Sports Management, B.Sc. | Online | American Public University | United States
48 months
285 USD/credit 8550 USD/year
285 USD/credit 8550 USD/year
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The Sports Management BSc course at the American Public University is designed for those who are interested in sports management, coaching, and administration in collegiate, community, or high school sports.  


Course Details

The Sports Management BSc course at the American Public University arms you with an improved understanding of sports administration, coaching theory and strategy, and business skills such as marketing, promotion, public relations, finance, and sports law. This degree program is an ideal choice for you as you pursue a career as an interscholastic or intercollegiate coach, sports manager, or front-office manager.

American Public University System’s Sports Management degree program is designed to prepare students to meet sport industry demands through the use of theoretical and practical application. Progressive curriculum design, with interactive teaching methods, high interaction, and applicable research provide students with the knowledge, skills, and abilities needed to be successful in the sports industry.

What You Will Do

  • Describe the impact of legal principles and considerations in sport management on the decision-making process for sport managers
  • Apply management principles, concepts, and practices associated with the operations and maintenance of sports and recreation facilities
  • Appraise sociological, historical, political, and philosophical aspects of sport
  • Examine ethical practices, procedures, and decision-making models used in sports management professions
  • Apply financial management principles and concepts to managing a sports organization and facility
  • Analyze the dimensions of specific sport marketing plans and strategies

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Sports Law, Risk, and Regulation
  • Sports and Recreation Facility Management
  • Ethics in Sports
  • Contemporary and Social Issues in Sport
  • Sports Management 
  • Sports Event Management and Planning

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months
  • Part-time
    • 120 months

Start dates & application deadlines

You can apply for and start this programme anytime.
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Courses Start Monthly 


120 alternative credits



Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • All APU undergraduate programs require a minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent (i.e. GED).
  • Please read all undergraduate admission requirements before applying to this program and be prepared to submit the required documentation.
  • There is no fee to complete the APU admission application. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    8550 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 285 USD per credit during 48 months.
  • National

    8550 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 285 USD per credit during 48 months.

$250 with military grant


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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