Ready to Serve
Suit up for sports leadership positions with the online Master of Sports Administration degree from Belhaven University. This degree combines a cutting-edge curriculum with Christian ethics to prepare you for the ever-changing and highly complex world of sports management.
The MSA online combines the academic, practical and technical skills that are demanded in the sports management world with the values of a Christ-centered education.
Why You’ll Love Sports Administration at Belhaven
Time it takes to finish one online course
Program is recognized by numerous publications as one of the best nationally
Time it takes to complete this 36-hour program
7-week courses, taught year-round
What Can You Do with a Sports Administration Degree?
After graduating, you may pursue a career in sports regulation, marketing, negotiations, budgeting, research, project management, or retail. Common job titles include:
- Associate or assistant director of marketing or ticket sales
- Athlete development specialist
- Business development coordinator
- Contract negotiation manager
- Director of collegiate athletics
- Executive professional league administrator
- Facilities manager
- Fitness manager
- Game operations director
- Sports agent
- Sports revenue manager
You may also be promoted within your current organization or choose to pursue a DBA program.
*This program does not meet the Mississippi state requirements for teacher or athletic administrator certification.
School of Business: Verified Excellence
Belhaven’s business school is accredited by the International Accreditation Council for Business Education (IACBE). Why is this important?
Knowing the School of Business is accredited by the IACBE tells you that Belhaven voluntarily holds itself to a set of quality standards and is willing to allow outside business experts come to campus and verify Belhaven is doing what we say we are doing. Belhaven’s commitment to the accreditation process benefits you because it ensures you will be provided a quality education.
Sports Administration: What You’ll Study
Applying to Belhaven’s online programs is quick and easy. We’ll need a couple supporting documents — things like transcripts from any other school you’ve attended. When you have gathered those, just complete our online application form.
To enter this program, you must have a bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college. A 2.5 cumulative GPA from undergraduate work is required for admission. You may also be admitted by showing nine hours of graduate work with a “B” or better in each course.
Up to six hours of accredited graduate work may be transferred if a “B” or better is earned in each course.
If you don’t meet these requirements, you may be conditionally admitted. For consideration, submit to the Office of Online Admission an essay outlining your goals and two letters of recommendation. If you’re conditionally admitted, you must earn a 3.0 GPA in the first six semester hours of graduate work to continue in the program.
This program does not meet the Mississippi state requirements for teacher or athletic administrator certification. By applying, you acknowledge your understanding of this fact. To proceed with your application, you must sign a Memo of Understanding (PDF) to this effect.
These rates are for August 1, 2023 through July 31, 2024.
|Program||Per Credit Hour|
|Master of Sports Administration||$605|
All students enrolled in this program are eligible for the special discount rate.
* Military/first responder benefits cannot be combined with any other institutional scholarships or discounts.
Sports Administration: National Recognitions
Our program is ranked as one of the best programs in the nation by both Online MBA Today (#10) and Best College Reviews (#24). Additionally, Best Colleges Online ranked the program #16 nationally for its affordability.
Verse of the Year
God is working in you, giving you the desire and the power to do what pleases Him.