MS in Sports Management – Tourism (Non-Thesis) Adventure is Awaiting You


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100% online,* 8-week courses

Transfer in up to 50% of the degree total

Do you want to start your career or become more well-versed in the tourism and hospitality industry? Liberty’s online sports management degree in tourism provides training in the world of tourism and travel management. Throughout this master’s degree, you will gain foundational knowledge in sport and tourism culture, business, community relations, legal issues, ethics, marketing, hospitality, and event planning, so you’ll be ready to take on a career in business and the consumer side of tourism. You will also participate in an internship to help you break into the industry.

Liberty’s online sports management master’s degree in tourism can prepare you for a career in tourism management while helping you understand how to be successful in this field. The best part is you can graduate in 36 credit hours while maintaining your family and professional life commitments because this program is online and is flexible enough to fit with your lifestyle. Whether you are a former or current travel enthusiast, looking for a new career, or want to advance your career in tourism management, our online sports management master’s degree is for you.

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

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  • Transfer in up to 75% of an Undergrad Degree
  • Transfer in up to 50% of a Grad/Doctoral Degree

Do you love the travel and tourism industry and enjoy taking on leadership roles? Our online sports management master’s in tourism is the right degree for you! Our non-thesis track for the online master’s in sports management degree with a specialization in tourism gives you an opportunity to gain real-world experience through a practical internship so you can break into the tourism, hospitality, or sports industries. Along the way, you will refine your management skills and impact your knowledge about emerging trends in sports management and tourism.

Liberty University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC), and our online sports management master’s degrees are accredited by the Commission on Sports Management Accreditation (COSMA). You will not just gain a credible education — you will also enjoy learning about the growing fields of hospitality, tourism, and sports management.

Prepare yourself for the educational adventure of a lifetime with our master’s in sports management – tourism online courses. Our team of dedicated, trained professors will immerse you in a foundational curriculum where you can learn about social issues, ethics, and legal challenges.

Our Master of Science in Sports Management — Tourism features both non-thesis and thesis options. Each of these tracks provides pivotal tourism marketing and event planning classes so you will graduate knowing how to be a professional in tourism-related enterprises.

  • The thesis option presents you with an opportunity to expound upon the scholastic bedrock developed in your core curriculum.
  • The non-thesis track offers you practical application to exercise your sports management knowledge with an internship in the sports industry.

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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.