Online graduate programs for sports industry leaders.

The United States Sports Academy (USSA) offers four master’s degrees and a doctoral degree designed to help working professionals gain a competitive edge in the sports industry. Graduate studies at USSA are 100% online with no residency requirement, so you can earn your degree while working in your field. Higher level positions – like coaching or leading athletics programs at the collegiate level – often require a graduate education. At USSA, our engaged and dedicated faculty are here to help you increase your knowledge, boost your skills, and prepare you for work at a higher level within the sports industry.

No matter your background, the United States Sports Academy has a place for you in one of our top sports graduate programs. Work toward a leadership role in the M.S.S in Sports Management program. Become a better coach with an M.S.S. in Sports Coaching degree. Earn your doctoral degree on your terms, at your pace in the Ed.D. in Sports Management program. At USSA, your opportunities are endless.

Online Graduate Programs Available at USSA

M.S.S. in Sports Management

Learn sports administration, sports marketing, sports law and more in this sports graduate program.

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M.S.S. in Sports Coaching

Expand your career options in coaching, strength and conditioning, and more in an graduate program for coaches.

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M.S.S. in Sports Studies

Customize your online graduate program in sports and sports studies to your interests and expanding career goals.

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M.S.S. Sports Health & Fitness

Tee up for careers in fitness, kinesiology, coaching and health in our online graduate program in exercise science.

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Ed.D. in Sports Management

Reach the top of your sports management career. Specialize in sports exercise science, coaching, theory or medicine.

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FastTrack Your Graduate Degree

Become a leader in sports — faster. The Academy is one of the few sports graduate schools to offer accelerated graduate programs. Earn your master’s in sports management in as little as 15 months or your doctoral degree in sports management in as little as 3 years (plus 1 year for dissertation options). These accelerated graduate program options allow you to finish your degree in almost half the time of traditional options.

  • M.S.S. in Sports Management – as quickly as 15 months
  • Ed.D. in Sports Management – as little as 3 years (plus one additional year for required dissertation)
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USSA Graduate Program Highlights

  1. 100% online. All of the Academy’s programs are fully online, so you can complete your coursework where and when it works best for you.
  2. Meeting top standards. Many of our graduate programs are aligned with the quality frameworks established by leaders like the United States Olympic Committee (USOC) and the International Council for Coaching Excellence (ICCE). That means you can trust your degree will be relevant and reputable.
  3. United by sport. The Academy is one of the first graduate schools founded on a commitment to innovation within sports. Learn at a university that has preparing sports industry professionals built into its mission.

A graduate school that gets you away from the computer and onto the field.

While many online graduate programs keep you stuck to the computer, the United States Sports Academy gets you out onto the field or the court with internships. Our internships provide in-the-field learning experiences in managing facilities, promoting events, analyzing videos, crunching numbers and numerous other activities. Your internship will not only give you hands-on professional training, but it will also expand your professional network and help pave the way toward a position after you graduate. View current internship opportunities.

Enroll in an industry-leading online graduate program today!

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