The United States Sports Academy is showing its appreciation for the sacrifices made by Olympians and Paralympians by offering a full tuition Olympic Scholarship Program for the Academy’s Bachelor of Sports Science (B.S.S.) degree.
The Academy Olympic Scholarship is available to all United States Olympic and Paralympic participants. The classes are offered entirely online through distance learning.
The Bachelor of Sports Science (B.S.S.) is offered in three disciplines: Sports Management, Sports Coaching and Sports Studies.
The curriculum in Sports Management is designed to give students a broad-based knowledge of the management fundamentals associated with the sports industry. The Sports Coaching curriculum enables students to gain expertise needed for leading individual and team sports at all levels. The Sports Studies discipline enables students to develop a dynamic, sport-specific curriculum specific to their interest in sport.
Acceptance is ongoing. Students may apply for the program and start any time once accepted. Students must maintain a 2.0 grade point average to retain the scholarship. The deadline for applying for this scholarship is 31 December 2009.