In-Person Online

Bachelor of Sports Science
Sports Management

The U.S. Sports Academy is bringing years of sports management degree expertise to an in-person format beginning in fall 2023. Come be a part of our exciting new student traditions on campus at USSA!

The sports management program gives students a broad-based knowledge of the management fundamentals of the sports industry. We help students become competent managers in sports organizations by teaching several aspects of the industry: human resources, organization, marketing, facilities, information systems, financial and many more.

Here are a few more ways our program stands out:

Online or in-person program. All Academy bachelor of sports management courses are online. Beginning in fall 2023, this program will be offered in-person on the Academy campus, too.
ACBSP accreditation. Since this program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs, you will be ready to take qualifying exams upon graduation.
Sports industry experts. Our faculty is exceptional, possessing years of industry experience. Many of our courses are taught by professors who hold doctorate degrees. Faculty knowledge and mentorship will empower you to take on any sports management role with confidence.
Hands-on internships. Our degree provides you with high-caliber internship placements to apply what you learn in the classroom.
Ranked top 10. U.S. News & World Report ranked the Academy’s bachelor’s degree programs among the nation’s top 10 online sports degree programs.

Employment in sports occupations is projected to grow 13 percent to 2031, much faster than the average for all occupations. Graduates of USSA’s sports management program are qualified to work in these roles:

  • Accounts Manager/Corporate Partnerships

  • Athletic Administrator

  • Athletic Director

  • Business Development

  • Financial Management

  • Gameday/Event Coordinator

  • Legal Services

  • Parks and Recreation

  • Personnel Management

  • Public Relations

  • Resort Management

  • Sports and Health Club Staff

  • Sports Agent

  • Sports Camp Director

  • Sports Content Producer

  • Sports Information Director

  • Sports Mediator/Arbitrator

  • Sportswriter/Blogger

  • Ticket Sales

  • Tournament Planner

  • Youth Sports Coordinator

Major Core and Required Courses

Contemporary Issues in Sports
Ethics in Sports
Organization and Management in Sports
Leadership Principles in Sports
Business Information Systems
Human Resources Management in Sports
Sports Marketing
Sports Managerial Accounting
Sports Promotion and Event Planning
Public Relations in Sports
Sports Facilities Management
Sports Law and Risk Management
Intro to Sports Security Management
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We are committed to making your bachelor of sports management degree affordable as well as accessible. We offer a low per-credit-hour fee and don’t require a residency, saving you travel and related costs. You’ll have 16 weeks to complete each course in the bachelor of sports management program and your books are included.

We offer generous scholarships and helpful financial aid. And, we are dedicated to supporting veterans and active military members who selflessly support all of us.

Minor Concentrations

Analytics in sports
Sports media and communication
Business administration
Women’s studies
Nutritional sciences
Project management
Esports management
Sports coaching
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I was attracted to the Academy by the high academic expectations, vast library resources, distinguished faculty and ability to work at your own pace without giving up your career.

Dr. Kristene Kelly
Director of Athletics
Albany State University
USSA Class of 2014
ACBSP Accredited


The BSS in Sports Management is accredited by the Accreditation Counciil for Business Schools and Programs

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