Post University Sport Management Programs

The Post University online sport management degree program prepares students to enter management, administrative, and marketing careers with sport-related companies. Classes are online and completed at your own pace. Students can fulfill all requirements in two to three years if pursuing a bachelor’s degree.

Coursework varies by program. To complete a Bachelors of Science in sport management, students must fulfill all general education requirements in addition to sports management and business courses such as sport law, sport marketing, foundations of sport management, and sport economics. With a Bachelor of Science in sport management, students are prepared to work as:

  • Coaches and Scouts: Coach groups or individuals in the fundamentals of sports.
  • General and Operations Managers: Plan, direct, or coordinate the operations of public or private sector organizations.
  • Recreation Workers: Conduct recreation activities with groups in public, private, or volunteer agencies or recreation facilities.

These careers are only a few of the many options available to students upon graduation. Sports managers work in a variety of different settings including fitness clubs, college campuses, sports agencies, and other management firms.

Available Online Programs

  • BS: Sports Management

Facts About Post University

Post University was founded in 1890 and has grown into a prominent online institution with more than 4,000 distance learners. The main campus is located on 58 acres in the suburbs of Waterbury, Connecticut. Additional facts about Post University include:

  • Accredited by the New England Association of Schools and College, Inc.
  • Licensed by the State of Connecticut to grant associates, baccalaureate and master’s degrees
  • Offers cooperative education, cross registration, double major, honors program, independent study, internships, liberal arts/career combination, and study abroad
  • Accelerated degree programs are offered in eight-week modules, starting six times per year
  • Average class size is approximately 16 students

Online Sports Management Degrees

Ohio University — Ohio University has two online degrees in Sports Management: MS in Athletic Administration and MS in Coaching Education. OHU has over 35,000 current students enrolled with sports and student organizations available and almost 5,000 total employees. OHU is located in Athens, Ohio, just southwest of the capital, Columbus.
Southern New Hampshire University — While an undergraduate degree is required, the MBA and MS of Sports Management from South New Hampshire University can be completed in less than two years, making it a quick way to propel your career forward. Located in Manchester, New Hampshire, the main campus has WiFi, an Olympic pool, and even an art gallery.
St. Leo University — The MBA degree in sports business from St. Leo University will give its students a thorough understanding of teamwork, ethics, communication, and management within a sport and recreation environment. Students often go on to pursue jobs in professional sports, fitness facilities, retailers, franchises, and athletic departments. Curriculum is designed to reflect the current best practices and standards with in the industry.
Ashford University — Your BA in Sports and Recreation Management or Marketing degree can be completed entirely online, and you can transfer up to 90 credits, accelerating the process further. Ashford University was founded almost 100 years ago and its online division includes over 30 degrees at the associate, bachelor, and master level.
Northcentral University — Northcentral University offers online programs for an EdD or PhD in Sports Management which prepares students for high profile and leadership positions. Founded in 1978 in Prescott Valley, Arizona, NCU is now the school of choice for over 10,000 students who are active in school events and organizations.
Liberty University — The focus of Liberty University's MS in Sports Management is how organizational skills and leadership plays a role in sports organizations and athletic programs. The program can be completed in less than two years and up to six credit hours can be transferred. However, you will need an undergrad degree in order to enroll.
Salem International University — For a practical approach to your education with hands-on training and career-oriented curriculum, Salem International University provides an online degree for the BSBA in Sports and Recreation Management program. SIU's 100 acre campus is located in Salem, West Virginia and was originally established as Salem College in 1888, creating a long list of traditions and a rich student experience.
Tiffin University — TIffin University's MBA program in sports management prepares its students for management positions in recreational, collegiate, and professional sports. The main focus of the program is on developing skills in communication, leadership, IT, and problem solving.
Capella University — Students enrolled in Capella University's online MS in psychology with a specialization in sport psychology – offered through the Harold Abel School of Social and Behavioral Sciences – learn how psychological principles affect amateur and professional athletes, as well as team motivation, stress management and injury recovery.

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