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Online Master’s Degree in Sport Management

Sports Management Online Masters Degree

Florida Gymnasium


If you’re interested in pursuing leadership opportunities in the field of sport ― whether in the collegiate, professional, or amateur arena ― the University of Florida’s online Master’s Degree in Sport Management can help you reach your professional and academic goals. The online program is a perfect fit for those looking to have an impact on the “behind-the-scenes” facets of sport, exploring critical aspects of the essential administrative functions that keep athletes on the field and drive a successful organization.

An effective mix of comprehensive curriculum shaped by expert faculty who are active in research and the convenience of online learning, earning an online masters degree in sports management offers a unique opportunity to working professionals. The program examines the fundamental skills and competencies required for success in many areas of sport management, with courses that explore:

  • Finance for sport organizations
  • Sociological principles of sport
  • Risk management and legal issues relating to sport
  • Sport marketing
  • Research and evaluation methods
  • Athlete training and development
  • Psychology and physiology of high-performing athletes

The program’s required coursework offers a great deal of flexibility, allowing students to complete a professional internship or advanced practicum to fulfill their electives. Additionally, if you’re interested in pursuing opportunities in athlete performance training, the program offers a specialization in athlete performance and development that can be completed in lieu of the elective requirement. The specialization also qualifies students to pursue certification through the Professional Association of Athlete Development Specialists (PAADS).

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