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Online Master’s Degree in Sport Management

UF’s expert faculty designed the Master of Science in Sport Management to help students develop the latest advanced sport industry skills and knowledge. Our students explore essential administrative functions that make sport organizations successful and keep athletes on the field. Read More...

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Online Master’s Degree in Sport Management

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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 Florida’s 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:

The program also provides students with the option of pursuing a specialization in Athlete Development, High Performance Coaching, or Sport Law, each of which can satisfy all or a portion of the elective requirement. Specializations give students an opportunity to delve deeper into an area of interest, develop expertise, and prepare for a specific career path. The Athlete Development specialization also qualifies students to pursue certification through the Professional Association of Athlete Development Specialists (PAADS).

Students who are interested in organizing and coordinating Olympic events or other sport competitions may choose to pursue a Graduate Certificate in Sport Event Management. You can complete the requirements for this certificate in one year as part of the M.S. in Sport Management program.

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Online Master’s Degree in Sport Management

As the first program in the nation to become PAADS-certified, we stand at forefront of sport management education. Few other graduate programs in the field provide the academic rigor, the in-the-field expertise and the personal attention that the University of Florida's online Master of Science in Sport Management offers. Read More...

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Over 800 connections with the Gator Athlete Network are available on LinkedIn

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Push your passion for sport further with a Master’s Degree in Sport Management that brings together multiple disciplines, including athlete development, business management, and sport law. The University of Florida devised a cutting-edge curriculum to propel graduates into the next era of sport management.

The results speak for themselves: current UF M.S. in Sport Management students and alumni have found opportunities in all levels of sport management, including local recreational facilities, academic research, collegiate athletic programs such as the University of Florida and national franchises such as the New York Mets.

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Maximizing Your Career Potential

In addition to the leading-edge curriculum, online sport management students gain access to UF's expert career coaches. Our coaches work with you to help you plan your careers and identify the specific steps you need to take to reach your goals.

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