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Liberty University Online to Offer Master of Science in Sport Management

July 07, 2010  | 

With high demands for industry experts in the Sport Management field, Liberty University Online will offer a Master of Science in Sport Management with a specialization in Sport Administration beginning fall 2010. This is an advanced degree designed to broaden a student’s understanding of the sport and recreation industry and further develop industry-specific management skills.

The M.S. in Sport Management program through Liberty University Online teaches students the skills to organize, administer and facilitate sport programs at a variety of levels. The program will meet an industry demand for students who understand the sport and recreation field and can develop industry-specific management skills.

Courses offer students an interdisciplinary approach to management, providing intensive study in social and ethical issues, faith and ministry integration, legal issues, economics, marketing organization and administration, and research strategies. Both thesis and non-thesis options are available.

Extensive career options exist for students with an M.S. in Sport Management including positions in public relations, marketing, broadcasting, sports agencies, promotions and development administration, sports information management, as well as interscholastic athletic administration and outdoor recreation.

Established in 1971, Liberty University pioneered distance education in 1985, and it is now the largest and fastest growing Christian university in the world. Today, Liberty University Online hosts more than 50,000 students and has one of the highest retention and graduation rates among top online universities. Liberty offers more than 45 accredited degree programs — from the associate to the doctoral level — and 100 areas of specialization, all taught from a Christian perspective.

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