Master Of Sport Management In Sport Administration (Non Thesis)
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Transfer in up to 50% of the degree total
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Jan 18, 2021

Prepare for a Rewarding Career in Athletic Administration with Liberty

Get ready for a fast-paced career in athletic administration. Whether you want to manage game day events or you dream of representing your favorite sports organization as a public relations practitioner, we can help. At Liberty, we offer a non-thesis track in sports management and sports administration to get you into your dream career faster.

As exciting as it is to pursue your academic passions, we know life doesn’t stop when you start your degree. That’s why we structure our master’s programs around the working professional. As a sports administration student, you can take courses in 8-week sub-terms offered one night per week. Earn your M.S. in Sport Management without sacrificing your work, family, or spiritual life.

Additionally, you may not have the time to commit to completing a thesis. That’s not a problem. We offer our non-thesis sports administration track to allow professional development through hands-on field experience with an internship. Instead of working with faculty to research, prepare, and deliver a thesis, you will complete over 400 hours of work related to your career in sports administration. Let us help you stand out to employers, so you can take your ambition further.

Why Choose Liberty’s Non-Thesis Sport Administration Master’s Degree?

Partner with a school that prepares you with much more than classroom lectures. At Liberty, our goal is to set you up for success. We bring collegiate level academic excellence, real-world experience, and biblical ethics together to provide a master’s degree like no other.

Our program focuses on equipping our graduate students holistically, which means you walk away with a degree that trains you in the practical, educational, and spiritual aspects of sport administration. Get ready to impact lives for Christ through a career you love.

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What Will You Learn in Our Non-Thesis Sport Management: Sport Administration Degree?

Our sports administration degree specialization provides management and leadership development for those looking to work in sports organizations and athletic programs. Your courses will focus on planning, funding, and operating successful sporting events. Grow your professional potential by learning how to analyze management styles, principles of human resources, and corporate decision-making processes. 

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Featured Courses

SMGT 631 – Sport Event and Facility Management

SMGT 632 – Sport Development and Sales

SMGT 633 – Management and Leadership in Sport Organizations

SMGT 699 – Internship

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Highlights of Our Sport Management Master’s Degree

M.S. in Sport Management: Sport Administration Non-Thesis Degree Information

    Career Opportunities for Sport Administration Non-Thesis Master’s Degree Graduates

    • Adventure Sport Administrator
    • Athletic Administrator
    • Event Management and Ticket Operations Manager
    • Game Day and Event Coordinator
    • Professional Sport Manager
    • Sport Communication and Public Relations Practitioner
    • Sport Marketer

    Admission Requirements for Graduate Degrees

    Every application is reviewed on a case-by-case basis, and all applicants must submit the following documents and meet the minimum requirements for admission:

    • Admission application
    • Self-certification form (for students who are in the final term of their bachelor’s degree)

    • Current Liberty undergraduate students seeking preliminary acceptance into a graduate program must complete a graduation application through their ASIST account
    • A regionally or nationally accredited bachelor’s degree with at least a 3.0 GPA for admission in good standing. 2.5 to 2.99 may grant admission on caution