Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges

The United States Sports Academy is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award the bachelor of sports science, master of sports science and doctor of education in sports management degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of the United States Sports Academy.

Sports Management Program Review Committee (SMPRC)

The Bachelor of Sports Science, the Master of Sports Science and the Doctor of Education (Ed.D.) in Sports Management degrees are on the approved list of the Sports Management Program Review Committee (SMPRC), a joint committee of the National Association for Sport and Physical Education (NASPE) and North American Society for Sport Management (NASSM). These organizations are the leading professional groups in sport education and sport management, respectively.

Alabama State Licensure and Certification

The Academy is also licensed and approved by the Alabama Department of Education to grant the bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees.

Students seeking teaching certification should check with their local school district administration to inquire about teaching requirements prior to beginning the application process.

Dantes Approval

The United States Sports Academy has been approved by the United States Department of Defense to offer its master’s degree courses to members of the Armed Forces, including members of the Army National Guard.

The Defense Activity for Non-Traditional Education Support has included the United States Sports Academy and its master’s degree program in its DANTES External Degree Catalog.

Mission Statement

The United States Sports Academy is an independent, non-profit, accredited, special mission sports university created to serve the nation and the world with programs in instruction, research, and service. The role of the Academy is to prepare men and women for careers in the profession of sports.