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

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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