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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

Sports Management Online Masters Degree Florida

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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:

  • 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 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).

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