B.S.S. Sports Management

B.S.S. Sports Coaching

B.S.S. Sports Studies

B.S.S. Strength & Conditioning

Earn your sports degree and be the ideal job candidate.

The Academy offers a one-of-a kind sports bachelor’s degree program specifically designed to meet the needs of up and coming sports professionals in one of the fastest growing industries in the world. All courses are offered online so you can complete your studies at any time from any place.

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BSS ManagementAcademy sports management students gain expertise needed for careers in sport facilities management, sports information, high school and college athletic-department management, professional sports front-office management and community relations. Courses offered include: Sports Marketing, Sports Law and Risk Management, Sports Facility Management, Leadership and Management, Personnel Management, Ethics, Public Relations, Fund Raising and Sport Agents.

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BSS CoachingAcademy sports coaching students gain expertise needed for careers in the exciting field of sports coaching. The program objectives help prepare students for the demands of leading individual and team sports at all levels. Courses offered include: Sports Psychology, Sports Coaching Methodology, Foundations of Amateur and Professional Sports, and Sports Medicine. Students also choose courses from an exciting list of Sports Coaching Series Courses such as Coaching Football, Coaching Baseball, and Coaching Basketball.

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BSS Sports StudiesAcademy sports studies students create a curriculum specific to their interests in the sports world in both the sports management and sports coaching departments. In this area, students will work closely with an advisor to develop a personalized course of study based upon their individual needs.

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BSS Strength and ConditioningThe Academy offers the only online bachelor’s degree in Strength and Conditioning that prepares students in all aspects of the field, including sports management. Students who complete this degree will be prepared to take national certification exams, such as those offered by the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA). The strength and conditioning and personal training certifications are often critical to advancement in the profession. Additionally, the Academy’s bachelor’s students will have both the physiological and sports management knowledge required to direct, develop and run a training facility.

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Earn your sports degree from the Academy and make a difference in the world!

Since the Academy’s founding in 1972, thousands of Academy graduates have gone on to success as coaches, managers, educators, athletic directors and administrators, entrepreneurs, healthcare providers, researchers and a myriad of other professionals at all level of sports, including professional, Olympic, collegiate, interscholastic, and recreational.

Our sport-focused faculty can prepare you to succeed.

As an Academy student, you’ll have the opportunity to learn from are some of the world’s leading minds in sport education. Academy faculty are some of the brightest minds and experts in the field with decades of experience in the world of sport.

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Ranked Among Top 10 Online Degrees

U.S. News & World Report ranked the Academy’s bachelor’s degree programs among the nation’s top 10 online degrees in its “Best Online Bachelor’s Programs” survey.

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