Liberty University

Master of Science in Sport Management


1971 University Blvd

Lynchburg, VA 24515

United States

Program Information

Degrees Offered:


Format: Campus

Program Description:

Residential Program

The graduate program in Sport Management at Liberty provides a variety of program options to meet the needs of recent undergraduate students, non-traditional students, international applicants and working professionals. The Master of Science degree is designed to prepare competent, effective leaders with a Biblical worldview who will model high standards and assume a leadership role in the sport industry.

  • 36 hour graduate program
  • Residential and online formats
  • Graduate assistantships available

Academic Information

Thesis and non-thesis options

  • General- Residential & Online
  • Outdoor Adventure Sport - Residential & Online
  • Sport Administration - Residential & Online
  • Tourism - Residential & Online


Sampling of Program Courses:

  • Social Issues in Sport Management: SMGT 501
  • Sport Marketing and Public Relations: SMGT 502
  • Ethics in Sport: SMGT 503
  • Foundations of Sport Ministry: SMGT 504
  • Legal Issues in Sports: SMGT 505
  • Economics and Financial Management of Sport: SMGT 506

Career Opportunities

  • Advertising
  • Adventure sport management
  • Collegiate athletic administration
  • Communication in sport
  • Compliance/Governance
  • Event management and ticket operations
  • Facility and arena management
  • Fitness and health industry management
  • Outdoor recreation and park planning
  • Professional sport management
  • Recreation and tourism management
  • Resort management
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