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Earn Your BS in Sports Management Online

Athletic programs, sports teams, and individual athletes have a winning mindset. Professionals with proficiency in sports administration and strategy help support goals aimed at success. By earning your Bachelor of Science in Sports Management online from American Public University (APU), you build your capacity for sports management and administration of collegiate, community, and high school sports programs, teams, and athletes.

APU’s programs are online with 24/7 access and no set login times. At APU, there are no entrance exams and classes start every month, so you can begin quickly and control your schedule. Ask us about transfer credit opportunities to help you save time and money in completing your degree.

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Commission on Sport Management Accreditation (COSMA)


The sport management degree program at the American Public University has received specialized accreditation through the Commission on Sport Management Accreditation (COSMA) located in Fort Collins, Colorado, USA. The sport management program in the following degrees is accredited by COSMA:

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* All U.S. active-duty servicemembers, National Guard members, Reservists, and military families, (parents, spouses, legal partners, siblings, and dependents) are eligible for the Preferred Military Rate of $250/credit hour for undergraduate and $290/credit hour for master’s-level courses. The Preferred Military Rate, which is applied automatically, supersedes all other university grants and special rates, and cannot be combined with any other special promotions.

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Why You Should Earn This Bachelor's From APU

Essential Coursework

This business-oriented sports management degree provides a broad, yet comprehensive, exploration of the industry, sports law, facility management, ethics, finance, marketing, communication, and event management.


Your studies conclude with a senior seminar providing guidance in using real-world career exploration tools and preparing you for next steps upon successful completion of your studies. There is also an opportunity to seek certification in ticket sales as part of the program.

Practical Perspective

An industry advisory council provides real-world insight to ensure our BS in Sports Management program is timely and relevant.

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