This degree is designed for those who are interested in sports management, coaching, and administration. The core curriculum includes the social contexts of sport in historical and modern society, fundamentals of the sports industry, and specific focuses in sports law, marketing, promotion, public relations, finance, and economics. Students are provided with an opportunity to concentrate in an area of specific interest, to include sports administration for the aspiring collegiate, community, or high school athletic official; coaching theory and strategy for those interested in leading and coaching teams; management for those interested in general sports management opportunities and business administration for those interested in running the front office.
The American Public University System is regionally accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, North Central Association; and nationally, by the Accrediting Commission of the Distance Education and Training Council.
Applicants must have a Bachelor degree to apply.
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The University participates in the William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan Program, Federal PLUS, and Federal GRADPLUS programs. American Military University also offers Military Tuition Assistance and the GI Bill