Online Master’s in Sports Management Empowering Leadership and Innovation in the Business of Sports

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100% online,* 8-week courses

Transfer in up to 50% of the degree total


If you want a career that energizes you and connects with your love for sports, then this is the field for you. Whether you dream of working with avid sports fans or planning trips for traveling athletes, a sports administration master’s degree can help you get there.

Liberty University’s online sports management master’s degrees are designed for sports enthusiasts like you who have a desire to lead athletes both on and off the field. Our sport management master’s programs can give you an edge as you pursue a career in the multi-billion-dollar sports industry. 

If you’re wondering how long it takes to get a master’s in sports management, know that pursuing an online program can help you finish faster! In just 2 years, you can complete your degree with Liberty and move from the crowd to the court. Partner with us as you turn your love for sports into an exciting career.

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


The sports industry is constantly changing. Liberty University’s master’s in sports management degree can help you adapt to the developments and advances taking place in the fast-paced world of sports. By examining the background of sports, you will gain insight into the challenges and influences that helped shape the industry into what it is today.

Each online sports management class integrates biblical principles so you can gain a better understanding of the financial, ethical, legal, and social aspects related to the field from a Christian worldview. Liberty’s master’s in sports management degree is designed to help you succeed and exceed the set standards in the sports industry!


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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

  • Adventure leader
  • Athletic event planner
  • Athletic facility manager
  • Athletics marketer/public relations specialist
  • Camp director
  • Coach
  • Event planner
  • Hotel management
  • International tour guide
  • Outdoor program director
  • Park ranger
  • Promotion and development administration
  • Sports broadcaster
  • Sports management information professional
  • Travel agent

With our Master of Science in Sports Management, you have the flexibility to personalize your degree to your unique personal and professional goals with one of our specializations. Learn more about our thesis and non-thesis options below!

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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.

Graduate Full Time $565/Credit
Graduate Part Time $615/Credit
Military Graduate $275/Credit

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Military

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 – $275 per credit hour for graduate courses
  • Additional discount for veterans who service in a civilian capacity as a First Responder (less than $625 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)

*Not applicable to certificates.