Earn your Master of Science in Sports Management online at Southern New Hampshire University and make your love for sports a career. This master's program provides the training you'll need to break into this competitive, fulfilling industry by blending experiential learning opportunities with a strong foundation in business administration.
Develop strong written and communication skills, the ability to think critically and creatively, and a savvy business sense, and gain hands-on experience all while studying the sport-related subject matter about which you are passionate.
As one of the most established programs in the country, with a history that dates more than 25 years, SNHU's master's in sports management offers you opportunities to connect with accomplished industry professionals throughout New England and beyond.
As a private, nonprofit university, SNHU has one mission – to help you see yourself succeed. The benefits of earning your master's in sports management online at SNHU include:
Acceptance decisions are made on a rolling basis throughout the year for our 5 graduate terms. You can apply at any time and get a decision within days of submitting all required materials. To apply, simply contact an admission counselor, who can help you explore financial options. Your counselor can also walk you through the application process, which involves completing a graduate application ($40 fee) and providing undergraduate transcripts.
According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the job outlook for sports managers is good, with management careers in general projected to grow 9% through 2026.* Whether you see yourself working in marketing, facilities management, event planning or any number of sports management careers, this master's in sports management degree helps get you there. It also connects you with a strong network of alumni who work for sports organizations around the country - from pro franchises and sports apparel giants to amateur athletic organizations.
Coursework in SNHU’s master's in sports management online provides the necessary interdisciplinary business skills you need to compete in today’s job market. From research methods to management of sports organizations to sport marketing and media, our sports management curriculum helps bridge the gap between theory and application in the real world, so you leave with practical tools you can immediately use in the workplace.
This is a 36-credit-hour program conveniently offered online. The program also provides the flexibility of allowing you to choose five electives, which can all be sports management courses, if you choose.
Total Credits: 36
“You’re going to have access to a lot of executives who are alumni of the school,” said Marc de Grandpre, GM of the NY Red Bulls. He knows – he’s one of our sports school success stories. Learn how his BS and MBA in Sport Management helped him rise to the top.
Thanks to her online sports education at SNHU, Stephanie Arpaia scored a major advantage in kickstarting her sports career. Today, she’s director of consulting for a sports management firm where she puts her MS in Sport Management to the test every day.
Tuition rates for SNHU's online degree programs are among the lowest in the nation. We offer a 25% tuition discount for U.S. service members, both full and part time, and the spouses of those on active duty.
*Tuition Rates are subject to change and are reviewed Annually.
$40 Application Fee, $150 Graduation Fee, Course Materials ($ varies by course)
Southern New Hampshire University is accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education as well as several other accrediting bodies.
This program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP). Student achievement data can be found on College Navigator.
*All concentrations associated with the program are also accredited through ACBSP.