Sport Management (M.S.) - General (Non-Thesis)

Sport Management (M.S.) - General (Non-Thesis)

Important: This degree plan is effective for those starting this degree program in fall 2023 through summer 2024. This degree plan will remain in effect for students who do not break enrollment or who do not change degree programs, concentrations, or cognates.

Core Courses
SMGT 501Social Issues in Sport Management3
SMGT 502Sport Marketing and Public Relations3
SMGT 503Ethics in Sport3
SMGT 504Foundations of Sport Outreach3
SMGT 505Legal Issues in Sport3
SMGT 506Economics and Financial Management of Sport3
SMGT 520Understanding Research in Sport, Recreation, and Tourism3
Total Hours21
General Non-Thesis Cognate
Sport Management Elective 13
Sport Management Elective 13
Sport Management Elective 13
SMGT 699Internship 26
Total Hours15

Must be a SMGT 500-600 level course


SMGT 699 is a variable course of 3-6 credit hours. Students will have the option of taking SMGT 699 two times, for 3 credits each time, or one time for 6 hours. The student must complete 6 hours total internship for graduation.

All applicable prerequisites must be met

Graduation Requirements

  • Complete 36 hours
  • A maximum of 50% of the program hours may be transferred if approved and allowable, including credit from an earned degree from Liberty University on the same academic level
  • 3.0 GPA
  • No more than two grades of C may be applied to the degree (includes grades of C+ & C-)
  • No grade of D or below may be applied to the degree (includes grades of  D+ & D-)
  • Degree must be completed within 5 years
  • Submission of Degree Completion Application must be completed within the last semester of a student's anticipated graduation date

Program Offered in Resident & Online Format

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