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Online Bachelor of Science in Sports Management*

The drives to compete, improve yourself, and support your team are essential both in athletics and your career.

Pursue a degree in sports management to realize your dream of combining passion with profession, as you develop the skills to lead sports organizations to new heights of success.

*Program pending SACSCOC approval

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Sports and entertainment occupations are projected to grow 10% by 2026, as estimated by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, and Point University is thrilled to prepare graduates for this exciting, expanding industry. Point’s 100% online Bachelor of Science in Sports Management degree furnishes students with the professional knowledge and skills to lead and manage an organization devoted to sports, fitness, or physical activity.

Sports management is essential to organizations of all kinds: municipal recreation, private and social organizations, church sport ministries, as well as amateur, college-level, and professional sports. This degree combines applied learning and real-world problem solving with an emphasis on Christ-centered service, so graduates are prepared to tackle new and existing challenges in the world of athletics.

As an added bonus, all online students enjoy membership to the North American Society for Sport Management (NASSM). This national group is dedicated to supporting and advancing sports professionals, with access to insider journals, events, and student services.

1. Manage human, financial, and physical resources to achieve the objectives of an athletic organization or department.

2. Demonstrate knowledge of accounting, finance, and marketing principles distinct to the sports industry.

3. Use and apply sports management concepts for problem solving and decision making in an ethical and law-abiding context.


The online bachelor in sports management program’s broad curriculum provides a foundation in the major facets of sports business enterprises, including management, planning, communication, marketing, finance, law, and ethics. Listed below are some of the courses offered to students:

  • Sports Facilities & Events Management
  • Principles of Microeconomics
  • Sports Marketing
  • Ethics in Sports
  • Strategic Management & Planning

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Program Length

Offered entirely online, the bachelor's degree in sports management at Point University allows students to structure their own study schedule. For this reason, the program length differs depending on how many credits students choose to take per term. On average, students complete the 120 credits required for the online sports management degree in less than four years.

Program Cost

All students enrolled in the online sports management bachelor’s program at Point University pay the same tuition rate, regardless of the state where the student resides. Already one of the most affordable choices among private colleges, Point University offers online students almost 40% off regular on-campus tuition.

Rate: $410 per credit hour

To view a complete breakdown of tuition and fees, visit our Tuition & Fees: Online Students page.

Career Opportunities

Point’s online bachelor’s degree in sports management will equip you with the knowledge and tools to launch a successful career across a wide range of industries in roles such as:

  • Athletic Director
  • Sports Agent
  • Marketing and Promotion Manager
  • Franchise Sales Representative
  • Facility Manager


Point University offers the bachelor's degree in sports management in a fully-online format. Online students engage in asynchronous learning through a course website that facilitates interaction with their instructor and classmates.



This degree is 100% online. Take classes anytime – from anywhere in the world.



Up to 80 credit hours can be transferred into this program from an accredited institution, shortening your degree time by half or more.


Your faith will be strengthened with courses taught from a Christian worldview.


As an online student, you’ll receive the same quality education from respected professors as our on-campus students.



Our online student support services promote development tailored to fit your personal and professional goals.


Our 18-to-1 student to professor ratio provides a small class size where you’re not just a student – you’re family.

At Point University, you’ll develop critical-thinking and problem-solving skills, all while learning to be an effective leader. Get started today to discover your place in the Point family!

Point University provides a wonderful learning environment where you can grow both academically and spiritually. The professors encourage and support you and want you to succeed. The online classes are really convenient as you can set your own weekly schedule to fit the needs of your lifestyle.

– Laura Doering, online student