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A sports management degree for professionals driven to succeed.

The Academy’s Bachelor of Sports Science degree in Sports Management is a one-of-a kind 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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Prepare yourself for a career in sports management!

The Bachelor of Sports Science degree in Sports Management is designed to give you the core skills needed to succeed as a professional in the sports industry. The program prepares students for careers in various management professions in the sport industry including sports business, sports administration, sports marketing, sports communication, sports facilities management, and sports entertainment. The goal of the program is to prepare students to work in sports organizations at the local, collegiate, and professional levels.

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Learn sports management principles from the best!

As an Academy Sports Management 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.

Sports Management Curriculum

  • Contemporary Issues in Sports
  • Ethics in Sports
  • Organization and Management in Sports
  • Leadership Principles in Sports
  • Technology in Sports
  • Personnel 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
  • Introduction to Sports Security Management

Key Subject Areas Available

  • Sociology in Sports
  • History of Sports
  • Psychology of Sports
  • Foundations of Amateur & Professional Sports
  • Olympic Culture
  • Legal Concepts in Sports
  • Sports Business Agents
  • Fundraising in Sports

Research Core Courses:

  • Statistical Methods in Sports
  • Senior Research Project

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Admission Requirements

Applicants must submit a personal statement 300-400 words in length explaining why they would benefit from an Academy education.

To see more on admissions requirements for our Bachelor of Sport Science program, visit our bachelors admissions requirement page.

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Ranked Top 10 by U.S. News & World Report

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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