MS in Sports Mgmt. – Outdoor Adventure Sports (Thesis) Lead the Way in Adventure Management


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If you love the outdoors and helping people experience bucket list trips, sporting events, and adventures, then we have the degree program for you! Liberty University’s Master of Science (MS) in Sports Management with a specialization in outdoor adventure sports can provide a deeper understanding of the world of sports management with a particular focus on the planning and execution of outdoor adventures. Acquire the skills you need to be successful in this career track by understanding the marketing, public relations, legal, ethical, economic, and financial management aspects of the field.

By earning Liberty’s sports management degree, you can launch yourself into the exciting field of outdoor adventure sports. Our program can be completed 100% online, so you can continue devoting time to your work, family, and community while earning a reputable online college degree. Flexibility, affordability, quality, and a unique Christian perspective are what set Liberty University apart from other schools. Let our online sports management degree help you become a future leader and professional in outdoor recreation and sport.

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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 accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC), and the Master of Science (MS) in Sport Management degree is accredited through the Commission on Sports Management Accreditation (COSMA). With the educational experience you’ll receive and the backing of COSMA accreditation, you can rest assured that your degree will give your résumé a boost. Combine your love for sports and outdoor adventure with your faith so you can enrich your life and future career.

The thesis track of our outdoor adventure sports degree will help prepare you for further education at the doctoral level, where you might be required to complete a dissertation. The thesis proposal and defense within our master’s degree is a requirement that will challenge you and provide a way for you to hone your skills of writing, researching, and analyzing.

Our master’s in sports management and outdoor adventure sports online degree program combines modern practices in the field of sports management with the skills of administration, event planning, and execution. Through this program, you can gain a firm foundational knowledge of sport management as well as the necessary administrative and leadership skills vital to running a successful outdoor adventure sports program.

We want to provide you with a quality education based on biblical principles to help you form a solid, value-driven approach to sports management. In addition, the thesis track of this degree program will help to sharpen your critical thinking skills and your ability to express yourself in written form, which is a key skill for most areas of business and management.

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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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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.