United States Sports Academy Sports Management Master’s Degree Program Earns Top 25 Designation

By October 19, 2018News & Events
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The United States Sports Academy’s online master’s degree program in sports management has been ranked as one of the top 25 of its kind by OnlineMasters.com, an industry-leading educational research organization.

The United States Sports Academy’s master’s degree program in sports management has been ranked as one of the top 25 of its kind by OnlineMasters.com, an industry-leading educational research organization.

The Academy was featured in the organization’s Best Online Master’s in Sports Management Programs list for 2018, which identified the top 50 programs in the nation that are the best in the areas of curriculum quality, program flexibility, affordability, and graduate outcomes.

Academy courses are offered online and in a rolling registration environment, so students can conveniently apply, enroll, and begin to take courses at anytime from anywhere. Students at the Academy can learn while they earn, meaning they can continue to work in their chosen field while advancing their education. For information about the Academy’s master’s degree programs, visit: https://ussa.edu/learnmore/

In addition to a sports-specific academic experience with faculty educated in the sports field, Academy students participate in a mentorship with a sports employer that provides practical training that frequently leads to employment with the organization.

According to OnlineMasters.com, the program list is built using an exclusive data set comprised of interviews and surveys from current students and alumni in addition to insights gained from sports management professionals; every online degree program was analyzed with 50 making it to the final 2018 list.

The methodology incorporates the most recent data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and statistical data from the National Center for Education Statistics. Only programs from accredited nonprofit institutions were eligible to be ranked.

“Our research shows that job growth in sports management will grow significantly due to multi-billion dollar profits from the sports industry,” Barbara Montgomery, OnlineMasters.com Program Recognition Manager, said. “The North American professional sports market is a $64 billion industry, according to Statista. By 2019, Forbes projects that figure will reach a staggering $73.5 billion.”

This is just one of the many reasons OnlineMasters.com researched, analyzed, and ranked the top 50 Master’s in Sports Management Degree Programs. View the complete ranking at: https://www.onlinemasters.com/best-degree-programs/sports-management/

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