissions Requirements & More
Find M.S. in Sport Management: Sport Administration Thesis and Non-Thesis admissions requirements, transfer information, and accreditation on the Residential Admissions site.
Sport Management Career Areas
- Athletic marketing and public relations
- Interscholastic athletic administration
- Promotion and development administration
- Sports broadcasting
Students Have Interned/Worked
- National Hockey League (NHL)
- Miami Dolphins