BS in Sports Management – Conference & Event Management Master Sports Events with Expertise


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100% online,* 8-week courses

Transfer in up to 75% of the degree total

If you love bringing people together to experience a successful meeting, event, or party, then you may want to consider earning a Bachelor of Science in Sports Management – Conference and Event Management. With training in conference and event management, you can better prepare to meet the dynamic needs of clients in a variety of settings. Our bachelor’s degree in sports management with a specialization in conference and event management online is designed to train you on the latest issues, trends, and associated concerns of event management and planning in sporting and non-sporting venues, smaller event venues, and hotel meeting spaces.

At Liberty, we seek to provide the knowledge and experience you need to lead in event planning with excellence and integrity. Our professors seek to help equip you with the skills you need to plan professional events like hotel conventions, corporate events, product launches, weddings, and other celebrations. With the sports management skills that you can hone with this degree, including sport law and ethics, sport communication, and sport finance, you can prepare to take the next step in the exciting world of sports management.

*Some exclusions apply. Please refer to our exclusions page for more information.

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What Sets Us Apart?

  • Private Nonprofit University
  • 600+ Online Degrees
  • No Standardized Testing for Admission
  • Transfer in up to 75% of an Undergrad Degree
  • Transfer in up to 50% of a Grad/Doctoral Degree

At Liberty, you don’t have to sacrifice quality for flexibility. Because our conference and event management degree can be completed 100% online with no set login times, you can stay active at work, with your family, or in your church and community. In addition, our talented and experienced faculty are some of our most valuable resources. Throughout this degree program, you can learn from professors who have both education and experience in the hospitality industry. You can be confident that you are receiving a world-class education.

Liberty University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC), so you can be confident that your degree holds the credentials you need to pursue job opportunities in conference and event management-related fields. You may want to follow in the footsteps of past graduates who had the opportunity to intern with organizations like Adidas HQ (Germany), the Washington Commanders, DC United, and Push the Rock. Combine your love of sports with your passion for business in our sports management degree.

As you pursue your bachelor’s degree in conference and event management, you will study basic management principles and apply them directly to the sports entertainment field. Our online event planning courses blended with our sport management courses provide a rich curriculum that aims to prepare you for a variety of roles in the sports management field.

This degree also provides instruction on how to manage smaller, non-sporting venues, such as hotel convention rooms, conference centers, theaters, performing arts centers, exposition centers, and other facilities for events such as trade shows, weddings, internal and external business events, and more. With our sports event management degree online, you can confidently enter the sports management field – as well as many other industries that require event planning skills – and turn knowledge into wisdom.

You will also study how to bring a team together to accomplish a detailed plan. Understanding the people who work for you and fostering the relationships within your team is key to your success as you embark on a career in this exciting and growing industry. At Liberty, you can become more equipped to effectively communicate through oral, written, and technological methods to increase your value and ability to manage a complicated event schedule.

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Your success is our success, which is why we are committed to providing quality academics at an affordable tuition rate. While other colleges are increasing their tuition, we have frozen tuition rates for the majority of our undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral programs for the past 9 years – and counting.

To continue our mission of providing affordable education, electronic textbooks are provided for all undergraduate courses at no cost to you. As a full-time student, this could save you an estimated $800-2,000 per year on textbooks!

Undergraduate Full Time $390/Credit
Undergraduate Part Time $455/Credit
Military Undergraduate $250/Credit

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Liberty University is dedicated to providing world-class educational experiences to military students across the globe.

Who May Qualify?

  • Active Duty
  • Reserve/National Guard
  • Veterans/Retirees
  • Spouses of Service Members and Veterans/Retirees
  • Current Department of Defense Employees

Available Benefits:

  • Tuition discounts – $250 per credit hour for undergraduate courses
  • Additional discount for veterans who service in a civilian capacity as a First Responder (less than $565 per course)*
  • 8-week courses, 8 different start dates each year, and no set login times (may exclude certain courses such as practicums, internships, or field experiences)
  • Potential college credit for military training

*Not applicable to certificates.