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Online graduate programs for sports industry leaders.

Take the next step in flexible, personalized graduate programs in sports management, coaching and more.

Maybe you’re already working in the sports industry and want to take the lead in a management role. Or, maybe you’ve always dreamed about a career in sports and you’re ready to make a change.

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 boundless.

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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Sports graduate programs all about you.

From personalized, unbeatable student-to-faculty ratios, flexibility, and a long history of producing sports industry professionals, you’ll realize the benefits of choosing the United States Sports Academy as your graduate school from day one.

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.
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A leader among sports graduate schools.

Since 1972, the Academy has prepared countless coaches, athletic directors and other sports industry professionals. We’ve innovated all along the way, with online graduate programs and more. The Academy’s founding stemmed from a need to improve coaching techniques. Since then, we’ve developed numerous undergraduate, professional and graduate programs — and we’ve been consistently recognized for excellence. Join a community of individuals who share your passion for sports, injury prevention and more. Request information today.

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.

This segment first aired on the “Studio 10” program on WALA Fox 10 in Mobile, Ala. November 2021.

Enroll in an industry-leading online graduate program today!

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