Earn a sports degree that is tailored to your interests.

Academy 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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Cost per credit hour is

$450

And No Hidden Fees

This covers the complete cost of your course, including textbooks and proctoring fees.

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Aug 1

Start dates are the 1st and the 15th of every month. Discuss steps and deadlines with your Enrollment Counselor.

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Prepare for your career with our online sports degrees!

The Academy offers a one-of-a kind online 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.

An online sports degree program focused on you.

The Academy’s Sports Studies curriculum is designed to give students the opportunity to build areas of concentration that meet their specific needs. The curriculum for has four core courses, two required courses, 14 elective courses and a mentorship as the culminating experience. Students must complete their coursework in that order: first, core courses; then required courses; then electives; then the mentorship.

Sports Studies Curriculum

  • Contemporary Issues in Sports
  • Ethics in Sports
  • Organization and Management in Sports
  • Leadership Principles in Sports
  • Technology in Sports
  • Sports Marketing

Research Core Courses

  • Statistical Methods in Sports
  • Senior Research Project

Bachelor’s Mentorship

Other Available Courses

  • Sports Officiating
  • Sociology of Sports
  • History of Sports
  • Psychology of Sports
  • Sports Coaching Methodology
  • Scientific Principles of Human Performance
  • Applied Sports Performance
  • Sports Medicine
  • Sports Nutrition
  • Foundations of Amateur and Professional Sports
  • Professional Management in Sports
  • Olympic Culture
  • Legal Concepts in Sports
  • Sports Agent Business
  • Sports Managerial Accounting
  • Sports Promotion and Event Planning
  • Fundraising in Sports
  • Public Relations in Sports
  • Sports Facilities Management
  • Sports Law and Risk Management
  • Sports Strength and Conditioning
  • Other coaching courses

Admission Requirements

The Academy’s undergraduate degrees are upper-division programs, so applicants must have first completed a minimum of 30 credit hours of college courses. Applicants must submit a personal statement 300-400 words in length explaining why they would benefit from an Academy education.

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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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