Master of Science in Sport Management School of Health Sciences Liberty University

Master of Science in Sport Management School of Health Sciences Liberty University

Lynchburg, VA
location
Private
type
Suburban
setting
81%
19%
student ratio
Not Reported
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
Not Reported
fall application deadline
49%
acceptance rate
1 Degree Offered
degrees offered

Overview

The Master of Science in Sport Management

The Master of Science in Sport Management program is designed to prepare competent, effective leaders with a biblical worldview who will model high standards and assume a leadership role in the sport industry. The program is 36 credit hours and offers several specializations, including tourism, sport administration, and outdoor adventure sport. Students can choose between a thesis or an internship. This program is great for working professionals, as each course is offered in an 8-week format, one night per week, from 5-8 pm.

Notable Faculty

Dr. Clark Zealand, the director of the program, has both academic and professional experience. He owns and operates an e-commerce business (www.TheAidStation.com), which specializes in gear for trail runners, and is the founder and owner of Eco-X Sports, a race management company that provides individuals with athletic instruction, lifestyle education, and outdoor-related research for recreational and competitive sporting events. Dr. Zealand is also the race director for a number of well-known races, including the Terrapin Mountain 50k and Half-Marathon, Grindstone 100, and Mountain Masochist 50-Mile Trail Run. He has competed in numerous ultra-races and holds several course records. Throughout the year, Dr. Zealand also serves as a product tester for various outdoor adventure companies and has consulted for numerous agencies, including the Parks Canada Agency, the United States Forest Service, The Conservation Alliance, and the Leave-No-Trace Center for Outdoor Ethics.

Available Internships

Alumni and current students enrolled are working or have completed internships with the Carolina Panthers (NFL), Charlotte Bobcats (NBA), Denver Broncos Football Club (NFL), Heritage High School Football (Lynchburg, VA), Lynchburg Hillcats (Class A Affiliate of the Atlanta Braves), Mandalay Baseball Properties, Liberty Christian Academy Football (Lynchburg, VA), Liberty University Athletics (NCAA - Division I), Rockford IceHogs (AHL), Sodexo (Sport Facility Management), Southern Maryland Bobcats, Washington Redskins (NFL), NFL Players Association, and Sports Spectrum Magazine.


Location & Contact

Master of Science in Sport Management

School of Health Sciences
Liberty University

Lynchburg, VA


Degrees & Awards

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Sports Management Master's
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees Not reported
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported
    • * Shows the number of degrees awarded for the last academic year that data was reported.
  • Earning Your Degree
    • Part-time study available? Not reported
    • Evening/weekend programs available? Not reported
    • Distance learning programs available? Not reported
    • Terminal master's degree available? Not reported
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees Not reported
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported


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