Bachelor of Science in Sports Management – General Lead Sports Success with Expertise


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100% online,* 8-week courses

Transfer in up to 75% of the degree total

If you are passionate about the world of sports, then consider a career that will allow you to be close to the field, gym, and competition. Liberty University’s bachelor’s degree in sports management will help you gain the skills, knowledge, and experience needed for effective leadership and management of sports teams, facilities, and sporting events.

By earning our sports management degree, you will be prepared to pursue careers in public recreation and park systems, volunteer agencies, intercollegiate athletics, professional sports organizations, and community-based amateur athletic programs. By completing our undergraduate sports management program, you will have more career opportunities due to your foundational knowledge in all areas 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

Liberty University is one of the leading universities in the nation offering both residential and online degree programs. Our residential campus in historic Lynchburg, Va., houses a wide variety of excellent athletic programs and facilities. Your bachelor’s degree in sports management from Liberty University will be well-respected and provide the credentials you need to add to your résumé.

Our experienced professors will guide and instruct you on working in the sports world. You may also 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. So combine your love of sports with a practical passion for business in this sports management degree.

As you begin our sports management online bachelor’s degree, you can learn about the history of sports, which allows you to gain a broad perspective of the industry as a whole. You will also learn about some of the amazing leaps in communication technology and how it has affected various sports over the years. A thorough understanding of administration and organization are key to any successful sports management career, and through our online sports management program, you can learn these skills and more.

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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.