MS in Sport Mgt. – Coaching and Ath. Admin. Non-Thesis The Coaching Playbook for Success


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100% online,* 8-week courses

Transfer in up to 50% of the degree total

An online master’s in coaching and athletic administration degree can help equip you with the foundational training you need to be a successful coach at the high school, college, or professional level. To be an effective coach, you’ll need training in athletic development, psychology, leadership, nutrition, and exercise science so that you can fulfill the roles of mentor, teacher, and motivator.

Liberty University’s 100% online master’s degree in sports management with a coaching and athletic administration specialization will provide this training so that you are fully equipped to coach the students or professionals in your care. The non-thesis track of our Master of Science in Sport Management – Coaching and Athletic Administration degree online includes an internship requirement so you can earn college credit and field experience that can be completed at an approved location in your area. Internships are one of the best ways to get your foot in the door with a future employer.

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

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  • No Standardized Testing for Admission
  • Transfer in up to 75% of an Undergrad Degree
  • Transfer in up to 50% of a Grad/Doctoral Degree

If you have a love for sports that goes beyond the game to sports management and administration, then our online master’s in sports management with a specialization in coaching and athletic administration may be for you.

Our online program can build your professional skill set and résumé while giving you a perspective on how to impact those in your community through sports. Additionally, Liberty University is accredited by the Southern Association of Schools and Colleges (SACSCOC), so you can be confident that you are receiving a world-class education.

We incorporate a Christian worldview and biblical principles into our Master of Science in Sports Management – Coaching and Athletic Administration online degree to blend academic excellence with personal integrity to prepare you to lead by example. Our mission is to help you become a successful professional and individual in the field of sports administration.

Liberty University’s M.S. in Sport Management with a specialization in coaching and athletic administration can help provide you with the opportunity to delve deeper into the complexities of high school, college, and university coaching and athletic administration. With courses taught by industry leaders in the field of sports management, you can gain the tools and skills needed to effectively communicate as a leader and administrator.

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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 – $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.