• Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 42 months
    Duration
If you are passionate about the world of sports, then consider a career that will allow you to be close to the field, gym, and competition. The Sports Management - General program at Liberty University will help you gain the skills, knowledge, and experience needed for effective leadership and management of sports teams, facilities, and sporting events.
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Overview

As you begin our sports management online bachelor’s degree, you will learn about the history of sports, which allows you to gain a broad perspective of the industry as a whole. 

You will also learn about some of the amazing leaps in communication technology and how it has affected various sports over the years. A thorough understanding of administration and organization are key to any successful sports management career, and through our online sports management program, you will learn these skills and more.

By earning the Sports Management - General program at Liberty University , you will be prepared to pursue careers in public recreation and park systems, volunteer agencies, intercollegiate athletics, professional sports organizations, and community-based amateur athletic programs. 

By completing our undergraduate sports management program, you will have more career opportunities due to your foundational knowledge in all areas of sports management.

Potential Career 

  • Facility and arena management
  • Resort management
  • Ticket operations and sales

Accreditation

Liberty University is accredited by SACSCOC

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Deadline and start date A student can apply at any time for this programme, there is no deadline.
  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 42 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • History of Sport
  • Communication Technology in Sport
  • Administration and Organization for Sport and Recreation
  • Issues and Trends in Sports

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    61

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 2

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • Admission application
  • Application fee
  • Official college transcripts
  • Unofficial college transcripts may be accepted with a completed official transcript request form
  • A High School Self-Certification form
  • Proof of English proficiency

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Tuition Fee

  • International

    455 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 455 USD per credit and a duration of 42 months.
  • National

    455 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 455 USD per credit and a duration of 42 months.
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Funding

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