Master's Degree in Sports Management - Sports Administration Degree
Credit Hours
Years (Avg.)
Class Type
100% online, 8-week courses
Transfer Credits
Transfer in up to 50% of the degree total
Next Start Date
Aug 19, 2019

Be Part of the Next Generation of Sports Leaders with an Online Master’s in Sports Administration (Non-thesis) Degree 

If you have a desire to turn your love of leadership and sports into a career, Liberty’s 100% online Master of Science in Sports Management — Sports Administration (Non-thesis) degree can help you pave the way. As you earn the online sports management master’s degree, you will gain advanced knowledge in sports culture, business, community relations, legal issues, ethics, finance, facility management, development, and leadership. Your faith will be integrated into your studies along with your passion for becoming a leader and a prominent voice in sports administration. With our online sports management master’s practical internship, you will be equipped to succeed as a professionally trained leader in all aspects of sports administration.

Liberty’s online master’s in sports management degree in sports administration will propel you into the career in sports administration you always wanted while taking less than 2 years to accomplish this educational goal. You do not have to set aside your family or professional life since this program is offered in a 100% online, flexible format. Let our online sports administration degree help you become a future leader and professional in sports administration without having to travel to campus. Whether you are a former or current athlete at any level, looking for a career change, or want to advance your career in sports management, our online master’s degree in sports administration is for you.

Why Choose Liberty’s Online Master of Science in Sports Management — Sports Administration Degree?

If you love sports, enjoy leading people, and have a desire to go further in sports administration, our online master’s in sports administration program should be at the top of your list. Liberty’s accreditation by the Southern Associate of Colleges and Schools Commission on College (SACSCOC) and the online master’s in sports administration degree’s accreditation by the Commission on Sports Management Accreditation (COSMA) will help build your credibility in the marketplace. You will gain a credible education and a valuable perspective on how to influence those in your community through sports.

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Throughout our online master’s degree in sports administration, we teach you how to integrate your faith with your professional life, blending academic excellence with personal integrity so you can be qualified to lead by example. With this program’s practical internship, you will gain hands-on experience in applying your sports administration expertise in the field and open the door to new employment opportunities.

Benefits of Earning Our Master’s in Sports Management – Sports Administration Degree

  • Increased job opportunities in the field of sports management
  • Online courses taught by experienced professionals with real-world experience
  • Convenient 8-week, 100% online courses in our sports management degree
  • Transfer in up to 50% of your required classes (visit the transfer policy page for more information)

What Will You Learn in the M.S. in Sports Management – Sports Administration (Non-thesis)?

This master’s degree program provides you with a well-rounded education by combining the field of sports with the skills required for administrative positions, presenting modern practices and theories from a Christian worldview. You will be able to work towards your career goals by taking courses that examine the importance of leadership and administration within an organization. 

These in-depth courses include subjects like event planning and management, sales and development, and management and leadership. The master’s in sports management program will provide you with a quality education based on biblical principles to help form a solid moral, ethical, and value-driven approach to sports administration. 

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Master’s in Sports Management – Sports Administration (Non-thesis) Program Highlights

Here are a few more reasons why our online master’s in sports management – sports administration will be a good fit for you:

  • By earning your master’s in sports management – sports administration degree from a nonprofit university whose online programs ranked in the top 1% out of more than 2,100 online colleges and universities for academic quality, affordability, and accessibility, you will be set apart from others in the field.
  • Tuition for all undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral programs has not increased in 4 straight years. While many other online colleges have raised tuition, Liberty has been able to keep costs low as a nonprofit university.
  • Liberty University’s online Master of Science in Sports Management is accredited by the Commission on Sport Management Accreditation (COSMA).
  • You can complete this degree program in 2 years or less.
  • Get hands-on experience in applying your sports administration expertise through a practical internship in your area!
  • Build your résumé with top quality training and in-depth studies in sports administration so you are equipped to excel in the field.
  • Our online master’s in sports management degree ranked in the top 10 with,, and for Best Online Master’s in Sports Management Degree.

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Military Benefits

Liberty University is dedicated to providing world-class educational experiences to military students across the globe. Whether you are a current service member, discharged or retired from service, or the spouse of a service member or veteran, we are here to support you every step of the journey. As a thank you for your dedication and service to our country, Liberty is honored to serve and support you in your pursuit of online education by offering the following benefits:

  • Tuition discounts – $275 for graduate (per credit hour)
  • Additional discount for veterans who serve 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

Potential Career Options with a Degree in Sports Administration

The online master’s in sports management degree opens the door to these potential careers:

  • Athletic facility management
  • Athletic marketing and public relations
  • Interscholastic athletic administration
  • Promotion and development administration
  • Sports broadcasting
  • Sports management information professional

Admission Requirements for the Master of Science in Sports Management – Sports Administration

A regionally or nationally accredited bachelor’s degree with a 3.0 or above GPA is required for admission in good standing. Please visit our admission requirements page for more detailed admissions related information.

All applicants must submit the following:

  • Admission application
  • Application fee*
  • Official college transcripts
  • Unofficial college transcripts may be accepted with a completed transcript request form**
  • Proof of English proficiency

*There is no upfront application fee; however, a deferred $50 application fee will be assessed during financial check-in. This fee is waived for qualifying service members, veterans, and military spouses – documentation verifying military status is required.

**An official transcript is needed within 60 days of acceptance or before non-attendance drops for the first set of matriculated classes, whichever comes first.