Salem International University Sport Management Programs
Salem International University offers online Bachelor of Science or Master of Science degrees in business administration with specialties in sports administration. Salem University’s programs are offered on a monthly intensive schedule to allow students to complete degrees in less time. A bachelor’s degree can be completed in 40 months of full time enrollment, and the MBA-Sports Administration can be completed in just 12 months.
Some students who are interested in sports administration go a different route and get their start in physical education. Salem University offers a Master of Education in physical education and health that could help you launch a career in a secondary or postsecondary school’s athletic department.
Salem International University’s stated mission is to “prepare global citizens with broad knowledge, marketable professional skills, and the ability to make decisions with integrity and an international perspective. SIU’s combined offering of a small, intimate campus setting and intensive online courses allows it to provide both “the college experience” and a quick educational boost for working professionals, especially in the fields of business, nursing, criminal justice, and sport administration.
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Facts About Salem International University
Salem International University was founded in 1888 in Salem, West Virginia, by members of the Seventh Day Baptist Church. Additional facts about SIU include:
- SIU is a small school, with under 900 students, and its class sizes are commensurately small, which should appeal to any students who like face time with professors.
- SIU is regionally accredited by The Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.
- SIU’s mascot is the Tigers, and the university has several NCAA Division II athletic teams which compete in the Eastern College Athletic Conference.
- SIU students may be eligible to receive Pell grants and other Title IV benefits from the U.S. government to help pay for their education.
Online Sports Management Degrees
Whether you're starting your career or looking to advance it, there are several online degrees from accredited schools available in Sports Management at every education level. Specializations range from Sports Psychology to Marketing or Athletic Administration emphasis. The following links from each school will put you in contact with the right people for more information on the program of your choice.
— Post University offers an online BS in Sports Management
degree that explores the managerial, administrative, and marketing aspects of the sports industry. Average class size is about sixteen students leaving room for peer-to-peer interaction and one-to-one tutoring. Post University is located in Waterbury, Connecticut and has 9000 part- and full-time students.
— Your BA in Sports and Recreation Management
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 offers online programs for an MEd
or PhD in Athletic Administration
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.
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.
— 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.
— 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.
University of the Rockies
— The University of the Rockies offers an MA in sports and performance psychology
degree program that educates its students in how to be an effective coach/leader and get the most out of a team, in sports or more general human performance. Graduates of this program typically enter careers as business consultants, coaches, physical therapists, or personal trainers.
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